Religion: Christian Science

1395 WordsJul 9, 20186 Pages
Christian Science is an idealistic and most radical form of transcendental religiosity. The study of Christian Science teaches a feeling of understanding of God's goodness and the differences between good and evil, life and death. The purpose of this paper is to address how the study of Christian Science helps us better understand the impact of globalization in America, as well as the impact of American on globalization. This paper is important because globalization features a dominant worldview. All throughout the world people believe, study and teach different types of religious movements that impact others. People need to better understand how certain religions modify, conflict with, and impact the world. First, it will discuss…show more content…
This movement asserts humanity and the universe as one. It's spiritual rather than material in nature. Worship and devotion in daily life involves praying and studying the Christian Science Bible. Throughout the year, one hour Sunday services are held and testimonies of healing were weekly on Wednesdays. The beliefs that go along with this new revelation teaches us of the existence of an all-powerful God and the gratefulness, authority and inspiration of the Bible. Any and everything created on this world is entirely spiritual and perfect and that matter does not exist. One of the main things Christian Science teaches is that they can heal themselves spiritually through prayer and realizing illness, sin and death do not exist. Also, Christian Science adherents believe in the practice of telepathy for a form of psychic healing. Besides praying every day for welfare and health of the local communities, Christian Scientists would host public events regularly where people could learn about this new religious movement. This event helped Christian Science globalize because the world was learning about this religion through the words of its adherents. America, having a remarkable religious diversity, easily spread the thoughts and ideas of Christian Science where it quickly became a well know religious movement. When hearing about a new religion such as Adventism, New
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