- Here are entered works dealing collectively with Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and sometimes other monotheistic religions, that discuss an underlying, common heritage traceable to the patriarch Abraham.
Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
- found: Theological dictionary online, Oct. 16, 2008 (Abrahamic religion: any of those religions deriving from a common ancient Semitic tradition and traced by their adherents to Abraham, a patriarch whose life is narrated in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, and as a prophet in the Qurʾan; this forms a large group of related, largely monotheistic religions, generally held to include Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the Bahai Faith (based upon Islam), and comprises about half of the world's religious adherents; not all monotheistic religions are Abrahamic)
- found: Britannica online, Oct. 16, 2008: monasticism article (Judaism: the oldest of the three Abrahamic religions)
- found: Penguin dictionary of sociology online, Oct. 16, 2008: world religions article (Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam)
- found: Wikipedia, Oct. 16, 2008: (Abrahamic religions: monotheistic faiths -- such as Judaism, Islam, and Christianity -- that recognize a spiritual tradition identified with Abraham. Other religions the identify in this way, such as the Druze, are also sometimes included) Rastafari movement article (Rastafari movement is a monotheistic, Abrahamic, New Testament, religious movement)
Here are entered works dealing collectively with Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, and sometimes other monotheistic religions, that discuss an underlying, common heritage traceable to the patriarch Abraham.
- 2008-12-17: new
- 2008-12-18: revised
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