Christianity Comparison Charts


These comparison charts are useful tools for quickly identifying similarities and differences or gathering information without having to read longer articles or compare several sources on the Christian religion.

Important note: Charts like these are meant to be used as a starting point and not as a sole resource for understanding beliefs, practices or events. Complex religious issues cannot be fully explained in a tiny box and short summaries can be misleading by nature. Please use the links within the charts and other resources to learn more about the topics summarized by the comparison charts.


  • Compare Baha'i vs. Christianity vs. Islam vs. Judaismhttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/bahai-christianity-islam-judaism

    Comparison of Statistics and Basics Comparison of Origins and History Comparison of Religious Beliefs

  • Compare Catholic vs. Protestanthttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/catholic-protestant

    Catholics and Protestants have a lot in common, yet the differences between them are not insignificant. The chart below provides a quick-reference guide to the major differences between Catholic and Protestant beliefs...

  • Compare Christian Denominationshttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christian-denominations

    Founded about 2,000 years ago, Christianity has some 2 billion followers today. The three major branches of Christianity are Roman Catholicism, Protestantism, and Eastern Orthodoxy, and Protestantism itself contains hundreds of denominations...

  • Compare Christian Denominations' Beliefshttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christian-denominations-beliefs

    The following chart compares the beliefs, doctrine and theology of some major Christian denominations. Please note that the brief summaries and excerpts provided here do not reflect all individuals or churches in each denomination, but they are believed to represent the majority view and taken from official statements where available.

  • Compare Christian Denominations' Ethical Viewshttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christian-denominations-ethics

    This chart compares the similarities and differences between the views of major denominations in Christianity on social and ethical issues such as abortion, euthanasia, sexuality and war...

  • Compare Christian Denominations' Practiceshttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christian-denominations-practices

    This chart compares the similarities and differences between the rituals and practices of major denominations in Christianity. Please note that the brief summaries and excerpts provided here do not reflect all individuals or churches in each denomination, but they are believed to represent the majority practice and are taken from official statements where available.

  • Compare Christianity vs. Islamhttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christianity-islam

    Christianity and Islam are the two largest religions in the world. Both share with Judaism a belief in one God who created the world and cares about the behavior and beliefs of human beings...

  • Compare Christianity vs. Islam vs. Judaismhttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christianity-islam-judaism

    Christianity, Islam, and Judaism are all monotheistic religions founded in the Middle East. Often grouped together as “Abrahamic religions," these three faiths share common history and traditions, a respect for the Bible, a conviction that there is one God, a belief in prophets and divine revelation, and a holy city in Jerusalem, among other things...

  • Compare Christianity vs. Jehovah's Witnesseshttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christianity-jehovahs-witnesses

    The following chart provides a quick-reference guide to the major similarities and differences between the beliefs and practices of Jehovah's Witnesses and mainstream Protestant Christianity...

  • Compare Christianity vs. Judaismhttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christianity-judaism

    Christianity has a close relationship with Judaism, both historically and theologically. Jesus, the twelve disciples, the author of most of the New Testament, and the members of the earliest Christian churches were all Jews...

  • Compare Christianity vs. Wiccahttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christianity-wicca

    Wicca and Christianity Below is a chart comparing the history, stats, beliefs, practices and ethics of Wicca and Christianity. As with all charts of this type, information is oversimplified for the sake of brevity and should not be used as the sole source of information on either Wicca or Christianity.

  • Chart of Early Church Fathershttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/church-fathers

    This chart provides basic facts on the early church fathers, including the Apostolic Fathers, the Apologists, the Cappadocian Fathers, and other important early Greek and Latin fathers in Christianity...

  • Chart of Monks and Mysticshttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/christian-monks-mystics

    This chart provides quick-reference information on notable monks and mystics in Christian history. Many more saints and historical figures than those listed here were monks (e...

  • Comparison Chart of Monotheistic Religionshttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/monotheism

  • Compare Pentecostal Denominationshttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/pentecostal-denominations

  • Chart of Protestant Reformershttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/protestant-reformers

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