Middle Eastern Religious Philosophy
In This Chapter
- How Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are related
- How believing in one righteous God formed a foundation for equality and justice
- How Judaism, Christianity, and Islam interpret sin, evil, and salvation
The Middle East gave rise to three of the world’s great religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Underpinning these distinct religions are some shared philosophical ideas that continue to have a deep and widespread influence.
All three embrace the idea of a single, all-powerful God who is righteous and cares about humanity. This belief leads to powerful philosophical views of good ...