Consequence of Religious Tolerance/Intolorance Essay

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Consequence of Religious Tolerance/Intolerance
SOC/105 Gina Miller

The purpose of this paper is to satisfy our team's assignment for week three in SOC/105. This paper will first define several words related to the title, expose some consequences of religious intolerance, and finally explain how religion connects with our culture.
Our team discovered while looking at different religions that there were many religions than what we will define here. It is certain that a discussion about religion will at some point bring up the subject matter of there being so many different religions, and do they have any common components. Our group agreed that although that are many differences, there are some similarities, impacting four basic
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Webster defines Muslim as "a believer in the following of Islam. The word
Muslim means on who submits and implies complete submission to the will of god (Allah)." Muslims believe that nature itself is Islamic, since it follows laws placed by god (Allah)." Thus, a Muslim strives to submit to god (Allah). Since it follows natural laws placed by God. Thus, a Muslim strives to surrender to God's commands every step of the way. The holiest book of the Muslims faith is the "Koran". Muslims consider the Arabis Quran as the direct revelations of God; translations do exist to other languages but are not regarded as the literal word of God (Webster). Buddhism is according to Webster Buddhism (also known as Buddha Dharma), is a way of life, a practical, and arguably a form of psychology. Buddhism focuses on the teachings of Guatama Budda who was born in Kapilavastu in what is now Nepal, with the name Siddhârtha Gautama (Pâli: Siddhattha Gotama) around the fifth century BCE. Buddhism spread throughout the Indian subcontinent in the five centuries following the Buddha's passing, and propagated

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