Presentation on theme: "What are the similarities between Islam, Christianity, and Judaism?"— Presentation transcript:
1 What are the similarities between Islam, Christianity, and Judaism? All 3 began in Southwest AsiaJudaism with Abraham in the Ancient city of Ur about 2000 BCChristianity in Jerusalem with the ministry of Jesus about 30 ADIslam with Muhammad in Mecca (Saudi Arabia) about 610 ADAbraham and other prophetsAll 3 recognize Adam, Noah, Abraham, and many others as prophets of God.Both Christianity and Islam recognize Jesus as an important prophet… although Christianity also sees Jesus as the Son of God.Isaac and IshmaelJews and Christians claim connection to Abraham through his son Isaac from his wife Sarah.Islam claims connection to Abraham through his son Ishmael from his servant Hagar.Jews and Christians believe that Abraham was called to sacrifice his son Isaac until an angel intervened.Muslims (and the Baha’i) believe that it was Ishmael, not Isaac, who was set to be sacrificed.
2 What are the similarities between Islam, Christianity, and Judaism? Common Holy Sites-The Dome of the Rock in Islamic belief is the spot where Muhammad ascended into Heaven (3rd Holiest site in Islam)-In Judaism it is the Holiest spot of Earth, the site of the Holy of Holies of the Temple.-All 3 religions believe that this is the spot of Mount Moriah, or the altar where Abraham was to sacrifice his son Isaac/Ishmael.
5 Cosmogony Christian—Earth created by God, given to humans Muslim—Earth created by Allah, humans as representativesJewish—Earth created by God, given to humans
6 Territorial Conflicts Religion vs. Government PoliciesReligion vs. Religion
7 Religion vs. Government Policies Religion vs. Social ChangeTaliban vs. Western ValuesHinduism vs. Social EqualityReligion vs. CommunismEastern Orthodox & Islam vs. Soviet UnionBuddhism vs. South East Asian Countries
8 Religion vs. Religion Religious wars in Ireland Protestants vs CatholicsReligious wars in the Middle EastCrusades between Christians and MuslimsJews vs. Muslims in Palestine
9 November 21st, 2014 No Spirals today Turn in any missing work!!! Ch. 5/6 Reading Notes and Quiz on Monday 12/1Israel and Palestine today