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Ch 7: World Religions Essay Topics

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Let us help you assign engaging, thought-provoking world religion essay topics to your students with this informative teacher resource chapter. Get essay topics on Buddhism, Christianity, Islam and more, so you can quickly and easily create engaging class assignments.

World Religions Essay Topics - Chapter Summary

Our chapter provides a wide variety of thought-provoking essay prompts on different world religion topics. You'll find essay ideas for Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and more, as well as topics associated with freedom of religion, the philosophy of religion and religious discrimination. All of our materials are accessible 24 hours a day on your mobile phone or tablet so you can plan your lessons at school, home or on the go. These materials have been compiled by our expert instructors, so you can be confident your essay assignments meet educational standards.

How It Helps

  • Encourages critical thinking: These essay prompts allow you to challenge students' critical thinking skills as they analyze topics like religious discrimination and freedom of religion.
  • Well-rounded curriculum: These lessons address the major world religions, including Chinese Buddhism, Islam, Christianity and Judaism, so you'll be able to plan a diverse curriculum.
  • Saves time: By using these essay topics to create your assignments, you'll save time that can be used for other important teaching and planning activities.

Skills Covered

At the end of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Assign essays on Hinduism, Christianity, various forms of Buddhism, Islam and Judaism
  • Prompt your students to write essay about religious discrimination, freedom of religion and the philosophy of religion
  • Encourage your students to write about religion in the book Life of Pi using essay prompts
  • Get your students to critically analyze polygamy in Islam

18 Lessons in Chapter 7: World Religions Essay Topics
Islam Essay Topics

1. Islam Essay Topics

As one of the world's major religions, Islam deserves careful study and thought. This lesson offers essay topics that will help your students think about the key tenets of Islam as well as how it has developed over time.

Buddhism Essay Topics

2. Buddhism Essay Topics

Any teacher searching for essay topics to use with students studying World History and/or a course on world religions will find this lesson beneficial. Essay topics in this lesson will cover the religion of Buddhism.

Chinese Buddhism Essay Topics

3. Chinese Buddhism Essay Topics

Here's a lesson for any teachers searching for essay topics to use with their world history students. These essay topics cover the cultural, historical, and religious aspects of Chinese Buddhism.

Zen Buddhism Essay Topics

4. Zen Buddhism Essay Topics

Any teacher searching for essay topics to use with their World History students- here's a lesson for you! These essay topics will all cover aspects of Zen Buddhism.

Philosophy of Religion Essay Topics

5. Philosophy of Religion Essay Topics

Teachers in search of essay topics for secondary and post-secondary students in World History and/or Philosophy would find this lesson beneficial. Essay topics in this lesson will cover philosophy of religion.

Religion in Life of Pi Essay Topics

6. Religion in Life of Pi Essay Topics

This lesson plan will benefit teachers seeking essay topics to assign students after watching the movie or reading the novel Life of Pi. These essay topics will cover this work's use of religion as a theme and can be used with secondary students.

Christianity Essay Topics

7. Christianity Essay Topics

Christianity is a complex belief system with a long and complicated history. This lesson provides essay topics focused on helping students connect with and understand Christianity and its historical significance.

Religious Discrimination Essay Topics

8. Religious Discrimination Essay Topics

Religious discrimination has played a significant role in the course of global history. This lesson offers essay topics that will help your students think about different examples of, reasons for, and responses to religious discrimination.

Polygamy in Islam Essay Topics

9. Polygamy in Islam Essay Topics

If your students are getting ready to learn about the history of world religions, they may have questions about the practice of polygamy in Islam. This lesson provides topics that will help your students understand this topic academically.

Comparative Religion Essay Questions

10. Comparative Religion Essay Questions

Teachers seeking essay topics to use with their secondary and post-secondary students will find this lesson helpful. Essay topics in this lesson will all cover different religions and their comparisons.

Freedom of Religion Essay Topics

11. Freedom of Religion Essay Topics

Freedom of religion is a value that many of your students probably hold dear, but they may not have thought too much about it. This lesson offers essay topics that will help them think about what religious freedom is and why it might matter.

Hinduism Essay Prompts

12. Hinduism Essay Prompts

Hinduism is one of the world's major religions, but few students have the opportunity to learn about it in depth. This lesson offers essay prompts that will help your students understand what Hinduism is and why it is important.

Judaism Essay Prompts

13. Judaism Essay Prompts

As one of the world's major religions, Judaism merits careful study and thought. This lesson offers essays prompts that approach Judaism from an academic point of view and encourage critical thinking among your students.

The Story by Max Lucado Discussion Questions

14. The Story by Max Lucado Discussion Questions

''The Story'', edited by Max Lucado and Randy Frazee, is an abridged version of the Christian Bible that presents biblical events as a single narrative. These questions can help your students discuss their thoughts about this book.

Song of Solomon Discussion Questions

15. Song of Solomon Discussion Questions

'Song of Solomon' is a novel by Toni Morrison about an African American boy who learns about himself by learning about his family. This asset contains classroom discussion questions about this novel.

I Am Forbidden Discussion Questions

16. I Am Forbidden Discussion Questions

High school students will discuss strong themes and important historical and cultural events related to the novel 'I Am Forbidden'. Discussion questions focused on character analysis and general reflection are included.

Hinduism Activities for High School

17. Hinduism Activities for High School

At first glance, the complexities of the Hindu religion may throw high school students for a loop. Use these activities to help your students learn more about the basic tenets, festivals, and deities of Hinduism and create products based on each.

Buddhism Activities

18. Buddhism Activities

The following activities are designed to help your students learn more about the world religion of Buddhism and to practice some of its core beliefs and tenets.

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