Religious Freedom And Expression Across The World

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Religion is one of the most sensitive issues and almost all people participate in some kind of religious practice. Even though every religion encourages the idea of peace, tolerance, and acceptance almost no person stays peaceful or tolerates anyone or anything when it comes to religious differences. History is full of religious wars and some of them have continued for years and were the cause of many of men, women, and children’s deaths. The issue of religious freedom and expression across the world has been apparent since the beginning of time and it seems as though these expressions have separated many groups of people throughout history. Issues of religious confliction and persecution has also been a major problem throughout the history of mankind. From Wars to genocide and slavery, religion has been on the forefront of some of mankind’s most disturbing moments and is commonly used as a justification of such acts. These events have effected not only America but every country in the world and every demographic across the globe. Throughout this paper many of these events will be discussed in an attempt to open our eyes to how much religion really does separate us as a people.
As religious freedom in America began to develop the splintering of Christianity resulted in more than 900 denominations of that faith currently existing in the United States, of which the vast majority of Americans are members. These Christian teachings though also led to one of America’s biggest
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