Religion exists to provide hope to the otherwise hopeless. Religion can offer comfort, instill morals, aid in healing the sick and helping poor, and also assist in coping with the death of a loved one. Religious practice depends on the faith. The religions are similar as much as they are different. Hinduism, Judaism, and Christianity are all religious faith. One faith may feel there is just one God to worship, while another may worship multiple Gods and Goddesses. Time of worship may be important in one faith and another may worship throughout the day. While there may be numerous religious practices in the world, religion itself is universal.
Hinduism is the world's oldest documented religion. Followers worship in temples dedicated to their deities. Hindu deities are not like the average figures of worship. The Hindu deities are brightly colored, sometimes with multiply limbs, sometimes not human-like at all.
Followers of the Hindu religious faith believe in karma and rebirth. Under this notion you are believed to be reborn after you die. The form or figure that you are reborn as is highly dependent on how you lived during your initial lifetime. If you were a good, just, and moral person you can be reborn as a King or Queen. However, if you lived a dirty and an immoral life, than you might be reborn as a rat. Karma is the moral law of cause and effect, and belief in karma is a belief that every action has an automatic moral consequence (Molloy, 2010, pg. 87, para. II).
[...] Christianity has additional sub-categories of religious practices. Catholicism, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Pentecostal, Anglican, Latter- Day Saints, Evangelical, Jehovah Witnesses, and Quakers are just some of religious practices that fall within the realm of Christian beliefs. Christians believe that there is a God, but it does not stop there. Christians further believe that God himself produced offspring, Jesus. Jesus was carried by a mortal woman who became pregnant by Immaculate Conception. “Some people would like to see Jesus as a social activist. [...]
[...] Conclusion Religion is a belief in a higher power. Religion can help individuals get through tough times. Religion brings people together and is in fact the first actual law of the lands. Religions differ in the sense of whom or what to worship, or how, and why to worship religion is multicultural. Any where an individual travels, religion is sure to be found. References Molloy, M. (2010). Experiencing the world's religions: Tradition, challenge, and change. New York: McGraw-Hill Higher Education. [...]
[...] Judaism Judaism is the world's second oldest documented religion. Those who practice Judaism are considered members of the Jewish faith. Under this belief, the followers adhere to the Thirteen Principles of Faith that was devised by Rambam, Moses Maimonides, a great Jewish scholar. (Molloy pg para. IV). In the Jewish faith the followers believe there to be a Messiah. The Messiah is a man who will be sent by God to rid the world of all thing evil. Christianity Christianity is the youngest of the three religions; having made its way into the scene at approximately 7-3 B.C.E. [...]
[...] While there may be numerous religious practices in the world, religion itself is universal. The Relationship with the Devine Hinduism Hinduism is the world's oldest documented religion. Followers worship in temples dedicated to their deities. Hindu deities are not like the average figures of worship. The Hindu deities are brightly colored, sometimes with multiply limbs, sometimes not human-like at all. Followers of the Hindu religious faith believe in karma and rebirth. Under this notion you are believed to be reborn after you die. [...]
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