Comparing the Lives of Jesus and Muhammad

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Comparing the Lives of Jesus and Muhammad
In the history of the world, no two figures have exerted more influence in religious thought and belief than Jesus and Muhammad. Accordingly, the following discussion compares and contrasts the lives of Jesus and Muhammad in relation to each respective religion.
Tracing the lives of Jesus and Muhammad Historically
The life of Jesus is largely undocumented in terms of historical record and/or archaeological evidence although the ancient historian Josephus spoke of Jesus as an actual historical figure who was born and lived in the early first century (Josephus, Whiston & Maier, 1999, p. 662). Thus, historical accounts of his life are almost entirely derived from the Bible, specifically the four...
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