The Future of Religion and Politics in the Developing World.

Topics: Religion, Islam, Faith Pages: 2 (877 words) Published: February 3, 2013
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Today, in many Countries that are being rapidly developed its people are being left searching for their cultural identity. Most people pride themselves on their religious beliefs but are finding it hard due to the rapid growth of contemporary religion. A lot of churches are more open to accepting anyone as long as they are willing to believe. Some church leaders are even accepting to divorce and remarriage regardless of the reason. This has led a lot of the younger generation to feel that they don’t quite fit in. They either don’t agree with religion all together, or perhaps they feel torn between the many different variations. They are being raised to think and feel one way only to find out that’s not the way everyone else feels. The separations of Church and State have made it increasingly harder to follow your beliefs. This country was founded on religious beliefs, and yet every day someone has to get involved in removing all traces of God for existence. I’m not saying that I do or don’t believe in God but what I do know is that the idea of God and not knowing if he/she does exist should be enough to make people wonder. Religions in politics today have been all but forbidden. The Ten Commandments have been removed from court houses; even the Pledge of Allegiance is even frowned upon. The future of the world is uncertain but we need to come to a collective agreement on religion and politics if we are to coincide with one another. I’m not saying we need one world religion, but what we need to do is find a way to agree with one another politically without having religious beliefs involved as well. A little over 2 hundred years ago when this country was founded, our founders prided themselves on being religious and God fearing men. Over time some who don’t believe on God have taken upon themselves to have all traces of religion removed from politics. We need politicians in all form of...
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