Where is muhammad in the bible

Comparison between Jesus and Muhammad

Jesus and Muhammad as founders of religions

 

Jesus

Muhammad

Year of birth

no later than 4 AD

around 570 AD

place of birth

Bethlehem

Mecca

Nationality

Jew

Arabs

family

Mary, Joseph, brothers and sisters (Mk 6.3)

Father: Abdallah, mother: Amina

marital status

single

married to several women, with Hadiga 3 sons and 4 daughters

job

Builders

Merchant

Vocation experience

Baptism in the Jordan by Johannes

first revelation through the angel Gabriel on Mount Hira

Age at the beginning of public appearance

approx. 30 years

about 40 years

Places of work

Galilee, Capernaum and other places, Jerusalem

Mecca, 622 emigrated to Medina

Content of the message

 

the beginning kingdom of God, God as Father, righteousness, love, repentance

Uniqueness of God, judgment of God, ethical instructions

political action

 

rejects political claim to Messiah, heals, teaches

unite Arab tribes, wage war, become statesman

First followers

 

Peter, Mary of Magdala, the twelve

Hadiga, Abu Bakr (1st Caliph), Zaid Ibn Harita (adoptive son)

End of life

 

approx. 30 AD Accusation as blasphemer and "King of the Jews", execution on the cross by the Romans

Death in Medina in 632

Terms used by the followers to express the meaning of the person

Messiah, Son of God, Prophet, Word / Logos of God, Lamb of God

Prophet, Seal of the Prophets