Compare and contrast Sikhism and Christianity with the following: Monotheism or Pluralism, Salvation, Afterlife, Heaven/Hell, Suffering and Justice, works, knowledge, Devotion, Reincarnation, and...
Compare and contrast Sikhism and Christianity with the following: Monotheism or Pluralism, Salvation, Afterlife, Heaven/Hell, Suffering and Justice, works, knowledge, Devotion, Reincarnation, and Nirvana. What parallels do you find with Christianity? What are major differences with Christianity?
Comparing and contrasting two religions as diverse as Christianity and Sikhism would require an answer beyond the scope of what we can provide here. However, I’ve tried my best to do a brief comparative analysis of the fundamental aspects of the two faiths.
To begin with, Sikhism is an Indic religion founded in the late medieval period (the end of the fifteenth century), while Christianity is an Abrahamic religion which began 2,000 years ago. Although at first look the religions seem completely different, there are some interesting similarities between their points of origin. Both religions are Asian in origin: Sikhism began in Punjab, in undivided pre-independence India, while Christianity arose in the ancient middle east. The roots of Christianity are interlinked with a response to the corruption in Judaic society, and Sikhism was a rebuttal to some of the more dubious practices of Hinduism, such as the caste system. Just like Jesus Christ was born in the Jewish faith, Guru Nanak,...
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