1) reduce the points of comparision and contrast of the Abrahamic religions to a bullet point summary
2) reduce Theravada, Mahayana and Tibetan Buddhism to individual bullet point summaries
3) using these five summaries
a) draw four conclusions concerning the points of continuity and discontinuity in the various forms of Buddism
b)draw four conclusions concerning the points of continuity and discontinuity between Buddhism and Hinduism.
c) draw four conclusions concerning the points of continuity and discountinuity between Buddhism and the Abrahamic religions.
1) reduce the points of comparison and contrast of the Abrahamic religions to a bullet point summary
 Monotheistic faiths that link their spiritual tradition to the Prophet Abraham
 Judaism, Christianity, Islam, and the modern Bahai
 ½ the world's population trace their religious roots to the Abrahamic tradition
 Abraham seen as the prophet who brought the word of the true God to the people
 Abraham one of the founders of Judaism, both in philosophy and in genetics
 Abraham spoke to Mohammed through God's angels
 Islam believes the Judaic God is Allah, but that their interpretation of Abraham's message is wrong
 Christianity builds itself upon the Judaic Old Testament tradition
 All see one God as all-powerful, omnipotent, with varying degrees of control over individual acts in human society
 All see the word of God as the basic outline of the way society should operate
 The sacred scriptures are similar; but the Koran (Islam) was written by one person , by tradition; the Torah and Bible by many enlightened prophets
2) Reduce Theravada, Mahayana and Tibetan Buddhism to individual bullet point summaries
 Buddhism comprises three major schools or "interpretations" ...
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