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  Comparing and contrasting Judaism and Christianity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Christianity interprets the Biblical story of Adam and Eve as a story of the first the consequence of which was to both man mortal and also aware of the of his actions.
Christians also disagree with the Jewish of sacred texts (and some Christian traditions included in their Old Testament books that are not included in Jewish canon although they were included in Jewish Septuagint).
Christians believe that God has established new covenant with people and that this covenant is established in an additional set books collectively called the New Testament together with the oral teachings of to the Apostles which have been handed to this day.
www.freeglossary.com /Comparing_and_contrasting_Judaism_and_Christianity   (3488 words)

  
 Messianic Judaism/Jewish Christianity
In spite of St Paul's teaching that observance of the Jewish law was not required for Gentile converts to Christianity, some Jewish Christians continued to insist on the observance aspects of the Jewish law such as abstaining from the consumption of pork and taking ritual baths.
Hebrew Christians are quite happy to be integrated into local Christian churches, but Messianic Jews seek an 'indigenous' expression of theology, worship and lifestyle within the whole church.
The latter group emerged in the 1960s when some Christian Jews adopted the name Messianic Jews in order to affirm their belief that Jews who accept Yeshua/Jesus are in fact returning to what they describe as "true Judaism".
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/judaism/messiah.html   (591 words)

  
 What is the difference between Christianity and Judaism?
Christianity and Judaism both believe in one God who is almighty, omniscient, omnipresent, eternal, and infinite.
Christianity and Judaism share the Hebrew Scriptures (the Old Testament) as the authoritative Word of God, although Christianity includes the New Testament as well.
Judaism strongly denies that Jesus was God or that such a sacrifice was necessary.
www.gotquestions.org /difference-Christianity-Judaism.html   (801 words)

  
 Islam Versus Judaism and Christianity: some observations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
But whereas Judaism states that the era of prophecy ended with the close of the Hebrew Bible, Christians see it continuing several hundred years, until the coming of their messiah, Jesus of Nazareth.
The children of Christians are nominally Christians, because they were baptized as an infant, although, there is a debate among Christians of different denominations whether someone needs to reaffirm his beliefs as an adult.
Exilic Judaism of the last 1,900 years, is only a pale variant of a more robust national culture, that is now, with the rise of the State of Israel in modern times, starting to re-awaken and be re-constituted on it's native soil.
www.sullivan-county.com /nf0/june_2004/pasko.htm   (2988 words)

  
 Comparing Christianity & Judaism
Christianity is a realistic, rational and world-affirming religion, rather than a mythical, mystical, or world-denying religion because of its Jewish source.
This is expressed in the central prayer of Judaism, the shma (from its first word, “hear”): “Hear O Israel: the Lord, the Lord our God is one Lord; and you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might” Deut.
Christians are often asked by Jews to agree not to “proselytize.” They cannot comply, of course, since their Lord has commanded them otherwise (Matt.
catholiceducation.org /articles/apologetics/ap0007.html   (1042 words)

  
 Jiskha Homework Help - Social Studies: Religion: Judaism and Christianity
Judaism and Christianity are two of the world's greatest religions.
After a while, the Jewish rabbis began to ban Christians from their temples, and this is when the two religions began to separate even more.
Christianity is the biggest out of all the religions that originated from Judaism.
www.jiskha.com /social_studies/religion/judaism_and_christianity.html   (576 words)

  
 Christianity and Judaism in Antiquity
The program in "Christianity and Judaism in antiquity" provides opportunity for the advanced study both of Christianity from its origins through the Arab conquest, and of Judaism from the early Hellenistic period through the period of the Talmud.
Further, since both Christianity and Judaism belonged to, shaped, and were shaped by a larger common environment, the program also entails careful attention to Graeco-Roman society and culture.
Finally, since advanced studies in Christianity and Judaism in antiquity cannot be carried on without access to the relevant texts in their original languages, normally at least two of Hebrew, Greek and Latin.
www.virginia.edu /religiousstudies/programs/graduate/judeochristian.html   (1110 words)

  
 ZOROASTRIANISM, JUDAISM, AND CHRISTIANITY
Indeed, the features of Judaism that are most indebted to Zoroastrianism, such as angels, devils, Heaven and Hell, and eschatology, tended to fade among believers in later centuries, and they are no longer emphasized in the Jewish mainstream, though they continue to hold sway among Jewish sects such as the Hasidim.
It is in Christianity that the doctrine of the Devil is almost identical to the Zoroastrian concept.
The Christian book of Revelation, the last book in the New Testament canon, is a later example of a form that goes back all the way through its Jewish sources to the distant, ancient worlds of Iran and Mesopotamia.
www.pyracantha.com /zjc3.html   (3516 words)

