Venn Diagram   Christianity Judaism Islam
Date Founded 33 CE  (Date of Jesus’ crucifixion) 622 CE Unknown
Prophet / Founder Jesus/apostles/Paul Muhammad Moses or Abraham
Number of Gods Monotheism (Holy Trinity) Monotheism (Allah) Monotheism (Elohim or Yahweh)
Christians Muslims Jews Adherents Called
Number of Followers 2 billion 1.3 billion 14 million
Location on Earth
Original Language (s) Aramaic Arabic Hebrew
Sacred Text Bible Koran TaNekh
Leaders Pastor, Priest Imam, mullah Rabbi
House of Worship Church Mosque Synagogue
Main Worship Day Sunday Friday Saturday
Dietary requirements Protestants: None  (Catholics: meatless Fridays) halal kosher
Important cities Jerusalem, Bethlehem Mecca, Medina, Jerusalem Jerusalem
Religious attire None universally required (except that in some  churches, women’s head must be covered) Women’s head cove...
Means of Salvation Repent & faith in Jesus Correct behavior, good deeds, Five Pillars Belief in God Good deeds
After Life? After life After Life No After life
Resurrection of Jesus? Affirmed Denied Denied
Religion and Government Separate Integrated (theocracy) Separate
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Comparative Religions3

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A brief look and comparative aspects of the three major Southwest Asia-based relsions.

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Comparative Religions3

  1. 1. Venn Diagram Christianity Judaism Islam
  2. 2. Date Founded 33 CE (Date of Jesus’ crucifixion) 622 CE Unknown
  3. 3. Prophet / Founder Jesus/apostles/Paul Muhammad Moses or Abraham
  4. 4. Number of Gods Monotheism (Holy Trinity) Monotheism (Allah) Monotheism (Elohim or Yahweh)
  5. 5. Christians Muslims Jews Adherents Called
  6. 6. Number of Followers 2 billion 1.3 billion 14 million
  7. 7. Location on Earth
  8. 8. Original Language (s) Aramaic Arabic Hebrew
  9. 9. Sacred Text Bible Koran TaNekh
  10. 10. Leaders Pastor, Priest Imam, mullah Rabbi
  11. 11. House of Worship Church Mosque Synagogue
  12. 12. Main Worship Day Sunday Friday Saturday
  13. 13. Dietary requirements Protestants: None (Catholics: meatless Fridays) halal kosher
  14. 14. Important cities Jerusalem, Bethlehem Mecca, Medina, Jerusalem Jerusalem
  15. 15. Religious attire None universally required (except that in some churches, women’s head must be covered) Women’s head covered: burqua, hijab Men wear skullcap: yarmulke
  16. 16. Means of Salvation Repent & faith in Jesus Correct behavior, good deeds, Five Pillars Belief in God Good deeds
  17. 17. After Life? After life After Life No After life
  18. 18. Resurrection of Jesus? Affirmed Denied Denied
  19. 19. Religion and Government Separate Integrated (theocracy) Separate

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