Compare And Contrast Greek Culture And American Culture

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In today's society religion plays a vital role in understanding daily culture. Religion is the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power; a personal God or gods. There are many religions of the world that have the same similarities when it comes to religion, like American society and ancient Greece. Even though the two countries are far away they share and have some of the same religions like Christian, Muslim, and Jewish. Majority of the Americans and Greeks population identify themselves as Christians. According to research 98% of the Greece are Christian Orthodox and 70.6% American society identified themselves as Christians. Both cultures believe a god is above all mortal of this earth, and that he or she listens to…show more content…
They incorporated elements of other cultures into their own. However, the new religion of Islam adopted the beliefs and practices of Christians, Jews, and Pagans. Immigrant communities from the Muslim world reside in Athens. They have added to the number of Muslims that reside in Greece. The Muslim population increased in Greece as well as in the United States. The population increased dramatically in the United States in the twentieth century. Much of the growth was driven by the birth rate and immigrant communities of mainly Arab and South Asian descent. Muslims are followers of the Islam religion. Today, Israel is sometimes called the Jewish homeland. However, being Jewish is not strictly a nationality as Jews have been dispersed throughout the world for nearly 2,000 years. Jews have been present in Greece since at least the fourth century B.C.. Greek Jews played an important role in the early development of Christianity and became a source of education. Some feel the United States is de facto home of Jews, evidenced in part by the fact that Israel is sometimes called "Little America" because of it's similarities to the United States. Jewish is relating to, associated with, or denoting Jews or

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