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Major Religions throughout the World

Major Religions throughout the World

Author: Kyle Keese

After this lesson the student will be able to:

Discuss the role and function of religion in human life.

Describe theories of the origin of religion.

Describe the series of characteristics used to identify a religion.

Explain the three patterns for comparing and contrasting religions.


After reviewing this lesson, students should understand the basic concepts of the major religions throughout the world.

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