Jesus and Mohammed Comparison Essay by hicaliber

Jesus and Mohammed
This paper compares Jesus and Mohammed, the central figures of two of the world's major religions Christianity and Islam.
# 93311 | 1,535 words | 5 sources | APA | 2006 | US


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This paper explains that Jesus was born in Bethlehem, sometime between 8 BC and 29 AD, of virgin birth; whereas, Mohammed was born in a well-to-do family in Mecca (in present-day Saudi Arabia) in 570 AD and was raised by his uncle Abu Talib,the leader of the Hashim clan of the Quraish tribe. The author points out that the death of Jesus and Mohammed did not impede the growth of their religions mainly due to the efforts of their disciples. The paper relates that, although moderate Muslims emphasize the peaceful character of the religion, the extremist elements among the Muslims emphasize the aspects of Mohammed's teachings relating to "Jihad" and his military conquests; however, Jesus' message is purely non-violent and stresses the infinite love of God for humanity.

Table of Contents:
Tracing the Lives of Jesus and Mohammed
Jesus
Mohammed
Impact of the Deaths of Jesus and Mohammed on their Religions
How the Messages of Jesus and Mohammed Being Carried out in the World Today

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Jackson, W. (2000). "Is It Appropriate to Worship Jesus?" Christian Courier. May 4, 2000. Retrieved on March 15, 2006 from http://www.christiancourier.com/questions/jesusWorshipQuestion.htm
  • "Jesus." (2006). From Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved on March 15, 2006 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesus
  • "The Life of Jesus." (2004). Religion Facts. Retrieved on March 15, 2006 from http://www.religionfacts.com/christianity/history/jesus.htm
  • "Major Religions of the World: Ranked by Number of Adherents." (2005). Adherents.com August 28, 2005. Retrieved on March 15, 2006 from http://www.adherents.com/Religions_By_Adherents.html
  • "Muhammad." (2006) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved on March 15, 2006 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad

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