The Three Major Religions Of The World

1465 Words Jun 24th, 2015 6 Pages
On this vast planet religions are becoming more prevalent and are being studied more frequently in recent times. Many individuals want to study and learn about the origins of some religions, on where they were developed and what was the cause of this glorification of a divine. The art of religion is processed by many ideologies, background, beliefs, myths, and rituals. The five major religions of the world include: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, and Hinduism are solely based on these ideologies, and ultimately leads to one goal, to follow the path of god, or to seek a euphoric state of salvation. In spite of all the differences among the world’s five major religions, they have very similar ethical constructs, which should encourage more mutual respect among them. Each of the world’s five major religions have a set of principles and laws in which they abide by. In the morals and ethics of Christianity, they have the Greatest Commandment which pertains to loving God with all your might. To fulfill this principle, they follow the Golden Rule (do unto others as you would do unto yourself), and the Ten Commandments. The Ten Commandments are very similar to the 5 Precepts of Buddhism: do not kill, do not steal, do not participate in sexual misconduct, do not lie, and to not become intoxicated. These values are shared among people of the Islamic religion as they do not believe in the wrongdoings of certain actions within the Halal law as it dictates what one’s actions is…
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