Week 5 Assignment Contemporary Issues in Western Religions Paper

Learning Team Assignment: Contemporary Issues in Western Religions Paper and Presentation

Resources: Understanding Religious Beliefs and Traditions II simulation

Choose one of the Western religious traditions discussed in the course.

Write a 2,100- to 2,450-word paper about the contemporary issues facing the Western religious traditions studied in this course. The paper should discuss the following:

o Historical connections and theological similarities with the other two religions—this section is limited to 350 to 700 words

o Contemporary struggles within the religion and with the other two religions

Cite at least five references in addition to the textbook.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Prepare a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation on contemporary struggles within the chosen religion and with the other two religions. Do not include the historical connections and theological similarities.

Format citations and references consistent with APA guidelines.

Present the Contemporary Issues in Western Religions Presentation.

o For Local Campus students, these are 30-minute oral presentations accompanied by Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentations.