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Judaism Christianity Islam
head honcho,
yadda yadda
YHWH/Tetragrammaton, ineffable,
Yahweh, Jehovah, Elohim, etc etc etc.
Trinity: Allah (unitarian), 99 other names
Jesus a jewish teacher, but that's about it;
definitely not the messiah
Son of God,
and the messiah
a human prophet, never died,
however, virgin-born, ascended,
will be messiah
most important
human figure(s)
Moses Twelve Apostles Muhammad
messiah / redeemer "sharp disagreements" Jesus Jesus (messiah)
Mahdi (redeemer)
Israelites descended
from Abraham?
yes yes yes
descended from King David?
yes spiritually yes, biologically no yes
(Abraham → Muhammad → Mahdi)