What Is A Reflection About Christianity And Judaism

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During this course, I have learned about several different religions and philosophies. Being that I am a practicing Catholic, I have chosen to write what I learned about Christianity and Judaism. Being born and raised Catholic I know quite a bit about Catholicism and Christianity in general however, I never know too much about other Christian denominations. Judaism is the next religion I feel I know a little bit about based on my Catholic upbringing. So, with believing I knew a lot about these two religions I was surprised at what I learned by studying them in class. As I write about these two religions I will include elements that I took from the religions and incorporated them into my “created” religion based on Friends.
In the Christian religion, we believe that everyone is born with the original sin of Adam and Eve who disobeyed God and ate the forbidden fruit. Being with sin we are not in accordance with God and his laws, thus we are separated from his grace and not allowed to enter heaven. Through God’s love of his people he sent his son, in human form, to live amongst us on Earth. Jesus was born and lived without sin. When Jesus was crucified on the cross, he died, was buried, and was resurrected in his full glory. We believe that by Jesus dying on the cross, we received salvation and forgiveness for our sins. As a Catholic I believe that our sins are forgiven by the priest in the sacrament of reconciliation or confession. The priest is acting on the authority

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