The world consists of so many different types of religions, and every religion has its own

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The world consists of so many different types of religions, and every religion has its own objectives, their own path, and their own different beliefs. Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are the three most prominent religions in the western civilization. From their origins to life rituals, they have a great amount of similarities and differences between these three prominent religions. The origin of Judaism initiated around 1812 BC and it is one of the world’s oldest monotheistic religions. This religion commenced through the Patriarch and Matriarch of the belief, Abraham and Sarah. Together they gave birth to a baby boy named Isaac. Jewish people believed that Isaac is one of their ancestors. Later Abraham had another son named Ismael with…show more content…
Prayer is the means by which Christians communicate with their God. The New Testament says that Jesus taught his disciples how to pray and that he wanted them to refer God as Father. Christians still continue this tradition. After Jesus, the spreading of the religion was largely due to the work of a converted Jew, Paul or Saint Paul. Through the writings and teachings of Paul, Christianity began to set apart itself from Judaism. The new religion adapted many of the forms of worship of the older Judaism. The Bible, composed of both the Old Testament and the New Testament, is the sacred book of Christianity. Christianity remains to be and will always be one of the world’s largest religion. Most Christians attend worship services at church on Sundays, which basically includes singing, prayer and a sermon. Most Christian churches have a special ritual for ordination, or having a person fit for a leadership position in the church. At home, most practicing Christians pray regularly and many read the Bible. Christians soon also developed two primary sacraments, or sacred ceremonies: baptism and the Lord's Supper. Baptism is a religious ceremony in which a person is dipped in water as a sign of being cleansed of sin. The Last Supper is a remembering Christ's last meal with his disciples before he died. Another practice Christians do is fasting, in which they don’t eat or drink for a determined period. Christian celebrates Christmas from Dec 25-

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