- Running head THE EFFECTS OF RELIGION The Effects of Religion Brenda McCoy HUM/130 September 8 2011 David Latoundji 1 THE EFFECTS OF RELIGION 2

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THE EFFECTS OF RELIGION 2 The Effects of Religion Religion can influence people to do good things such as lead people to charity work and help the poor. Good examples of this are Mother Teresa and Billy Graham. As a Catholic nun, Mother Teresa, visited families, washed the sores of some children, cared for an old man lying sick on the road and nursed a woman dying of hunger and TB.” (Missionaries of Charity, n.d.). I think her story and life’s work shows a major affect of religion upon people. She gave hope and strength to people who desperately needed it and she did not judge by religion. People followed Mother Teresa by sharing her spirit of prayer, simplicity, sacrifice and her apostolate of humble works of love; people of many faiths and nationalities. Religion has also been used to manipulate and hurt people as well as exploit them for money. In a sense, religion has contributed to inequality. The Bible and religion was used to
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course HUMANITIES HUM/130 taught by Professor Latoundji during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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- Running head THE EFFECTS OF RELIGION The Effects of Religion Brenda McCoy HUM/130 September 8 2011 David Latoundji 1 THE EFFECTS OF RELIGION 2

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