Here are 10 Similarities Between Islam and Judaism that will surprise you. The religious practices and core beliefs of Jews and Muslims are sometimes identical. The similarities are pretty amazing. Here are the facts about the similarities between Islam and Judaism.
The two religions share similar values, guidelines, and principles. Islam also incorporates Jewish history as a part of its own. Muslims regard the Children of Israel as an important religious concept in Islam. Moses, the most important prophet of Judaism, is also considered a prophet and messenger in Islam.
Judaism is the oldest of all the Abrahamic religions. Its founding prophet is Moses, who, according to Jewish beliefs, had been chosen by God to lead the Israelite slaves out of Egypt. Jews believe that camped under Mount Sinai, Moses gave the Israelite slaves the Torah of their God, and after wandering in the desert for 40 years, they went to live in what is now known as Israel, which they believe is God’s gift to them. Jews trace their Abrahamic lineage through his son, Isaac.
Islam was founded by Prophet Muhammad in the year 622. Followers of Islam are called Muslims. Muslims believe that there is only one God and that God chose Muhammad to be His prophet and revealed the Quran to Muhammad. Muslims trace their Abrahamic lineage through his son Ismael.
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Judaism vs. Christianity vs. Islam
In this 30-minute Mysteries of the Church mini-documentary made for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, religious teachers and academics discuss the historical origins, similarities, and differences between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.