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Abstract

The study concentrates on elaborating the concept of “love” in both Islam and Christianity. Both religions emphasize extensively on “love”. It is indispensable to understand that there are many fundamental differences between both religions on the notion of love despite numbers of similarities being shared. Hence, there is a necessity to know on how these religions converge and diverge in the concept of love. The academic nature of study requires an inductive and an analytical methodology that yielded a number of important results in examining the real meaning of love, its divisions and its major sectors focused in Christianity and Islam; i.e., love towards God, love towards oneself, andlove for neighbor, as well as the differences in categorizing the love in both Islam and Christianity.   

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Ethics Love Islam Christianity

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Abdullah, I., Abdul Manas, S., Mohamed Siddeek, M. I., & Husain, M. Z. (2020). Ethics of love in Islam and Christianity: A Comparative Study. KURIOSITAS: Media Komunikasi Sosial Dan Keagamaan, 13(2), 125-140. https://doi.org/10.35905/kur.v13i2.1423

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