What Are “Abrahamic Religions”?

  title={What Are “Abrahamic Religions”?},
  author={A. Hughes},
An early use of the term “Religion of Abraham” is found in the Qur’an, in a reference designating Islam as the certain source of salvation, as opposed to Judaism or Christianity: “They say: ‘Become Jews Or Christians if ye would be guided (To salvation).’ Say thou: ‘Nay! (I would rather) the Religion Of Abraham the True, and he joined not gods with Allah’” (Surah 2:135) The term “Abrahamic religions” at times replaces “Judeo-Christian,” a term used to describe the Western religious and ethical… Expand


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