Religion Essay Samples

Christianity: History, Branches and Future

Introduction What is Christianity? Christianity, which is a Hebrew word messiah meaning the anointed one, founded by Jesus Christ himself around two thousand years ago is one of the most influential religions in the history of the world (Brown 67). It is a monotheistic religion built on the moral lessons…

Buddhism and Hinduism Comparison: Beliefs and Practices

Introduction Religion is essential in society since it ensures that the people in the community maintain cohesion due to the shared beliefs, values, and practices. Every individual who is a believer or a follower of a certain religion is expected to observe the set religious norms and values. However, people…

Gender Roles in the Context of Religion

Introduction Gender is one of the most important sociological concepts that are also actively discussed in the context of religion. In modern society, the distribution of gender roles is a controversial question because of the appearance of such issues as shifts in masculinity and femininity, same-sex relationships, and transgenderism among…

American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites the US

In the America Grace, the authors Putnam Robert D. and Campbell David E. have presented an analysis of the American religion giving the detail of the changes that have taken place in the American history in terms of religion. The book has been written after an extensive research and analysis…

Religion as a Group Phenomenon and Its Conflicts

Religious beliefs held by people control them from all perspectives. People’s lives are controlled from the personal levels and from within the precincts of the community. Through the same, people tend to become religious. Man from the days of the ancestors including the early man can trace religious beliefs. Religion…

Women’s Roles in Islam, Christianity and Hinduism

Introduction It has been acknowledged that religion shapes the society and the society also has certain impact on development of religious beliefs. Berger (1967) notes that both society and religion are the product of the human. These two social creations have affected the way gender roles are distributed. Religion is…

Human Nature from Religious Perspective

Abstract People act according to certain beliefs and according to their view of human nature in the context of relations with God, with other people, and with the natural world. This paper aims to explain the importance of discussing the view of human nature, to describe the significance of this…