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Contact with other modules:

  • Religion and Art
    Created to celebrate religious ideas (Ceremonies, Architecture, Values, Timeframe)
  • Religion and Literature
    What are universal experiences? Are they connected through religion? How does literature help us build understanding and empathy of religions? Creation myths.
  • Religion and Immigration
    What are religious reasons for immigration and migration? What are the implications of new religious practices in new communities? How are religious practices affected by assimilation?
  • Religion and the Global Environment
    The destruction of spiritual elements in a culture. Animistic religions and respect for the environment. How does religious practice affect the use of or respect for the environment? What do different religions believe about population growth and population control? How are the two topics connected?
  • Religion and Global Languages
    How do languages reflect religious practice? How do religious practice reflect the use of language? Is language a vehicle to spread beliefs? How does religion spread language - connect peoples with a cultural common denominator? Languages and translation: does translation change the meaning? How does language provide perspecive?
  • Religion and Children's Rights
    How does religion define the role and rights of children? What is the role of religion in persecution of children (i.e. condoning or forbidding infanticide)? To what degree do children around the world have freedom or religious expression? In what ways do religions protect children's rights?

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