The Characteristics Of Social Conflict In Modern America

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How many of us in society can say No, understand the true meaning of religion the basic principles? What is it about the social conflicts in America? How much do we know about the Christian values and the progressive ideology impact it has on modern America? Religion can be define as beliefs in symbols or objects. According to Rosman and Rubel (2001) “Religion is defined as the culture means by which human deal with the supernatural” to which there is a flip side” that the supernatural deals with human.” (p. 209). This paper will discuss the characteristics of social conflict in modern America resulting from traditional Christian values and social liberalism. After addressing the issues, I will incorporate the perspectives of Reisman Merton…show more content…
Regular traditional Christian religious values were all about following God will and living by his word. Traditional Christian values are opposite of what we see in today society. According to Seliminian (2010), “A duty is laid upon the church by the lord to speak and act for justice, for economic conditions that make disrupted family life possible, for better housing, better educational opportunities, better health services including access to and information about family planning and above all, for peace” (p. 84). The church was all about social liberalism and everyone treated equal and given the same opportunities. The tradition Christian values are about kindness, love for one another, honestly giving unto others, to forgiving, not judge people and most importantly worship only God. (Bible Mark-12: 28-30). Looking at the values of the traditional…show more content…
Bonhoeffer comes from the traditional Christian values and would agree with the assessment by starting that our world has lost its faith in God, that we need to bring back those beliefs, which is according to Kappelman (1999), “God, argued Bonhoeffer, must be knowing in the world as he operates and interacts with man in daily life” (p. 1). The world around us has removed all religions values and principles, which has created in his opinion social conflict. That society is only about
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