Religion

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Religion

  1. 1. Religion By: Noah LeFevre and Cameron Vega
  2. 2. Religion plays a major role in culture as it can influence many aspects of a culture. Introduction
  3. 3. Religion is a set of beliefs that involves the nature, cause, and purpose of the universe. Monotheism is the belief in a single god or deity. Polytheism is the belief in multiple gods or deities. What is Religion?
  4. 4. Circa 223,000-100,000 BCE Early hominids across Eurasia were believed to have preformed ceremonial rites after a death. Bodies were also deliberated disposed in funerary caches. Circa 40,000 BCE The first biologically modern human was cremated in and buried near Lake Mungo. Ancient History of Religion
  5. 5. Circa 10,000 BCE The Neolithic Revolution(Agricultural Revolution) begins and early theocracies begin to emerge. Circa 8,000 BCE Stonehenge is constructed for seasonal and religious purposes. Circa 3,750 BCE The migration of the Proto-Semitic people to the near east helps to spark the Abrahamic religions. Ancient History of Religion Cont.
  6. 6. Some modern religions include Christianity, Roman Catholic, Judaism, Islam, Mormonism, Paganism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, etc. These religions are a major influence on the cultures of the nations that follow them, and the surrounding nations. Modern Religions
  7. 7. Religion can be a major factor in how cultures are formed. Some examples of what religions can influence are a culture’s food, people, clothing, traditions, customs, and government. There have been many wars started over religion with the most major one being the Crusades. How Religion Affects Culture?
  8. 8. Religion has influenced many cultures over the years and will continue to influence culture as long as there is continued belief religion. Conclusion

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