People use the term Abrahamic religion for a number of religions that recognise Abraham as an important person. The best known and probably most popular Abrahamic religions are Judaism, Christianity, Islam and the Bahá'í Faith.
Even though these religions are different from each other in many ways, they also agree in many other very important ways on the basic general nature of the one God whom they worship. Abraham, to all three religions,was the considered the forefather of their faith. The word "Abrahamic" refers to the ancient prophet Abraham, who is respected in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
They also all believe that people should pray to this God often.
Other websites[change | change source]
- The Abrahamic Faiths: A Comparison of How do Judaism, Christianity, and Islam differ? on Beliefnet
- What's Next? Heaven, hell, and salvation in major world religions A side-by-side comparison of different religion's views from Beliefnet.