"" is a simple word that divides humanity in several groups. It is the
claim of many influential Christian and Jewish theologians that the only genuine
basis for morality is in (Nielsen 13). The morals and beliefs of
children are greatly influenced by their home life. It is sad how children grow
up, not able to research into their beliefs, but conform to the beliefs that
have run in their families for generations. Not many children break away from
the traditional religion in their family because it has been practiced and
influenced for many years. If one should participate in breaking tradition, he
could be challenged by the family to show reasoning behind the change(Kaplan
258). In ...

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groups believe in one God, the same
God, growing up in the midst of the bickering of the two groups can confuse a
child and bring bitterness toward this God that Christians believe is all-loving.
School is an area where temptations are thrown in people's faces each day.
Many people are challenged each day in these situations; children may be
challenged in their home or in school because of the issue of salvation and
trying to maintain a strong-willed mind as a young Christian.

Catholic children are taught their religion in CCD classes, and the result is
the children learning to be good in order to go to heaven. Many of the the
things they are taught come from the Old Testament. The Christian Bible includes
the Old Testament unlike Judaism where their bible is the Old Testament.
Children learn Christian virtues such as faith, obedience, piety, chastity, love,
mercy, and humility(Garner 272). Catholic children are also taught that if they
do sin, than they simply can go confess ...

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