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VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE

Reflective Essay
ERH 211X Comparative Religions
Andrew Gazzillo

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Reflecting upon my Comparative Religions class I realized I took hold of much more
than simply syllabi related materials. The class introduced Islam, Christianity, Buddhism,
Hinduism, and Judaism and directly compared the differences of each faith when contrasted to
one another. However, simply understanding the facts of a particular religion does not lead to a
full appreciation of the culture. Mr. Bailey challenged me to become not just a student of culture
but an anthropologist, analyzing the impact of culture and ask the “why?” question to the
function of religion beyond its foundations within the culture of civilizations.
Anthropology is defined as the stud