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Submitted by Sidda (United States), Mar 4, 2006 at 10:08

But, Harrak, Christians are taught to emulate Jesus Christ in their lives, not Solomon or David. I'm not really knowledgeable about Judaism, but I don't think they are to take Solomon or David as a guide to living either. Neither David nor Solomon or anyone else in the Bible is taught to be the perfect person whose example we should all follow. That honor belongs to Jesus only.

However, Muslims are taught that Mohammed was the perfect man, the perfect prophet. Muslims are to take him as an example of how to live their lives; therein lies the difference.
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