Importance Of Educating People On Religion

The Importance of Educating People on Religion
Globalization has made it possible for people with different cultural and religious backgrounds to interact. While people in general have the same needs and often the similar goals, not all religions have the same practices. Some may have similar beliefs such as the denominations of Christianity but are often separated by details. In fact, religions have different ideals, which is the reason for the division. Although an individual may only be directly affected by one religious culture because it is the one that they practice does not mean that they may not come in contact with other religions. It is important for people to recognize and have knowledge of the different religions that are practiced around the world because odds are that they will come in contact with someone with different religious beliefs. In order for people to have a deeper understanding of the world and what often
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Because of widespread effect that religion has it is important to for religious education to be included in what is taught to students today. It is clear that it will positively affects students in their willingness to be more accepting and understanding of other religions. As a result, there will be less discrimination and intolerance of other religions and increase the peace between cultures. Studying world religion can also increase people’s understandings of actions taking place around them. In addition, it will assist people in solving conflict originating from religion or culture differences which is often a consequence of not having a thorough knowledge of the other religion and cultures. By educating students about world religions, their practices and beliefs, students will be better equipped to help shape the world into a more welcoming, adaptable and tolerant

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