The current study aims at providing an evaluation of the approach of the philosophy of religious asceticism in the Abrahamic Faith religions including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism.
1.4.2 Research objectives
To identify the most significant similarities and differences in asceticism among the Abrahamic faith religions (Islam, Christianity, and Judaism)
To compare and contrast religious asceticism practiced in Abrahamic religions and hedonism practiced by other ancient non-Abrahamic religions
To establish the most philosophically acceptable view of religious asceticism
1.4.3. Research questions
To what extent do Christians practice religious asceticism?
How different is the religious asceticism of Islam from that of Christians?
How does the religious asceticism of Christianity compare to that of Judaism?
1.4.4. Research hypothesis
H1: Ancient Christian and Islamic views on asceticism are similar in the context of spiritual freedom.
H2: Ancient views on asceticism were stronger and populist compared to the modern-day views on asceticism.