What are the similarities between Paganism and Islam?
There are many pagan traditions that are incorporated into Islam. For example, bowing down to the black stone in Mecca. There is no evidence of any kind to prove the Islamic version of the stone is real. In fact, all the evidence proves pagans built, bowed to and walked around the stone before Islam existed.
Jinns are a popular concept in Islamic traditions. Jinns are a pagan Arab superstition that predate Islam. The details of jinns in Islam and paganism are identical.
There are absolutely no similarities between paganism and Islam. In fact, Islam is the most opposite religion to paganism - because Islam is the only religion which demands worship of the unseen, Unique God alone. No worship of any natural phenomena, or nature, or spirits is allowed in Islam - ever. We don't even pray to prophets or saints. Islam is the purest monotheism there is. No similarity at all. Paganism is believing in more…
Judaism and Islam have many similarities. Hinduism does not fall in this category because Hinduism is an Ancient South Asian Religion and Culture. Judaism and Islam believe in One God. Hinduism does not fall in this category, because they believe in many gods. Judaism and Islam have too many similarities to list. It would be wise to search "Similarities between Judaism and Islam" or see the related question below.
There are many similarities between Islam and Judaism. First of all, most of the Jewish prophets from the Torah are included in Islam, but the primary prophet in Islam is Mohammed. Sabbath days exist, but are different - Friday in Islam, Saturday in Judaism. Observant Jews pray several times a day, as do Muslims - the latter using prayer rugs. Neither group eats pork.These are a few similarities between the two religions.
Obviously there are differences between religions. On the other hand, there are great similarities between the World's great religions as well - for example, religions tend to emphasize the need to sanctify your character, not do harm to other people, pray to God. Answer No, not all of them. Islam is very similar in many ways to Judaism and Christianity, the more ancient religions on which Islam was arguably based. The Bahai religion, which in…
Between Hinduism and Buddhism there is some common tradition and the Buddha was a Hindu, but generally Hindus believe in a God and Buddhists do not. I am a Buddhist. As to Islam it is an Abrahamic faith just like Christianity and Judaism are, meaning they trace there heritage back to Abraham and all believe in the same creator God. After that there are other similarities in the 3 but far more differences.