CheckPoint Effects of Religion

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CheckPoint: Effects of Religion CheckPoint: Effects of Religion Angelia Hilley HUM/130 June 15, 2011 Instructor Susan Johnson
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CheckPoint: Effects of Religion Effects of Religion List at least two effects that organized religion has had on society and provide examples from past or present world events that illustrate your examples Religion may affect people in many different ways. One religious world event that had a major effect on society in France was the St. Bartholomew Massacre. “On August 24, 1572, the day before St. Bartholomew's Day, royal forces hunted down and executed over three thousand Huguenots, including Coligny, in Paris. Within three days, royal and Guise armies had hunted down and executed over twenty thousand
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Unformatted text preview: Huguenots in the single most bloody and systematic extermination of non-combatants in European history until World War II (Hooker, 1996). The St. Bartholomew Massacre was basically a slaughter, caused by the Regent Catherine de Medicis because she did not want France to become a Protestant country. A more current example of a religious war is the war in Afghanistan. The War in Afghanistan is being considered a religious war because the war is basically between Muslim terrorist groups and non-Muslims. CheckPoint: Effects of Religion Reference Hooker, R., 1996, The Wars of Religion, Retrieved from http://public.wsu.edu/~dee/REFORM/WARS.HTM...
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course HUM 130 taught by Professor Georgegreaves during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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