This week I want us to reflect on the interaction between religion and the world today. What do you feel is the role of religion today? Is it positive or negative on the whole? Is religion free of politics either generally or specifically? What problems are inherent in dealing with religious beliefs? Remember that this forum is public, so please respect the beliefs of others. Refrain from naming specific religions or denominations and speak in generic terms.
You may choose, either instead or in addition to, to speak directly to one of the stories and the impact of the Puritan religion on the people of the 19th century or analyze the effects on the characters. For example, how wise was Rev. Hooper in his actions or Goodman Brown in his? Speaking of Goodman Brown, is his case relevant today?For more information on Interaction between Religion read this: v=xaBHP4bb-VI” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xaBHP4bb-VI