Literature, Philosophy, Religion, Music, And Literature Habits

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Many things contribute to the functions of humanity. Literature, philosophy, religion, music, and art offer many ideas and theories that shape our existence. The following essay will be discussing topics of personal religious practices, personal art and literature preferences, and benefits that can be gained through humanities courses.
To begin, there is a wide amount of religions being practiced today. People come to practice religion or philosophies in different ways. Raised in a Christian home, traditionally the Bible was used as a guide on how one shall live their life to serve the one and only God. Becoming a Christian was influenced by family’s beliefs, however as an adult the decision to become a Christian, apart from relational influences, was easy. The Bible states 10 commandments to abide by which has guided my life on a daily basis. Some commandments largely recognized are “thou shalt not kill”, “thou shalt not commit adultery”, and “though shalt not steal” (Exodus 20:13-15). My morals and self-regulating rules are derived from the Bible. Christianity has influenced decision making personally by giving a greater reason to do good and serve the Lord Jesus Christ. Proverbs 21:21 states “whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.” This Bible verse provides comfort and reason to be a good person. As a Christian, recognizing that not everyone shares the same belief is vital, yet it is preferred to have friends and family who share the same

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