Discuss the following questions:

What were the similarities and differences between Jewish, Christian and Islamic belief?

How do these religions compare with each other?

Talk about the following within the discussion:

Judaism:
Creation
Patriarchs
Prophets
Kings
The Bible as Literature

Early Christianity:
Jesus and His Message
Antecedents
Cult
Philosophical
Jewish influences
Early history
Early art
Architecture
Sculpture
Sarcophagi
Painting
Catacombs
Frescoes
The new testament as literature
Gospels
Epistles
Revelation
Early Christian Music

Islamic:
Religion
The Quran
Basic tenets and the five pillars of Islam
Islamic mysticism: the Sufis
Philosophy
Avicenna and Averroes
Math Science and Scholarship
Islamic Art and Architecture
The Mosque
The Alhambra Palace
Ceramics and miniature Paintings
Literature
Arabic and Persian Poetry
Arabic Prose: The Thousand and One Nights
Music