Identity by Religion

786 Words Mar 26th, 2013 4 Pages
Brianna Lopez
7 March 2013
Identity by Religion Religion is a worldwide practice that has taken a huge part in all human cultures. One of the earliest recollections of religion came from the Ancient Egyptian that believed in Polytheistic Religion, which praised a variety of gods. Another religion that has been with us since the times of the bible is the Judaism belief. A variety of other religions have formed since then, but not all religions believe in a god. If there is one thing we have in common is believing and following those morals and values through faith. There are many factors that identify and shape who we become. Therefore, I believe, religion is sought to be one major factor that shapes our character throughout our whole
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When a movie was shown for a lesson, the student would always let the teacher know and she will be excused. This honesty that her parents strictly enforce is an important factor that shapes one identity. Religion encourages us to have faith in a God who will lead us to do great thing in life. Faith is a key point when relating to religion; due to the fact that it’s the only way a person can identify their belief. No field of study can prove that one religion is more correct than the other and that is why faith is one of the strongest factors that affect identity. With such diverse beliefs it is difficult not to be labeled as having no beliefs, even Atheism is a belief. With each religion there is a community of people that share the same faith and belief. In that community of people there are common morals and beliefs that they share, aside from their belief in God. Moses introduced the 10 commandments to his people and those are common morals we as people still use today and believe in, though they have been modernized. Mormons don’t believe it is right to consume alcohol and prohibits insobriety, with faith in God they believe that intoxication can never overcome them; this alone shapes a huge majority of their life. People gather in churches once a week or more to empower their faith in their beliefs. Muslims is a great example of this. At a specific time of day Muslims kneel down
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