Religion Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Religion.

  • 22 Student Essays
  • 10 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Religion Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (10)

805 words, approx. 3 pages
Religion Wherever human beings travel, we bring our religions with us. "Godspeed, John Glenn," the farewell words spoken to the first American astronaut into orbit, exemplifies the chara... Read more
15,560 words, approx. 52 pages
Domestic Observances This entry consists of the following articles: Jewish Practices Christian Practices Muslim Practices Hindu Practices Chinese Practices Japanese Practices Read more
8,797 words, approx. 30 pages
Popular Religion POPULAR RELIGION. Every society exhibits divisions and segmentations based upon the classification of its members and their activities, functions, and relationships (e.g., sex, work, ... Read more
8,958 words, approx. 30 pages
Religious Communities This entry consists of the following articles: Religion, Community, and Society Christian Religious Orders Read more
12,056 words, approx. 41 pages
Religion When Europeans began arriving in North America in the sixteenth century, they encountered Native American traditions that dated back thousands of years. Although native peoples observed a wid... Read more
8,538 words, approx. 29 pages
Religious Movements Most people do not perceive religious beliefs as changing very much over time. Religions, after all, are engaged in the propagation of eternal truths. While it is understandable th... Read more
6,057 words, approx. 21 pages
Religion The subject of the religious dimensions of Chinese philosophy covers both a vast time period—at least two and a half millennia—and a vast array of religious traditions, includin... Read more
5,874 words, approx. 20 pages
Religion This entry is not a survey of the various forms that "religion" has taken in human history; rather, it treats the nature of religion as a problem in the philosophy of religion. ... Read more
1,118 words, approx. 4 pages
Religion Introduction In literature that explores the issues of race and prejudice, religion often emerges as the foundation of conflict and divisiveness between individuals or groups. This is not sur... Read more
29,869 words, approx. 100 pages
Changing Hearts. Looking back on America's War for Independence from the perspective of 1818, former president John Adams commented that the "Revolution was in the Minds and Hearts of the People." Ad... Read more