8 Aspects of Religion
A symbol is an image that represents an idea or belief.
Beliefs are firmly held convictions about something that may or may not exist.
Rituals are repetitive actions that have meaning.
Sacred texts are important. They help us to learn about our religion.
Social structure is the order of hierarchy within a religion.
Christianity has a social structure comprised of the Pope, Bishops, Priests and many others.
Unlike Christianity Judaism has no defined structure.
Myths and Other Stories
Myths and stories are ways of teaching us in a way that we understand.
Religious Experience and Spirituality
Religious experiences are miracles that people experience that brings them closer to god.
Ethics is just the difference between right and wrong. Ethics are like your rules or boundaries.