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Week 5 Discussion

  

Week 5 Discussion

Book: Molloy, M. (2020). Experiencing the World’s Religions (8th Edition). McGraw-Hill Higher Education (US). https://savantlearningsystems.vitalsource.com/books/9781260813746

Muhammad is known in Islam as “The Seal of the Prophets.”

· Why is this phrase of great consequence for Muslims? 

· What does calling Muhammad “The Seal of the Prophets” mean for Islamic theology, ethics, worship?

Choose either Judaism OR Christianity and select a prophet from your chosen religion.

· What does the prophetic office mean for the religion you have chosen?     

· How does your choice exercise the office of prophet within either Judaism or Christianity?

· Finally, whom do you regard as being a “prophet” in today’s world?     Name this person.    

· Is the role of “prophet” still important in today’s world?  Or has “the time of the prophet” passed, never to return?