Provide a 5 pages analysis while answering the following question: Abrahamic Tradition: A Tradition that Is Historically, Textually, and Theologically Interconnected to 2 Other Religions. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide. An abstract is required. The reason behind the three religions together was known as Abrahamic Tradition is related to the fact that history clearly identifies the traces of Abraham in the Hebrew Bible in the Israelite Culture. The followers of the Abrahamic Tradition across the globe are huge as compared to other religions as the traditions reflect upon a few of the common facts followed in the three mareligionsion of the world as mentioned above.
Prophet Abraham is said to be the ancestor of the people of Israel by the Jews. On the contrary, Ishmael son of Abraham is claimed to follow the Muslim tradition of the ancient people of the Arabs. However, from the perspective of the Christian religion, Abraham is pronounced as a “father in faith”. Thus, as per this analysis, it can be ascertained that these three major religions are the branches of a single tree. Abrahamic Tradition as mentioned is the combination of all the three schools of thought, with a few major differences. In order to get a better understanding of Abrahamic Tradition, it is of significance to get a better insight regarding the history of Abraham and His faith2.
It is a common belief that Abraham was asked to migrate along with his family by the supreme power of God. From the perspective of theology, it is stated that Abraham is considered to be the ancestor of many, majorly of the people of Semitic origin. People belonging from the communities of Hebrews, Arabs, and Ethiopians are the main decedents of Semitic origin. As per history, it is observed that people believed the regions around Mesopotamia and Egypt, where Abraham lived as a “Holy Land”. The same information is inscribed in the holy book of the Bible and Quran. In the present context, the regions mentioned above include the major parts of Palestine, Syria, and Jordan. In order to adhere to the Abrahamic Tradition means to believe in One God and values the basic principles of humanity, which are preached in the modern three religions Christianity, Judaism, and Islam3.