Religion Essay Topics

Philosophy of Religion

            Is religion necessary in maintaining a happy and successful family? Yes, religion plays a vital role in good family structure. Whenever religion is taken seriously and applied to family life, there is a definite prosperous and positive outcome. When families attend church together, there is a closer bond between family members and it is… View Article

Philosophy of Religion

Question: Can we have a complete system of morality without religion? You should address at least one of the following: Could we have motivation to be moral without religions rewards and punishments? Could we know how to be moral without religion guidance? Could morality even exist if God doesn’t invent it (in Ten Commandments, or… View Article

Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Religion

Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Paganism are among the principal religions in Ethiopia. Yet, Ethiopia is a chiefly Christian nation whereby most of the Christians are Orthodox Tewahedo Christians (Merahi, 2002). Nevertheless, there are still Christians residing in the country who are either Roman Catholic or Protestant. The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church is lead by a… View Article

View on Death in another Religion

In every religious group, each has its own belief of God’s existence and death. Each also has its own tradition or practices that reflect the group’s beliefs. Such tradition and practices make every group unique from one another because it also reflects their roots, historical origin, and way of life. One of the unique groups… View Article

Gender Differences in Religious Belief

Critically examine the relationship between gender, religious participation and religious organisation Studies of religious belief verify consistently that the female gender shows greater participation to religion than that of males. This greater commitment to religion described by sociologists such as Bensen applies throughout the course of the woman’s life, and as noted by Glock and… View Article

Predominance of Goddesses in Minoan Religion

The most obvious thing present in Minoan religion is its polytheistic and matriarchal features, thus it is always referred to as a goddess religion, wherein all deities are female and there had been no male divinity detected until later times. Added to that is the fact that male deities are uncommon and they are usually… View Article

Prayer In Public Schools

The pros and cons of prayer in public schools have been debated for over forty years. The foundation of the United States is based on religious tolerance. The pilgrims came to this country because they were not free to worship and serve God leading to the guarantee of religious freedom in the Constitution. In years… View Article

Religion and Dance

Do you see any similarities between the rituals of primitive societies and rituals that we have in today’s society? Society today does use dance in religious ceremonies or occasions but not necessarily in a ritualistic form that earlier primitive societies would use per say. However, dance in both today and past societies used basic, everyday… View Article

Analysis and Interpretation of Religion: Upanishads

The concept behind Upanishads is the existence of a universal spirit known as Brahman, and an individual soul known as Atman. Brahman is considered to be the ultimate, in both the transcendent and immanent aspect, as well as the absolute infinite existence, the totality of everything that existed before, now, and the coming future. The… View Article

Sample of Campus News Paper

As Christians, one the biggest struggles we face is putting our complete trust in God. We find this challenging because as human beings, we continually let one other down. When people in our lives hurt, disappoint or betray us, it becomes more difficult to trust in their love. As a result, we start believing that… View Article

Serpent Gods in Aztec Mythology

Aztecs had a pantheon of Serpent Gods to which they attributed the creation and workings of the natural world. One of their principle gods, Quetzalcoatl, translated as feathered serpent, had many manifestations, each holding an important role part of the Aztec myths of creation and the workings of the natural world. As Braden points out… View Article

Short History of Basic Ecclesial Community

The coming out of Basic Ecclesial Communities in any form in different parts of the world including the Philippines is undeniably a phenomenon of which our Church Leaders ought to accept and must face head-on. There is no turning back; the call for an “aggiornamento” (John XXIII 1962) inside and outside the Church is indispensable… View Article

Rough Draft Puritans

In the middle of the 1600’s, from around the 1630’s to about the 1660’s the Puritans were fleeing to America for mostly religious reasons. Many of them came to set up what is called the Massachusetts Bay colony. John Winthrop was the leader of this colony. They believed religion was the key to the perfect… View Article

The Necessity Of Religion

            Religion is undeniably an everyday fare whether the matter is being discussed in the busy thoroughfares of visibly religious Rome or in the dusty streets of Cambodia. Many observers often say that people are naturally adherents to any form of religion. People worship, make efforts to make worship to a deity or deities a… View Article

The English Puritans Paper

The major beliefs of the English puritans and their different ideas from the church of England Puritans was the term used to refer to members of a group of extreme English Protestants, within the Church of England during the 16th and 17th centuries. Puritans were advocating for reformation of doctrines and church structures. They intended… View Article

