Christianity spread from antioch to syria, from ephesus to asia minor and gaul, from alexandria to the south and southeast of the roman empire, from rome to italy and africa and from there to spain constantinople became the centre for the christianization of the balkans. Buddhism developed in india during the life of in the buddha in the 4th century bc, but it took more than 1,000 years before it became the major force it is in asia today the indian emperor asoka sent out buddhist missionaries to southeast asia and the middle east in the 3rd century bc, but it. Christianity and buddhism are different religions, yet they compare and contrast greatly though founded at different periods of time, christianity and buddhism have shaped cultures and have had a great influence on people all around the world with origins, customs, and beliefs. The diffusion of christianity involves relocation diffusion and expansion diffusion the religion diffused from it’s hearth, palestine through missionaries to the roman empire the newly converted romans then launched new missions to take over and convert once people in small conquered places had become christians, expansion diffusion occured. Diffusion of buddhism and christianity from their origins to 1450 share many similar traits such as a religious leader who later on helped to diffuse the religion, and that the religion was diffused by willing missionaries their diffusion differs in what they offered converts and in their locations.
Buddhism, like christianity, arose from humble origins in 534 bc, a kshatriya prince named siddhartha gautama left the comforts of his home to find an explanation of suffering. Philosophical factors that allowed the diffusion to be accepted, i am going to be a bit less sophisticated in my approach buddhist teachings often spread due to invasion a few critical historical events compelled buddhists and their teachings out of their land of origin king ashok is the. Buddhism and christianity - compare & contrast: the buddhist religion is unique in itself were buddhists do not worship any gods or god - buddha (siddhartha gautama) never claimed to be divine, and buddhists reject the notion of any supernatural power.
Buddhism vs christianity: diffusion christianity and buddhism are two very different religions - buddhism vs christianity: diffusion introduction it’s not surprising how they diffused and spread from one place, class, or person took different turns. Buddhism and christianity themes cross-cultural exchange: world religions spread of buddhism: central asia and southeast asia spread of christianity: roman empire and beyond transmission and forms of religion adaptation in art and story transmission of buddhism environment and development: forms of buddhism. Comparison of buddhism & christianity sponsored link comparison of buddhism with christianity: since so many american adults are converting from christianity to buddhism, it may be useful to compare the two we define as christian any person or group who thoughtfully, sincerely, prayerfully regard themselves as christian this is the.
Monasticism - varieties of monasticism in the religions of the world: since monastic systems developed mainly in the mediterranean monotheistic religions and in south asia’s theologically more complex situation, monastic diffusion into other parts of the world generally entailed modification of practices that began in these two historical core areas. Buddhism is centered upon the life and teachings of gautama buddha, whereas christianity is centered on the life and teachings of jesus christ buddhism is a nontheistic religion, ie, it does not believe in a supreme creator being aka god christianity is a monotheistic religion and believes. Unformatted text preview: cultural diffusion and the spread of christianity and the end of the feudal systemboth religions began either in the middle east or israel both religions claim israel to be the holy land the spread of both religions were often done through war in the idea of jihad or in the name of god. Start studying compare and contrast spread of islam, christianity, and buddhism learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
Diffusion of buddhism and christianity diffusion of buddhism and christianity siddhartha gautama, better known simply as buddha, first followed the hindu religion but then later realized that the cast system from hindu was immoral and decided to leave his earthly possessions to find what he believed to be nirvana, which resulted in the creation of buddhism - diffusion of buddhism and. Christianity and buddhism shared three very identifiable similarities to start off, both of these religions were monastic meaning that they had monks, nuns, and others living under religious vows. Diffusion of buddhism and christianity siddhartha gautama, better known simply as buddha, first followed the hindu religion but then later realized that the cast system from hindu was immoral and decided to leave his earthly possessions to find what he believed to be nirvana, which resulted in the creation of buddhism.
Christianity and islam christianity’s three major branches (roman catholicism, protestantism, and orthodoxy) have diffused throughout the world by expansion combined with relocation diffusion the cultural landscapes of christianity’s branches reflect the changes the faith has undergone over the centuries. Buddhism vs christianity in the tolerant and enquiring times in the west over recent decades many people have become interested in other faiths than christianity and in buddhism in particular. Buddhism : according to the buddhist concept, one has to work for one's own salvation, and therefore, cannot blame or depend on others for salvation christianity : salvation is not based on one's work, but instead, is a free gift to all those who would accept jesus christ as their savior.