The Influence Of Western Civilization

1673 WordsDec 4, 20157 Pages
The Influence of western Civilization Western Civilization has had a tremendous influence on many different cultures worldwide. From the Hispanic cultures in South and Central America, to the Caribbean islands, and also to the various exotic African countries, and even to the distinguished cultures that reside in the continent of Asia. In many ways than one, these cultures have been molded to be as westernized as they could possibly be without losing their traditional customs indefinitely. They’re religion, fashion sense, and family structures have all been altered in some form so that it could resemble the western nation’s patriarch. Countries in North America and Europe have for centuries traveled to different continents in the world and colonized many nations, as a result of that, many of the customs and traditions of those people have been shaped to be a bit more westernized. One prime element in different cultures that was influenced by Western countries is religion. Religion is defined as the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power that could be one’s own personal God, Gods, or even Goddesses. The most popular and followed religion in the world is Christianity. Christianity is also widely known and accepted as a European/ Westernized religion though the origin of Christianity began in what is today the Middle East, and Asia. In fact, Jesus of Nazareth was a Jew; that is, He belonged to an Asian tribe closely related to the Syrians and
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