Influence of Religion

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Influence of Religion on Developing Societies
Linda Randolph
HIS 103 World Civilizations 1
Instructor: Robert Solomon
October 30, 2011

Before Jesus Christ, people in early civilization have been looking for the one who is going to bring hope, peace, and someone strong and not weak. Religion has had an effect on society, it will always be important in our life because of Christianity. Christianity and Islam are the two most popular religions. They are different but the same in origin. Throughout history religion has had an effect on society.
(Religion and Public Policy 2011) The role of religion in society is “Sacramental” and “Secular” cultures. Sociologist have been interested in
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The level of differences between Muslim societies and the West, many refer to religious sources as if Christianity caused modern development and Islam all present misfortunes. Greeks and Turks were Muslim, in the first century it was Roman emperor worship and traditional Judaism that competed with early Christianity. Smyrna a city called “Izmir” has been a place of conflict.

Some of the basic structural trends to growing differentiation and specialization of religious organizations and activities as different from other arenas of social life. Religion has acquired a prominent in cases. One of the most important developments in the constitution of the political arenas and collective identities on the contempary scenes. In many societies new social sectors, new types of diasporas and minorities which crystallized in the world where religious component was of great importance. Gender issues are on the international political, social, economic and academic agenda of many countries. Many organizations are worried with closing the injustices of vast gender gap in societies. Discussions in religious studies still give explicit recognition to epistemological and disciplinary changes brought about by gender studies. Gender studies concern men and women. Gender issues relating to religion are ubiquitous. The
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