Write a 750-1050 word paper that addresses the following topics:
- What is essential in the practices and beliefs for a tradition to be called a religion.
- Illustrate your points by referring to the commonalities of the three western religions including a common western
- religious ethos.
- How do different fields of study approach religion?
- What are some critical issues in the academic study of religion?
Include specific examples from the various religious traditions, such as a belief in one god or many gods and goddesses, church on sunday, holy mountains, or the quakers calling each others friends. You may also include examples from your own religious tradition (Christianity) or another religious tradition with which your familiar.
Format your assignment consistent with required APA guidelines.