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Influence of Learning About World Religions

In what ways has learning about world religions influenced the way you think about religion?
Why is it important to learn about other peoples' beliefs and attitudes?
How will you utilize this information in the future?

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Interesting personal and reflective type questions!

1. In what ways has learning about world religions influenced the way you think about religion?

This question is straightforward. it is asking you to reflect on your learning experiences in your world religion class and evaluate how it has impacted your thinking in terms of what you think about religion. It is helpful to stop and think about how you were thinking before your course and write it down. Perhaps you thought other religions were wrong or perhaps you did not think about them at all. Then consider what you think now. How has it changed?

Some people learn to have more tolerance towards other religions, after they have learned more about the history, beliefs and practices of each religion. Did this happen to you? Other people identify the similarities across religions e.g., creation s stories, life experiences and afterlife, and realize that all humanity have an existential need to answer some fundamental questions about life and human existence. ...

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This solution explains how learning about world religions could influence the way a person thinks about religion and why it is important to learn about other peoples' beliefs and attitudes. It also explains how a person would utilize this information in the future.

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