Anne Hutchinson: A Pioneer Of Feminism And Religious Freedom

I walked into the schoolroom, and I could see my children sitting in rows based on their grade. I had been asked by the teacher, Miss Ashbury, to come and talk about the remarkable journey that led me to the Narragansett, an Indian territory in the liberating colony of Rhode Island. I sat down in… View Article

Snyder v Phelps

Everyone is entitled to practice their religion. Everyone has the right to voice their opinion. The bill of rights states that this right could never be taken away, but does it make it right for a person to use this right to attack a person? On March 3rd, 2006 a Marine, Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder,… View Article

The Apostle Paul

This report paper will be on the life of Paul. We will look at many various different facts about this influential man of God. We all know the apostle Paul was used of God in a miraculous way, but this paper will take a behind the scenes look at some areas. I also endeavor to… View Article

Freewill and Predestination

For years Christians have argued about what role God has in humans attaining salvation. The most popular belief in American culture is the concept of free will. Free will is the belief that coming to Christ and being saved is a freewill choice of the person. Most churches believe this concept to be true at… View Article

Father John World Youth Day Speech

The Holy Father John Paul II starts off his speech by analogizing the young people of the world. It is the celebration of the 20th world youth day. The theme of the next world youth day is “we have come to worship him. ” it is a theme that allows young people from all over… View Article

Sociological Definition of Religion Concerning Aborigines

In my opinion, I find the sociological definition of religion to be my favorite and most helpful. Clifford Geertz explains his definition very clearly, saying that religion is a system of symbols which acts to establish powerful, persuasive and long-lasting moods and motivations in men by formulating conceptions of a general order of existence and… View Article

Biggest Impact on Todays Society: Religion

Religion has played a role in peoples life’s ever since ancient times. Whether it be God, Allah, Zeus etc. Even those who do not believe or practice a certain are affected by it in one way or another. Among all religions I believe that the creation of Christianity has had the largest impact on modern… View Article

Contemporary Religious Issues in Christianity

Over time in various religions, there has been conflict. If not within one particular religion then there would be conflicting with each other. Christianity is a religion that most certainly has this issue. With many struggles in religion that people are face with today that would assists in the division of our human population, some… View Article

Religion Is Seen as Not Promoting Social Change for Marx and Durkheim.

Religion is a powerful role in influencing a society and the lives of it’s members. The sociological traditions of Marx and Durkheim view religion totally differently, yet they both agree that religion is a very important aspect of a society. Durkheim and Marx each had their own definitions of religion. However, we will learn that… View Article

Religion as a Synonym of Ignorance

Is the church as solid and strong as it seems? In “The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”, Garcia Marquez uses magical realism to challenge religious beliefs; hence, proving religion is not what is seems. To begin with, when the old man with enormous wings lands in Elisenda and Pelayo’s courtyard and after concluding that… View Article

A Comparison between the Hindu Gods of Good and Evil

In Hinduism, the primary goal of an individual is to achieve the so-called Nirvana or “becoming one with God. ” Nirvana connotes the transcendence of the human spirit to the Oneness of the Divine Spirit (Hemenway, 2003). Hence, many Hindus practice a variety of evolved rituals and esoteric practices to enable their spirit to adapt… View Article

Examine Freud’s View of Religious Belief.

Sigmund Freud was born in 1856; he lived most of his life in Vienna. His family were Jewish so was brought in a religious faith. Freud fled the Nazi’s in London then died the following year on the 23rd of September 1939. He was an atheist. He saw himself as “The Godless Jew”. He rejected… View Article

Integrity: Core Issues in Ethics and Person

Integrity is not just one of the seven army values a soldier should live by, it is the basis and foundation of trust, responsibility, respect, and honesty. If a soldier or anyone for that matter does not have integrity they will not be able to succeed in their profession, relationships, and in life. The more… View Article

Tolerance Is the Strength of Society

Tolerance is a sense of willingness to accept behavior and beliefs which are contrary to one’s own. While the disagreement to one’s thoughts, beliefs and ideology is considered as intolerance and it leads to confrontations and rivalry. Intolerance is on the increase in the world today, causing death, genocide, violence, religious persecution as well as… View Article

Sociology Secular Society

Religion in contemporary society has been, and still is, undergoing rapid change. It is predicted that further secularisation and diversity from religious beliefs and practices will undoubtedly continue to occur. Throughout the world there is no one agreed definition of what religion is comprised of. Our world has, and always will be, guided to a… View Article