  
 Judaism & Christianity - Questions and Answers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Judaism, alone among all religions, is based upon events that happened in the presence of hundreds of thousands of eyewitnesses, primarily the Exodus and the Sinai Revelation.
Christianity would condemn to Hell people who worship God and obey His commandments, who believe in the Divine origin of the Bible and the truth of its prophets, and who spend their lives trying grow in holiness and come closer to God.
Christian Jews, on the other hand, have generally knowledgeably abandoned their Jewish heritage (although, considering the attempts of modern missionaries to present a Jewish appearance, this may not always be true).
members.aol.com /LazerA/archive/christianity.html   (15441 words)

  
 Dialog between Messianic Rabbi Simon and a Jew
It is designed to be read by Jews and Christians alike and gives a Jewish response to all the major disagreements and faulty translations of the Hebrew that Christians tend to use.
Gila: But if you were not born of a Jewish mother or have had a halachic legal conversion to Judaism, then you are not Jewish, whatever may be your understanding of what is written in the NT which is not part of the Jewish holy writings.
Gila: There is a very different understanding of the role of sacrifices in Judaism from that of Christianity - for a start many, such as incense and the flour offering, had nothing to do with blood in the first place.
www.abrahamic-faith.com /Debates/orthodox.html   (3739 words)

  
 Christianity Islam Judaism & Hinduism, Christianity Polytheism & Materialism - What God Intended
The incredible truth claim of Christianity is that God died for us without asking our permission, and all He is asking is simple acknowledgement of that reality by faith or trust.
slam is a monotheistic religion that is a poverty-stricken descendant of Christianity and Judaism.
Christianity is the story of God’s pursuit of humanity.
www.whatgodintended.com /content/god-unique.asp   (2293 words)

  
 Judaism,  Messiah, Israel
Judaism - Messiah - Israel, Jerusalem - Sacrifices, Eucharist - Priests - Jewish feasts - Passover - Holocaust
Judaism and Christianity,, two kinds of Judaism andTwo kinds of Christianity
The Torah is the most sacred book of Judaism today, and dedicates 27 full chapters to the Altar, sacrifices, and priests (Ex.25-40, Lev.1-6, 23-25, Num.28-29)...
biblia.com /encyclopedia/3-judaism.htm   (1257 words)

  
 Judaism, Christianity, Religious Studies, and Mysticism
Judaic Studies, a comprehensive academic site compiled by Professor Mahlon Smith at Rutgers University and providing a gateway to major links for general resources for the study of Judaism, Hebrew Bible, Judean Commonwealth, Tannaitic Period, Talmud, Jewish Diaspora, Jewish Mysticism (Kabbalah), and Modern Judaism.
Encyclopaedia Britannica: Christianity is a comprehensive article written by a number of scholars and dealing with the history of Christianity and its doctrines.
Christian Icons, written by an anonymous nun, consists of an article on three linked pages in which the philosophy of icon painting and the role of icons in Christianity is elucidated.
www.uga.edu /islam/judchriscomprel.html   (2600 words)

  
 Judaism and Christianity
An undoubted method of ascertaining the meaning of a word is found in the number of its adjuncts, whether verbs or pronouns; and in the present case they are almost always in the singular.
The word Trinity was not applied to the Being of God until the second century of the Christian era; the meaning of it was not fully explained until the Council.
It is asserted that the three Persons are equal, and each possesses all the attributes which we assign to our God, such as omnipresence, omnipotence, omniscience, andc., that they fill all space, are never separate, where one exists the two others are always to be found, they always act and will in harmony.
www.jewish-history.com /Occident/volume5/jun1847/trinity.html   (951 words)

  
 ORIGIN OF CHRISTIANITY and JUDAISM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Christian beliefs were spreading largely among Jews, and Christianity was a group within Judaism.
Paul was Jewish and persecuted the Christians who were renewing their knowledge of the laws and the application of the laws in their daily lives.
The earliest of the Christian writings to be accepted as part of the Christian Canon and thus playing an important part in moulding early Christian beliefs, were Paul's letters.
www.solbaram.org /articles/origin.html   (13059 words)

  
 Comparison Chart: Islam, Judaism and Christianity - ReligionFacts
Sunni and Shi'a Islam Islam, Judaism and Christianity
Judaism, Islam and Christianity are collectively known as "Abrahamic religions" because they trace their history to the covenant God made with Abraham in the Hebrew Bible.
Islam and Christianity are false interpretations and extensions of Judaism.
www.religionfacts.com /islam/comparison_charts/islam_judaism_christianity.htm   (449 words)

