The, The Veil, By Langston Hughes, Marjane Satrapi And Karen Armstrong

1372 Words Dec 7th, 2015 6 Pages
The subject of religion has always been a subject of contradiction against people because of the diverse religion that exists in the world. Everyone will then have an agreement on the fact that religion is having faith and believing on what is above a human being. “Salvation”, “The Veil”, and “What God Got to Do with It” respectively written by Langston Hughes, Marjane Satrapi and Karen Armstrong, revealed an interesting experience during a time of their life on religion. Those authors by their writings expressed how somebody should lead his road through God beside the handiness of judgment that people and society have about it. Politics and the action of people in society are the main issues encountered regarding religion in the different essays. By relating the same idea through their writing, each author presents different paths to line the subject using a claim of solution. Any child growing up has the belief that their elders are their God, so they will definitely believe anything they said because for the child, the elders know everything and they never lie. In general, children are known to be angel souls and deep believers. But believing in the elders words never drive them to questioning; they just understand everything the way they hear it. At twelve years old, Hughes faced a moment of resurrection concerning his way to be saved by Jesus. “When you were saved you saw a light, and something happened to you inside! And Jesus came into your life! And God was with…

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