ATLEAST 1700 WORDS
APROX 5 TYPES PAGES, DOUBLE SPACED, 1 INCH MARGINS, SIZE 12 FONT TIMES ROMAN.
MUST UTLIZE BOTH REQUIRED CLASS TEXT BOOKS ( SHOULD BE QUOTED ATLEAST 2 TIMES WITHIN THE PAPER)
Persuasive Writing Paper (30 points): Write a persuasive paper on one of the seven major world religions. This paper should be at least 1,700 words (MLA format). Approximately 5 typed pages double spaced; 1 inch margins; size 12 font Times Roman. This paper must utilize both required class text books, as each text book should be quoted at least 2 times within the paper.
8 pts- Introduction: Identify the founder of the religion, the origin of the worldview, and the beliefs and practices
3 pts- “How did I get here?” (Origin of humanity/man- Is there a Creator/Designer?)
3 pts- “Why am I here?” (Purpose for humanity- What is the reason/meaning for my existence?)
3 pts- “What happens when I die?” (Eternity- Is there an afterlife?)
3 pts- “Why is there evil in this world?” (Pain and Suffering- Where does evil come from and how does one distinguish between good and evil?)
5 pts- Conclusion: Provide and brief synopsis of the pros (strengths) and cons (weaknesses) of the religion.
5 pts- Grammar and Format: Grammatical execution and formatting according with MLA standards