Comparison Chart: Religious Views of Jesus

The importance of Jesus is officially recognized not only in traditional Christianity, but also by early Christian sects that were labeled "heresies" and modern Christian religious movements. Even some non-Christian religions such as Islam, the Baha'i Faith, and Cao Dai have official doctrines regarding Jesus. Jesus is also respected by many Buddhists, Hindus, some Jews, and even many atheists. The following chart compares the views of religious groups on who Jesus was and what he came to do.