Islam, Judaism, and Christianity are known as the Abrahamic Religions because each traces its genealogy from the Prophet Abraham. Because of this background, there are beliefs and practices that are c

Islam, Judaism, and Christianity are known as the Abrahamic Religions because each traces its genealogy from the Prophet Abraham. Because of this background, there are beliefs and practices that are common to all three. In fact, they each worship the same God, even if they use different names and/or titles. For this topic explore some of the different names and/or titles for God that are used by each faith and provide an explanation for their use. Follow this advice:

– Title your initial thread in a way that reflects the content of your post. Perhaps you could list a few of the names you are highlighting (in a respectful way). Remember, the word “Discussion” should not appear anywhere in your title.   – Identify a couple of the names and/or titles used for God within the Tanak of Judaism. Present what each of your selections mean and why are they used. – Identify a couple of the names and/or titles used for God within the New Testament of Christianity. Present what each of your selections mean and why are they used. – Identify a couple of the names and/or titles used for God within the Quran of Islam. Present what each of your selections mean and why are they used. – Provide at least 2 research source citation in MLA format (see below).

Before writing on this topic, you should research the different names/titles for God as expressed in the religious literature of each faith. This is because you are required to do research in association with each of the discussion topics. Ensure that you provide original writing (do not copy the words of your sources) and that the citations are in proper MLA (Modern Language Association) citation format: MLA Format.

Grading Parameters (30 points total): See: A Sample Discussion Post, Frequently Asked Questions, and the Discussion Grading Rubric.

  • Initial Post (5 points) – Provide a new threaded post addressing all questions posed in at least 200 words by the posted deadline: Time Schedule
  • Research (5 points) – Consult at least 2 academic research sources related to the topic and provide a bibliography of these sources in MLA (Modern Language Association) citation format. This list should be within the initial post.
  • Meaningful Participation (10 points) – Provide multiple meaningful conversations with others. Within your own thread, this means answering questions that are posed and/or providing clarification as needed. Within the threaded posts of at least one other person, provide a reply that fosters discussion. Maintain these conversations during the discussion time period as appropriate.
  • Writing Skills (10 points) – Demonstrate original writing and academic writing.

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