Islam Comparison Charts


Islam is a monotheistic faith that originated in the Middle East, like Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and the Baha'i Faith. Judaism, Islam and Christianity are often categorized together as "Abrahamic religions" because they all trace their history to the covenant God made with Abraham in the Hebrew Bible.

The Prophet Muhammad met both Jews and Christians during his lifetime, and Islam has come into frequent contact with both of these religions throughout its history. As it spread and expanded, Islam has also met with Hinduism in India and with Buddhism in Indonesia. The charts below provide a quick glance of the ways in which Islam differs from other major world religions, and the ways in which it is similar. Also included is a comparison charts of sects within Islam.


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

    Similarities and Differences Christianity, Islam, and Judaism are three of the most influential world religions in history. While Judaism isn't as large as Christianity and Islam, its impact on the world has still been as profound...

  • Compare Islam vs. Zoroastrianismhttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/islam-zoroastrianism

    Similarities and Differences Islam is the second largest religion in the world after Christianity. As a monotheistic faith that originated in the Middle East, Islam holds many beliefs and practices in common with Judaism and Christianity...

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

  • Compare Shia vs. Sunni Islamhttp://www.religionfacts.com/compare/shia-sunni-islam

    There are two main branches of Islam: Sunni and Shi'a. Sunni Islam is by far the largest group, although in some countries it is a minority. Sunnis have their historical roots in the majority group who followed Abu Bakr, an effective leader, as the successor of Muhammad, instead of his cousin and son-in-law Ali...