Compare and contrast the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth with the life and teachings of Mohammad? How were their lives similar and/or different from one another? What role did Jesus and Mohammad play in terms of their leadership role within the community? Did it differ in any way? Discuss the spiritual teachings of Jesus and Mohammad. What areas of agreement and disagreement existed between these two individuals in terms of their religious teachings.
Jesus Christ was a first century prophet of Jewish origin who came to demonstrate the love of God to human race by placing his life on line and dying so that the human sin could all be pardoned by God almighty. Jesus is the integral figure upon which the religion of Christianity is anchored. Mohammed on the other hand was an Islamic prophet, social and political leader who actually founded the religion of Islam. There are different similarities and differences between Jesus and Mohammed that would be espoused later on this term paper. Regardless, both Christians and Muslims agree on almost all fundamental principles of religion, with the identity of Jesus and Mohammed being the most notable departure points.