  
 JUDAISM and CHRISTIANITY
It is the most sacred book of Judaism, and dedicates 27 full chapters to the Altar, sacrifices, and priests (Ex.25-40, Lev.1-6, 23-25, Num.28-29)...
We consider ourselves to be Jews, not only because we were born Jews, but because we continue in the Jewish ideals, believing that we follow the Jewish Messiah Jesus, who is also the Savior of the world...
The Christianity they are practicing mostly is the one similar to the "Rabbinic Judaism", without Altar, nor sacrifice, nor priests, the "Christianity without Sacrifice"...
expage.com /page/Judaism   (545 words)

  
 Why Judaism Rejects Christianity II
If any one knows anyone who is having a questions about Christianity and is interested in it you will be doing them the biggest favor and Mitzvah (positive precept which we are commanded by the Torah) to introduce them to some type of educational material.
In the Christian bible in the book of Mathew chapter one it lists the genealogy of J to his father Joseph.
Messianic Judaism is usually referring to those whom try to keep some of Judaism and also believe in J and this is totally against the teachings of Judaism and is forbi...
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/growth_inspiration_judaism/66915   (562 words)

  
 Judaism and Christianity
In ancient time, when Christianity planted itself by the side of Judaism, it was but a feeble child, eclipsed by the more solid endowments of its parent.
True it is that Christian tribes do not now attempt to overrun the countries occupied by those nations who never heard of Christ, but are content with Bible and Missionary Societies to promulgate their doctrines.
Now notwithstanding it is maintained by the present fathers of the Christian church, that though there exist different sects of Christians, their differences are merely nominal and confined to forms: it is all-important that we notice that they do not gravitate towards a common form of civilization.
www.jewish-history.com /occident/volume6/nov1848/juandch.html   (1734 words)

  
 JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY
The Council believed it unwise and dangerous for Jews to exercise authority over Christians, fearing that pressure might be put upon them to persuade them to abandon their faith, and believing that Christians should not come under the direct authority of non-Christians.
This did not mean that all Jews were regarded as in "servitude" to Christians, only that Christians could not serve Jews or be under their authority.
It was feared that Jews might infiltrate Christian groups and organizations without their religious identity being known, and there were instances in Spain where this can be proved to have actually happened, though probably it was rare.
www.ewtn.com /library/HOMELIBR/JEWS.HTM   (845 words)

  
 Internet Resources for the Study of Judaism and Christianity
PaleoJudaica.com: A weblog on ancient Judaism and its context
Seminar on Early Judaism and Early Christianity, Bob Kraft, University of Pennsylvania
Jewish & Christian Perspectives (Bar-Ilan University and Catholic Theological University of Utrecht)
ccat.sas.upenn.edu /~jtreat/rs/resources.html   (962 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Judaism and Christianity in First-Century Rome: Books: Karl Pl. Donfried   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The book consists of a several scholarly articles from various authors concerned with aspects of Judaism and Christianity in the city of Rome during the first century.
The book cannot be considered "spiritual." The articles are of a historical nature and are written for those interested in understanding the context in which Christianity developed in the city of Rome during the first-century.
It could easily be read by a non-Christian historian interested in the influences upon and by Judaism and Christianity during this era in Rome.
www.amazon.ca /Judaism-Christianity-First-Century-Rome-Donfried/dp/0802842658   (605 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Judaism and Christianity: the Differences: Books: Trude, Ph.D. Weiss-Rosmarin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
THE CHIEF AND FUNDAMENTAL DIFFERENCE between Judaism and Christianity is that the former is committed to pure and uncompromising monotheism and the latter subscribes to the belief in the trinitarian nature of the Divine Being.
Moses Maimonides and others have long held that Jesus and Christianity (and for that matter Mohammed and Islam) are the means by which Torah values are spread to the world and as such are part of the Divine plan.
While Christians will not be persuaded by her arguments, certainly they will understand why Jews are not persuaded by Christian viewpoints.
www.amazon.com /Judaism-Christianity-Trude-Ph-D-Weiss-Rosmarin/dp/0824603982   (1790 words)

  
 A Leap to Faith: Judaism to Christianity - Campus Crusade for Christ
After spending time with some Christians, Joan had come to believe that Jesus is the Messiah, and couldn’t wait to share her discovery.
As a Jew, Mitch’s attitudes toward Christianity were largely shaped by his grandparents’ history in Europe.
To them, Christianity was a foreign and hostile religion responsible for horrific events like the Holocaust and the Crusades.
www.ccci.org /feature_stories/2004/03_march/judaism.html   (813 words)

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