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1 Common Practices in Religion Christopher Dela Cruz REL/133 08/0182016 Ray Bitar
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2 Common Practices in Religion There are many definitions of what Religion is. An example of a traditional dictionary definition of religion is, a belief that involves worship of a God or gods. My definition of religion is a community of people who share the same beliefs and live in accordance to scripture. According to Experiencing World Religions, “Religion [is] a way of life founded upon the apprehension of sacredness in existence” (Pg.6). There any many ways religion can be defined but what is the true definition of religion? In this paper, I will be discussing what religion is, common practices on various world religions and the critical issues on academic study of religion. So what is religion? Is it a community of people who just gather up and pray? Maybe it is a group of friends who practice a certain belief? How about a club of individuals who share one common belief? All these are what many of us think religion is. According to Experiencing World
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  • Spring '10
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