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  Islam vs. Judaism and Christianity: Some Observations
Whereas Islam in it's aggressiveness is "masculine," "domineering," and the antithesis of civilization.
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.
Islam simply didn't have "the ideas" that built "the great Islamic civilization." They stole them from others and after several centuries of stifling Islamic rule, as the empire settled down, with no new conquests and information acquisitions, and with religious obscurantism on the rise, they began to decay.
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 Judaism , Christianity & Islam - Islam
Islam considers God belief in Christianity, Judaism and Islam, divine scriptures of Torah, Bible and Quran, and the prophets Moses, Jesus, and Muhammad as the same branches of one divine truth: the religion of God.
Islam considers Islam, Judaism and Christianity as divine religions that was sent down from the same God.
In Islam, it is also believed that Abraham, Moses, Jesus and Muhammad (peace be upon all) have a different,special and highest degree in prophethood.
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 Islam and Judaism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The historical interaction of Islam and Judaism began in the 7th century with the spread of Islam in the Arabian peninsula.
Islam affirms that Moses was given a revelation, the Torah, which Muslims call Tawrat in Arabic, and believed to be the word of God (Arabic:Allah).
Islam and Judiasm - Influences Contrasts and Parallels.
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 URI - United Religions Initiative
Judaism is a spirituality which indeed gave birth to Christianity, and later played a role during the emergence of Islam.
Thus Judaism is characterized as a religion of deed, a "Way" by which human beings are capable of understanding and responding to God's teaching.
In Judaism as it developed, prayer services emerged which recapitulated the main stories and themes of Judaism, from the universal Creation by the Universal God to the Revelation of God's Teaching to Moses and the people at Mount Sinai to the Redemption of Israel and all humanity.
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 Judaism Versus Islam
In Judaism, not only is it forbidden to sacrifice a human being for society, it is also forbidden to sacrifice a human being for the sake of God, as we see in the negation of Abraham’s sacrifice of Isaac.
To the extent that Islam subordinates the individual to society or does not acknowledge the infinite worth of the individual, it conduces to the paganism exemplified by suicide bombers, whether they explode themselves in Jerusalem or in New York.
Islam will have to undergo some sort of “Protestant Reformation.” Only then can democracy—if it is not of the vulgar secular variety—gain a solid foothold in Islamdom and benefit its oppressed people, so misguided that they gleefully celebrate the murder of innocent human beings.
www.jewishmag.com /58mag/islam/islam.htm   (743 words)

 islam-usa.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
Islam is the only non-Jewish faith which makes it mandatory to believe in Moses, David and Joseph as messangers of God.
The mission of Islam as given to Prophet Mohammad was “to be merciful to mankind”the Quran.
In the battle of Ahzab, in the beginning of Islam, which was a clear aggression on the part of the unbelievers in Mecca, who traveled 300 miles from Mecca to Medina to attack Muslims.
www.islam-usa.com /Jews.htm   (2068 words)

 Islam, Christianity, Judaism, Other Religions
Islam does not see itself as coming to the religious scene ex nihilo but as reaffirmation of the same truth presented by all the preceding prophets of Judaism and Christianity.
Islam's honoring of the ancient prophets and their followers is to be maintained even if the Jews and Christians stop or diminish their loyalty to them.
Islam succeeded in a field where all other religions failed because of its unique theology, which recognized the true, one, and only religion of God to be innate in every person, the primordial base of all religions, identical with Sabianism, Judaism, and Christianity.
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 Perspectives of Islam, Christianity and Judaism
Judaism’s view of Christianity and Islam is a function of its understanding of itself.
Judaism is the set of demands God makes of the Jewish people and since those demands are not easy to fulfill, and since it is possible to obtain a place in the world without being a Jew, there is a prima facie case to be made against encouraging gentiles to convert to Judaism.
Islam did criticize the Jews for failure to uphold the Torah (Qur’an 5:71), for moral complacency (5:20), for excessive legalism and exaggerated authoritarianism by the rabbis (9:31;3:50), and for tampering with the texts of revelation (4:45; 5:14).
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 Islam and Judaism - a shared core belief in the one omnipotent, universal God.
Islam and Judaism - a shared core belief in the one omnipotent, universal God.
And pride because I am aware that there are traditional and mythological connections between Islam and Judaism.
Several times, when Muslims took Jerusalem from Christians, one of their first acts was to allow Jews back to the city: Hazrat Umar, one of the greatest names of Islam, who reconquered Jerusalem, permitted the Jews to return to the city.
www.islamfortoday.com /akbar01.htm   (816 words)

