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1. There are three major monotheistic religions found in the World today; Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Please find at least three common similarities in the three religions and explain why there are such conflicts between the three religions.

Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are three major religions practiced today. There are several commonalities among these three religions. These religions are known as the “Abrahamic religions” because they all trace their history to the covenant God made with Abraham in the Hebrew Bible. In these three religions, they all believe in one God, as well as in angels and demons but have different names and different images of such beings. http://www.religionfacts.com/islam/comparison_charts/islam_judaism_christianity.htm. These religions also believe that Moses is a messenger of God and the Torah is God’s word. http://isocs.org/Articles/I101C/9_similarities.htm. Another similarity within these religions are they believe everyone will experience physical death and there will be resurrection of the body. All believe there will be signs preceding the judgment day. http://www.israelsmessiah.com/religions/compare/islam_judaism_christianity.htm These religions have the same basic principles in which they believe such as the belief of one God, the resurrection of the body, and the coming of the judgment day. As similar as their foundations may be, there has been constant turmoil among these religions. People of the Jewish faith claim they are God’s “chosen people.” Christians believe Jesus Christ is the son of God who died for their sins and will come again as in the New Testament of the Bible. Jews believe Jesus did exist and die, but that he was not the son of God, rejecting the New Testament. Muslims find their Koran supersedes Scriptures and renders the Bible obsolete. Muslims believe Muhammad is the last greatest prophet of…...

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