Diferencies and Similarities among Religions of One God
The one of the aims of my work is to find the similarities and differences in religions, which have One God. The general idea is to find an answer to a question why there are fights between these religions for so many years. I tried to discover how people understand the meaning of the word “God”, what causes the difference in their understanding.
I have done the table where many similar and at the same time different things are shown in religions of One God- Islam, Christianity and Jews.
God-in many religions is a superhuman being or spirit worshipped as having power over nature, human fortunes, etc. an image, idol animal or other object worshipped as divine or symbolizing a god.
God-in Christian and other monotheistic religions, the creator and ruler of the universe a) an adored and admired or influential person
b) Something worshipped like a God. Godfather, Son and Holy Spirit in Christian tradition
The Lord- Yahweh (Holy name)- creator of the universe and absolutely unknown able in Himself. God of Israel, of the whole earth, and of history. That God affirms to be creator of the Earth, the king active in history to save and to judge, all- powerful but concerned for his people. He knows to reveal himself in diverse way- through the law, through events, and through prophets and priest.
Christians referred when they spoke about him as the one who had reconciled humanity to God, made the cross the chief focus of Christian faith and devotion and the principal symbol of the saving love of God the Father.
The ultimate principle of the universe, called by many different names in various religions, is calling “Father” in the sayings of Jesus, and Christians therefore call Jesus himself “Son of God”. At the very least, there was in his language and life an intimacy with God and an immediacy of access to God, as well as the promise that, through all that Christ was and did, his followers might share in the life of the Father in heaven and might themselves become children of God.…
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