 IslamonLine.net - Ask About Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
In general terms what has become established as Judaism is understood to be both a deviation away from the essential teachings of Islam which were taught by all the prophets, and something which is reformed, abrogated and replaced by Islam, as taught by the last prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him).
Aside from this race issue and the problems it brings, there are many similarities in the practices and teachings of Islam and Judaism: regular prayers, fasting, circumcision, charity, clear monotheism, and a broad religious law covering practically all aspects of life.
These reflect the abrogation of Judaic law with Islamic law which, as I explained earlier on is the second defining aspect of the differences between Islam and Judaism.
www.islamonline.net /askaboutislam/display.asp?hquestionID=2791   (1365 words)

 Islam and Judaism (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
Islam and Judaism: This article is part of a series on Jewish history and discusses the history of Islam and Judaism, as they have interacted with each other for 1200 years, from the seventh century up until the end of the 19th century.
The founder of Islam, Muhammad claimed to be heir to the Biblical tradition of prophets.
Maimonides, who endeavored to harmonize the philosophy of Aristotle with Judaism; and to this end he composed his immortal work, "Dalalat al-&7716;airin" (Guide of the Perplexed)&8212;known better under its Hebrew title "Moreh Nebukim"&8212;which served for many centuries as the subject of discussion and comment by Jewish thinkers.
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Judaism, Christianity, and Islam share much of a common biblical heritage, each claiming a common ancestry through Abraham, and sharing the prophetic tradition through Moses and the prophets.
Judaism believes that Jerusalem is the holy center of their faith, Islam believes that Mecca is the holy center of their faith, Christianity believes that Jesus Christ is the holy center of their faith.
Judaism and Islam are “monolithic” in their monotheism, Christianity believes in a trinitarian approach to monotheism.
www.centerce.org /ISLAM/ChristianComparisonAndEvaluation.htm   (1239 words)

 Islam and Christianity - Similarities and Differences
The authority of both, Jewish and Christian scriptures is subordinated to the content of Muslim revelation, and the former serve as a theological, not merely a chronological, preamble to Islam.
Islam welcomes and even encourages every group, Christian, Jewish, Magian or other to have its own tribunals presided over by its own judges, in order to have its own laws applied in all branches of human affairs, civil as well as criminal.
Islam has kept the original meaning of the Quranic text whereby both the spiritual and temporal functions of the government are governed by the Divine Scriptures.
muslim-canada.org /islam_christianity.html   (7707 words)

 Judaism, Christianity, and Islam - Similarities and Differences
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are monotheistic religions, namely they believe that there is only one God.
While each of the three religions does not merely focus on one set of writings, the key Scripture of Judaism is the Torah, the key Scripture of Christianity is the Bible, which consists of the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) and the New Testament, and the key Scripture of Islam is the Qur'an.
Both Judaism and Islam accuse Christianity of a kind of idolatry in claiming that God begat a son who as actually a form of God and who walked the earth in human form.
chinese-school.netfirms.com /Judaism-Christianity-Islam.html   (1008 words)

