In this lesson, students explore various traditional children's and adolescent faith-based rites of passage. They examine modern coming of age ceremonies - ones that are more secular in nature - and create a rite of passage that best reflects their personal life journeys.
Many of the most prominent figures of the civil rights movement drew their motivation to fight for freedom and equality from their religious faith.
Is the environment a religious issue? Across many religious faiths, nature's beauty and value are embraced.
What are the visions typically associated with marriage? Happy couples composed of a man and a woman -- well, at least, from a traditional perspective.
The rift between the Sunnis and Shiites is over 1,300 years old. Despite the factions' shared beliefs, their differences are great enough to sustain an ongoing sectarian schism.
In a world torn by religious violence, and in America, where there is terrific religious diversity, is it possible for varied faith communities to come together to discuss commonalties and differences?
Many factors motivate people to "do good" for others or to rally behind a cause. Service, such as volunteering, is common and considered valuable to all involved.
Medical decision making is complex, wrought with personal, professional, societal, institutional, and, most of all, ethical implications.
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