Question: Whats the difference between Muslims and Christians in Kenya?

What are the main similarities and differences between Islam and Christianity?

Islam and Christianity both ascribe that Jesus Christ was the promised Messiah and did perform miracles. Both Muslims and Christians believe Satan is real and evil and that he tries to make people follow him instead of God. The two faiths believe Jesus will return from Heaven.

When did Christianity start in Kenya?

1844 Christianity was introduced to Kenya when missionaries settled near Mombasa in 1844. In the early 20th century, many Kikuyu left the mission churches and schools to start their own, free from the control of missionaries.

What is the most practiced religion in Kenya?

Christianity is the main religion in Kenya. As of 2019, over 85 percent of the population identified as Christians, among which 33.4 percent were Protestants, 20.6 percent Catholics, 20.4 percent Evangelicals, and seven percent from African Instituted Churches. Furthermore, nearly 11 percent of Kenyans were Muslim.

Do Muslims believe in the Old Testament?

The Old Testament, also known as the Hebrew Bible, has an ambiguous status in Islam. However, Muslim scholars also consider the Old Testament to be untrustworthy, inasmuch as they are corrupted versions of texts that are now lost.

What does Kenya suffer from?

Kenya is currently home to 46 million people. Over 35% of them suffer from food insecurity and malnutrition each year, with 2.6 million facing a food insecurity crisis. The state of food insecurity in this country is serious, with the country ranking 86 out of 117 countries on the 2019 Global Hunger Index.

What is the death rate in Kenya 2020?

5.3 per 1,000 people Kenya - Crude death rate Kenya death rate was at level of 5.3 per 1,000 people in 2020, down from 5.4 per 1,000 people previous year, this is a change of 0.89%.

What diseases are common in Kenya?

Tropical diseases, especially malaria and tuberculosis, have long been a public health problem in Kenya. In recent years, infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), also has become a severe problem.

How many people died in Kenya per year?

In 2019, there were about 5.39 deaths per 1,000 inhabitants in Kenya .Kenya: Death rate from 2009 to 2019 (in deaths per 1,000 inhabitants)CharacteristicDeaths per 1,000 inhabitants--10 more rows

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