 Global Connections . Religion | PBS
Judaism is the oldest surviving monotheistic religion, arising in the eastern Mediterranean in the second millennium
Islam arose in the early seventh century C.E. in the settled desert community of Mecca (in present-day Saudi Arabia).
Islam sees Judaism and Christianity as earlier versions of Islam, revelations given within the same tradition by Allah but misunderstood over time by their followers.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/themes/religion/index.html   (2678 words)

 Judaism, Islam, Christianity - Comparison
Judaism, Islam, or Christianity -- all believe in an omniscient God, prophets, and life after death.
Islam embraces an immaterial, invisible God -- one to be intensely feared in His omnipotence.
Both Judaism and Islam are similar in that they do not recognize Jesus as the Son of God or His sacrifice for the forgiveness of sin (crucifixion).
www.allaboutreligion.org /judaism-islam-christianity-comparison-faq.htm   (875 words)

 Judaism and Islam
Islam, like Christianity, accepts the Jewish Bible and is based largely upon Jewish ideas and traditions.
Judaism is based on the unique historical event of a divine revelation experienced by the entire nation.
Whereas Islam is based on the prophetic claims of a single individual who subsequently convinced others to follow his ways.
www.simpletoremember.com /vitals/IslamJudaism.htm   (315 words)

 Comparing and contrasting Christianity and Islam
Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are three closely related religions.
All babies are a born in a pure state of submission to Islam.
However, most Muslims do not consider the Nation of Islam to be part of Islam, because of its unique beliefs about God, humanity and the rest of the universe.
www.religioustolerance.org /comp_isl_chr.htm   (1101 words)

 Important.ca, Judaism and Islam. Comparisons, Similarity
The founder of Islam, Mohammed claimed to be heir to the Biblical tradition of prophets.
Toward the middle of the eighth century a dissenting sect—still in existence to-day—called Karaites, arose in Judaism.
This accomplishment was reserved for Maimonides, who endeavored to harmonize the philosophy of Aristotle with Judaism; and to this end he composed his immortal work, "Dalalat al-?airin" (Guide of the Perplexed)—known better under its Hebrew title "Moreh Nebukim"—which served for many centuries as the subject of discussion and comment by Jewish thinkers.
www.important.ca /judaism_islam_comparison.html   (3344 words)

 Comparison Chart: Islam, Judaism and Christianity - ReligionFacts
Islam is the second largest religion in the world after 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   (447 words)

 Judaism and Islam Two Religions of Law in Comparison and Contrast
That is not only because of long centuries of co-existence, when Judaism was practiced within the historical and cultural framework of Islam from Morocco to Iran, and Islamic Africa north to the Islamic Central Asia countries.
This course treats as Islam the normative statements of the Quran and related traditions, and as Judaism the authoritative statements of the Torah, oral and written.
The study-conference, including Professor Sonn’s and Neusner’s papers on Judaism, Islam, and Economic Behavior, replaces class for that week, and students are expected to attend all the sessions.
www.h-net.org /~judaic/syllabi/syllabi/JudIslam.htm   (2022 words)

 Free Essay Belief Systems - Christianity, Judaism, and Islam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-27)
The writer discusses Wicca, Islam and Judaism as they relate to the extent to which women are involved within the faith.
Judaism, a monotheistic religion, so as Christianity and Islam, originally came from the Hebrews.
The founder of Islam was Mohammad who was born in Mecca in A.D. Islam, also a monotheistic religion, has a book similar to that of the Holy Bible.
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 Judaism and Islam--Beliefnet.com
Judaism and Islam are parallel religous traditions that share more in common with each other than either shares with Christianity.
Chrsitianity rejects the idea of ritual law since Christ's death eliminates the need for the Law, whereas Judaism and Islam believe that the road to truth is eternally defined by God's commandments.
Islam, therefore, seeks to convince everyone and unite the whole world under its banner, whereas Judaism does not seek to proselytize.
www.beliefnet.com /study_groups/studygroup_message_list.asp?studyGroupID=251&discussionID=7188   (993 words)

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