Checkpoint Effects of Religion

Checkpoint Effects - Is my belief that the Roman government uses this religion to manipulate its power to influence in other governments Many

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Checkpoint Effects of Religion Anthonelle Wallace HUM/130 - RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD 3/1/12 Instructor: DANIEL DAVIS
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Religion may affect people in many different ways. 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. I believe religion has been around since the dawn of man. Its introduction, started at the beginning of time. Some may argue that Christianity was the first organize religion. I myself am a Christian and have seen my life affected by my belief and faith in God. In my deepest darkest times in my life. My faith in the Almighty God has I believe, delivered me from these circumstances. I believe this same effect happens to anyone in society, who believes in the Almighty God and his son Christ Jesus. Another example of organized religion is the Roman Catholics. This religion, although it is rooted in Christianity has and hierarchy, which is controlled by the Roman government.
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Unformatted text preview: Is my belief that the Roman government uses this religion to manipulate its power to influence in other governments? Many people see, organize religion as a way to manipulate as well as influence their own propaganda. When you look at it, organized religion can be used two ways to promote an awareness of a higher power or used to forward one's own propaganda and agenda. So I believe the bottom line is this ultimately who or what we believe in is based on faith ultimately it falls to those who volunteer their belief in organized religion. Ultimately, religion only exists because society yearns to believe in something larger than they do. That can take away all the suffering and pain and deliver eternal peace through ones belief of organize religion. So it's not religion that affects people. It's the other way around. Its people, that affects religion, through worship of a person or a higher being that ultimately brings reconciliation or retribution from that belief....
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This note was uploaded on 03/28/2012 for the course REL 133 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Checkpoint Effects - Is my belief that the Roman government uses this religion to manipulate its power to influence in other governments Many

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