Identity by Religion

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Brianna Lopez
7 March 2013
Identity by Religion
Religion is a worldwide practice that has taken a huge part in all human cultures. One of the earliest recollections of religion came from the Ancient Egyptian that believed in Polytheistic Religion, which praised a variety of gods. Another religion that has been with us since the times of the bible is the Judaism belief. A variety of other religions have formed since then, but not all religions believe in a god. If there is one thing we have in common is believing and following those morals and values through faith. There are many factors that identify and shape who we become. Therefore, I believe, religion is sought to be one major factor that shapes our character throughout our whole life whether it is the morals we follow through our religion.

Parents are the ones who try to guide their kids into the right path. Some parents think religious guidance will help that. Being raised in religious schools such as Christian, Catholics, or Lutheran, have strict set morals that are taught to everyone attending. Christian schools classes are molded more towards their beliefs, such as biblical studies and prayer times. These schools enforce biblical studies to ensure their students are going into the right path and not fall into the “darkness.” These morals are even carried out by parents that teach their children about charity, honesty, and so forth. The value honesty is strictly emphasized by both parents and their religious teachers. Growing up as a child in a religious school they are taught to always be honest, even if it is a sin you have done, or you will go to hell. This important factor that is emphasized as a child will stay with them throughout their life. A child raised on morals of Christianity will grow up differently than a child that has been raised on no religion.

Also, as religious parents try to guide their children into the right path they also set rules to follow at non-religion schools, home,...
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