The Religion Of Islam And Christianity Essay example

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Jesus in Christianity is often seen as the central figure of worship, a divine individual, and has also been described in the bible as performing miracles with gifts that his father bestowed on him. It is a common misconception of many believing that Jesus is seen the same in every religion. However, the religion of Islam proves that Jesus is not seen with the same perspective that Christians see Jesus; although there are some similarities. In Islam, the Qur’an (which is the moral code for Muslims, which they live by) demonstrates that Jesus was born of a virgin (Q: 3:45), Jesus was nothing more than a messenger of Allah (Q. 19:30-33), Muslims do not believe in the trinity, Jesus was not crucified, neither was he resurrected as in Christianity (Q: 4:157-158). There are things in common between the religion of Islam and Christianity; the actual birth of Jesus contains similarities. One of those being that Jesus was born of a virgin, Mary. The religion of Islam still see Jesus’ birth as being a miraculous birth. Mary wondered how she would have a child if no man has touched her, but God being an all-powerful figure can basically do what he pleases. God sent an angel (Gabriel) to Mary to give her the news of her having a pure boy (Q: 19:19). This example of Mary having a child even though she was not touched by any male proves that God does create as he pleases. The Qur’an illustrates that Jesus was created to be a sign to people (Quran 19:16-21). Mary withdrew from her…

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