ISLAM VS. CHRISTIANITY MATT MCHOLLAND HISTORY 150
**ISLAM VS. CHRISTIANITY*** In the later 16th century, the Mediterranean was the center of civilization and a great battle took place for mastery of it. Some decades before the Turks had taken over Constantinople and whatwas left of the eastern Roman Empire. Under a set of extraordinary gifted sultans, they then advanced by land and sea. However, thePope tried to organize a defense and from here on it was Christianity vs. Islam.
****ISLAM VS. CHRISTIANITY*** They are the two largest religions in the world along with Jews. THE MAJOR DIFFERENCES Islam refutes the idea that Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross. Theybelieve that God spared his messenger from such an “ignominious” death and later took him up to himself.On the other hand, Christians believe that the death of Jesus on the cross in the focal point of all that they believe. They only way for man to be reconciled to a Holy God is for the ultimate price to be paid. Christians believe that Jesus Christ paid the ultimate price by shedding his blood.
*** ISLAM VS. CHRISTIANITY***Islam is monotheist. The first phrase in the Declaration of the Faith states: “I bear witness that there is no God but the Almighty God and that Mohammad is a messenger of God.With relation to Christianity, the Christina scriptures, both theNew and the Old Testaments, teach that the Godhead consist of three people in one: the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
ISLAM VS. CHRISTIANITYIslam considers Jesus a Prophet just like Moses, Abraham and Noah. Also, Jesus Christ was a created being; he is just like AdamAccording to Christians, Jesus was more than a Prophet; he is God. Also, Jesus Christ was pre-existent to creation.HOWEVER, BOTH GREE THAT JESUS MIRACULOUSLY WAS BORN OF A VIRGIN.
ISLAM VS. CHRISTIANITYIslam rejects the doctrine of original sin while the Bible teaches that man is born into sin.Islam- they believe that salvation comes only through Allah and only those who obey Allah and Mohammed his prophet can enter into heaven. Christians- Salvation comes only through Jesus Christ.
ISLAM VS. CHRISTIANITY Islam denies the crucifixion of Jesus; Jesus never died. According to this religion, salvation must be earnedChristians- Jesus died and rose again. Salvation comes only through faith and grace.