Define the following terms:
A group set apart from others because of its national origin or distinctive cultural patterns
Anti-Semitism is the intense dislike for and prejudice against Jewish people. (Vocabulary.com 2012)
Islamophobia is prejudice against Muslims. (Vocabulary.com 2012)
Xenophobia is a fear of foreigners or strangers. (Vocabulary.com 2012)
Persecution is the act of persecuting (especially on the basis of race or religion), characterized by taunting or threats. (Vocabulary.com 2012)
Individuals involved with or employed in religious denominations or organized religious groups such as churches for Roman Catholics. (google.com 2012)
Select at least 1 religious and 1 ethnic group not your own from the list below.
Religious groups (based on http://religions.pewforum.org/pdf/affiliations-all-traditions.pdf)
Historically Black Churches
Latter-Day Saints (Mormons)
Orthodox (Greek, Eastern)
Judaism (Orthodox, Conservative, or Reform)
Buddhism (Theravada or Mahayana)
Islam (Sunni, Shia, Sufism)
Ethnic groups (based on divisions in U.S. Census Bureau documents)
Asian (Asian descent)
Black (African descent)
Hispanic and Latino (South or Central American descent)
Pacific Islander (Polynesian descent)
White (European descent)
Answer the following questions in 150 to 250 words each about the religious group you selected:
How does your selected religious group differ from other religious groups (such as in their beliefs, worship practices, or values)?
What has been the experience of your selected religious group with others that do not share its beliefs or practices?
In what ways has the...
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