Select one alternative religion (e.g., Church of Scientology, Transcendental Meditation, Wicca, Druidry) and one traditional Western religion (e.g., Judaism, Christianity, Islam) to research and compare in this assignment.
Enter text. Part 1: Similarities and Differences
In the table below, list at least two similarities and two differences between the religions you selected. Some categories to consider include holy days, symbols, rituals, core beliefs, ethics, and the role of women.
Enter text. Part 2: Analysis
Write a 350- to 525-word analysis of the similarities and differences between the two religions you selected. Discuss how the faiths are practiced and how they are perceived by those outside of the faiths in terms of the similarities and differences you noted.
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