Goal: The goal of this assignment is for the student to analyze a current affairs article about a religion and discuss its economic impact.
Throughout your studies in World Religions, you have been introduced to a variety of religious worldviews that are impacting a society and the marketplace in a variety of ways that can be both positive and negative for a community. For this Project, write a Current Affairs Worldview Essay that demonstrates the contemporary application as to how and in what way a particular religion is impacting a society’s economy and marketplace today. You will want to research articles that clearly reference specific financial data as to profits and loss that are being generated for a particular locale as the result and impact of a particular religion that we have or will study only in this class.
Your essay should include the following and must not exceed a time frame of 5 years:
- Seek out and read a Current Affairs article of interest that details a contemporary religious worldview from among those we will study in this class and the impact it is having on a particular marketplace and economy in society today.
- These types of articles can be found in a variety of resources including the Online Library, our Course Guide, journals, newspapers, magazines, documentaries, news and world financial reports, websites, and through online searches.
- Pick just one (1) article and write a 2-3 page review and analysis of just that one article. Your review should be in the form of a literary review or a movie review encouraging your audience to either read or ignore it.
- Provide all of the required bibliographical material and citations for locating the resource including title, date of publication, publisher, website, and all retrieval information.
- Summarize the main content of the article and how it is related to the course and the religious worldview that it expresses.
- Provide details as to why you selected the article and what you found of interest as to why you did nor did not like the article.
- Identify what new insights you discovered about this topic.
- What was the author seeking to accomplish through this article?
- How does this article increase your understanding of religious world views and their impact upon the marketplace in society today?
- Be sure to use good writing and mechanical techniques and include the use of MLA in-text citations and a Works Cited page.