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Who founded the 3 monotheistic religions?

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August 05, 2011 2:04PM

In religious questions there is often more than one possible

answer.

Judaism as we know it was probably founded by Moses, although it

could be argued that the Patriarch Abraham is the true founder.

Christianity is generally considered to have been founded by

Jesus Christ, although one could argue that it became the religion

that it is today because of Paul of Tarsus.

Islam was founded by the prophet Mohammad, although there are

Muslims who believe that Islam is eternal and always existed,

rather than having been founded by anybody, in which case Mohammad

was merely a person who helped to explain a religion that already

existed.

You are free to make your own interpretations.


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