Religions of the World (Final)

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In the world today there are many religions that any person can choose to worship, some of these are Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, and Islam as well as many more than one can choose to follow. Therefore, people are pushed toward certain religions. Most often people learn religion from what their parents believe in, for example the first religion I ever learned about is Baptist. Religious stories have been inspirational to many children all over the world of every religion; a good example of this is the biblical story of David versus Goliath. Most laws that I know of are close to the Ten Commandments from the Bible. Religion can play a vital role in teaching morals and ethics.
The two religions that I chose to compare are Catholicism and Judaism I chose these because they are two religions that are interesting. These religions are extremely similar but in some ways they are polar opposites. The religion I chose to do an interview with a member of is Catholicism I did my interview at “Our Lady of Fatima Church” in Alcoa, Tennessee. The church itself is very beautiful. The location of the church is ideal to people in Alcoa and Maryville Tennessee. Inside the church they have their own baptismal pool. I believe that the church is one of the most beautiful churches I have seen. The church is a very large building with a fewer smaller buildings connected by a covered walkway. I have seen colleges smaller than the church.
While inside the church I noticed that some preconceived ideas I had about the place were wrong. In most movies Catholic churches normally have an area with many candles, and in this church I did not see anything like that. Signs were posted around asking for people to keep their voices down. They also have rooms for a nursery, music class, and a few others that I did not see names for. The room I liked the most was the room I believe…...

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