What three factors have led to the development of religious beliefs in societies
Desire to understand things that were beyond human understanding such as the sun, moon, floods and drought
Search for security in the face of uncertain to human existence e.g. death, diseases and war
Attempts by the human race to explain their existence on earth i.e. the belief in existence of a force behind creation
Desire to keep the community together
Desire for unity
Direct/ indirect divine revelation to certain individuals in the society.