REL134 Week 1 Discussion – Ethics and Challenges
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
This week we will start by exploring what religion is, how it relates to ethics, and which contemporary challenges relate to religion. Considering these topics will be important in the coming weeks as we delve into the specifics of various religions traditions.
As you reflect on the Learning Activities from this week, respond to the following questions:
• How do you define the word religion?
• How does this definition of religion relate to your understanding of ethics?
• What are some examples of contemporary challenges and issues related to religion?
• What are some ways in which people from different religions can learn to be more accepting of one another’s beliefs and learn to peacefully coexist?