17 Facts About Abrahamic religions


Abrahamic religions are those religions that worship the God of Abraham, including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.

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Abrahamic religions make up the largest major division in comparative religion, alongside Indian, Iranian, and East Asian religions.

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Abrahamic religions writes that the category "Abrahamic religions" has come into use only recently and that it is a "vague referent".

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Abrahamic religions's followers viewed him as the Messiah, as in the Confession of Peter; after his crucifixion and death they came to view him as God incarnate, who was resurrected and will return at the end of time to judge the living and the dead and create an eternal Kingdom of God.

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Historically, the Abrahamic religions have been considered to be Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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The other, similar Abrahamic religions were seen as either too new to judge as being truly in the same class, or too small to be of significance to the category.

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All Abrahamic religions accept the tradition that God revealed himself to the patriarch Abraham.

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Believers who agree on these similarities and the common Abrahamic religions origin tend to be more positive towards other Abrahamic religions groups.

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The Abrahamic religions believe in a judging, paternal, fully external god to which the individual and nature are subordinate.

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Each of these Abrahamic religions preaches that God creates, is one, rules, reveals, loves, judges, punishes, and forgives.

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All Abrahamic religions believe that God guides humanity through revelation to prophets, and each religion believes that God revealed teachings to prophets, including those prophets whose lives are documented in its own scripture.

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An ethical orientation: all these Abrahamic religions speak of a choice between good and evil, which is associated with obedience or disobedience to a single God and to Divine Law.

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Abrahamic religions preached and healed in Jerusalem, unceremoniously drove the money changers in disarray from the temple there, held the Last Supper in an "upper room" there the night before he was crucified on the cross and was arrested in Gethsemane.

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The Abrahamic religions God is conceived of as eternal, omnipotent, omniscient and as the creator of the universe.

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Proponents of Abrahamic religions faiths believe that God is transcendent, but at the same time personal and involved, listening to prayer and reacting to the actions of his creatures.

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Abrahamic religions's appearance is not the end of history, rather it signals the coming of the world to come.

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Abrahamic religions noted that the Church is already engaging in "bilateral talks with Jewish and Muslim religious leaders" but stated that it is too early for the Church to host "trialogue" talks with representatives of the three Abrahamic religions.

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