Influence Of Religion On Boy Scouts

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Secondly, some of the time I spent in Boy Scouts, while working to earn my Eagle Scout rank, served to simultaneously strengthen both my faith and my sense of morality. Although, Boy Scouts is mindful not to advance any religious beliefs onto anyone, the organization does provide, for those who wish to practice their faith, opportunities to do so within scouting. For example, Boy Scouts offers a Duty to God program where upon completion I earned a patch recognizing that I had worked to further strengthen my faith. In addition, while quite a bit of influence from Christianity can be observed in some elements of Boy Scouts, such as in the Scout Oath with doing one’s duty to God and the Scout Law with a scout always being reverent, Boy Scouts

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