world of religion

in response to the following question. what is religion? you may draw on your experience in other classes or from your personal life definition we are using for this class. address the issue of religion in general, not only your own tradition. you may wish to consider some of the following in your paper.1- what is the difference between religion and politics, or other social structures? 2- is religion about practice? or about beliefs? or about knowledge? or a combination? 3- what is your experience with religion and with a particular religious tradition? 4- why do you want to study other religions? 5- what do you hope to learn?