Religion In Italy Research Paper

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This piece of writing is basically focused on my sentiments and thoughts of Religion in Tonga, comparing its benefits and disadvantages upon the government and its people.
History shows the trends in Tonga ever since the day Christianity was accepted by King Tupou 1; Tonga had become a different country- religious and a better country! Its acceptance and enforcement in the country had brought its people true conversion, beginning to have faith in a living God and accumulating light and truth. People became Christians, and that alone made them one and united in faith. Having faith in the Lord, Jesus Christ is the very foundation of Tonga’s society and people. Being a religious country highlights Tonga from any other country in the world. The
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I also believe if those disadvantages were considered at that time King Tupou 1 accepted Religion in Tonga; there may be different story to the history of religion. I also believe that where ever there is good, there is also evil! Christianity was molded and taught in Tonga by different religious missionaries and at different times. There were Wesleyan, Catholic, Anglican, Seventh Adventist, LDS, and other churches’ missionaries; each has their own doctrines and beliefs. Imagine how each church taught their own beliefs and doctrines to the people of Tonga. Imagine the contention and confusion among the people. Those are disadvantages of Religion in Tonga. Because each faith is trying to convert people, they tend to degrade other faiths and disrespecting their doctrines and beliefs. This is happening in Tonga, and it sad to know that religion in which many believe it brings light and knowledge to the people; it is darkening and confusing the minds, and it leads to contention. The differences in beliefs and doctrines had built boundaries among families and even the people. I have witnessed this while I was serving my mission in various places at Tongatapu. I had to endure hatred every single day of my mission. Many people refused to talk to me, shut doors before my eyes, persecuted in many ways, only because I was a missionary of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Some churches build their own schools for the benefit of their own youth. Unfortunately, this work of good cause has once again led people to contention. Looking at how Religion caused division among the people of Tonga, I think every religious leader should counsel its own member to respect other people’s beliefs and accept the differences in their religion. It’s every religion’s

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