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Sects Have Formed Outside of Traditional Religions

It is common for religions to split off into different sects and different teachings. Human beliefs vary so much that it is only inevitable that different interpretations of the same thing would arise. As a result, completely different beliefs and lifestyles have come out of each religion. 

In Christianity, there are many different teachings and versions of the religion. Some types of Christianity are truer to what it originally was, and other types have strayed farther away—to various extents. Nowadays, a lot of people see these various sects of Christianity as being different versions of the same thing. There are obvious differences in the interpretations and ways of different Christian sects, though a lot of people seem to see those differences as not being as big of a deal as how people saw them be in the past. There were times in history in which people who did not have the “right” interpretation of a seemingly small detail were heavily persecuted. Even before Protestantism happened, there were disagreements about interpretations that led to suffering. As the Protestant Revolution happened, rifts formed in society as some people became Protestant while others remained Catholic. There are currently many sects of Christianity. They include Elevate Life Church Frisco. There are Catholics, Greek Orthodox people, LDS, Presbyterians, Lutherans, Evangelicals and Baptists. 

In Judaism, there are many different sects with different teachings. Conservative, Reform and Reconstructionist are generally the sects that are filled with more liberal, secular types of people. There are the types of Orthodox synagogues where the people think about Judaism all of the time, send their kids to Jewish private schools and celebrate holidays that might otherwise seem really obscure and out of the blue to someone who has not been raised with them. In these types of orthodox synagogues, some people may actually live more piously on their own time, while others appear to be more like “weekend warriors”—putting on skirts and outfits on the Sabbath but dressing secular and still living relatively secular lives for the rest of the week. In this particular sect, you have men who are cleanly shaven and are frequently involved in secular careers such as law, finance and healthcare. Then, there are the ultra-orthodox types of Jews who are dressed up all of the time with the beards, long black coats, black hats, long dresses, wigs and long sleeves. These people tend to live more traditional lifestyles, having a lot of kids and putting a lot of emphasis on religion. There are different types of orthodox Jews, and some are more insular and pious than others. In Israel, the Haredi, an ultra-orthodox group, is seen as a problem because they receive services from the government, but they are not exactly living up to 21st century standards when it comes to educational levels. An Israel full of Haredi may lag behind and turn into more of a third world country. This is because they lack 21st century values to a major extent, and they do not educate properly.