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The Similarity and Differences of Islam and Christianity

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Muhammad also stated that Christians consumed pork which Islam considered to be unclean and for this reason, Islam was the true religion stating that Christians had altered with the word of God which is the bible, he, however, stated that Christianity and Islam were similar but Islam was the true religion. He provided information about the origin of Islam, according to him Mohammed started Islam and that he was considered to have ascended into heaven and never died as Christians put it, he stated that Mohammed was born of a virgin and Muslims to believe that he would come again.

When asked about theirs believe in the holy war and heaven he stated that Jihad was a fight in the way of God and that anyone who died during such a war is considered to go straight to heaven, he stated that Muslims believed in heaven and hell and people went to heaven only if they were true believers and that their good deeds outweighed their bad deeds on earth, when asked about baptism and the original sin, he stated that Adam is considered a prophet in Islam and that he was righteous and never sinned, he added that when babies are born they are free from any sin and when they reach puberty an account in heaven is opened to record their bad and good deeds.

The final questions was why individuals in their religion wore white robes and women were required to wear clothes that covered their face, according to his response he stated that according to Islam believe individuals are supposed to dress that way and that this was what Allah required them to do, he stated that women in Islam religion were more disciplined and were required to submit to their husbands and stated these laws did not in any way oppress women. Islam and Christianity: Islam and Christianity are closely related in that they are referred to as Abraham religions.

This is due to the fact that both have the same believe that Abraham is their ancestor. However, there exist many differences between the two regarding rituals, believes and religious practices.

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