Week 10 Assignment – Western Religions

Introduction

Choose one of the following topics to focus on for the Western Religions paper. For your topic you must demonstrate knowledge of the terms and concepts of Chapter 1, include information covered in Chapters 7–13 in your text, and incorporate them into your paper.

Instructions

Pick one of the following topics and write a 2–3 page paper incorporating the key focus areas of the topic. Make sure to use categories and terms from chapter one in your paper.

Topic 1 

Compare and contrast two major Western religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam). Begin your project with a clear, focused thesis statement.  Address the origins, region, main leaders, the particular teachings or philosophies, rituals, scriptures, holy days, and impact of the religions.