Religion and Human Experience

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  • Religion and Human Experience
    • War
      • C: FOR- The bible teaches that we should fight against weak and fight against evil. Old Testament show God commanding people to go to war.
      • C:AGAINST- "For all who draw the sword will die by the sword." - Jesus
      • JUST WAR= 1)Declared by Authority 2)Good reason 3)Intention must be good 4)Last resort 5)Must do more good 6)Must be a possible win 7)Fair war
      • I: Greater Jihad is the personal stuggle against tempation (acting against Allah)
        • I: Lesser Jihad is military war which should only be the aim of restoring peace and freedom.
    • Pacifism
      • The belief of abolishing war and violence.
        • QUAKERS
      • C: Martin L King
        • C: The command-ment "Do not kill" allows them to believe in this. All created in God's image. Bible praises peace-makers.
        • H: Ghandi
      • Interfaith Dialogue = Society that have a mix of religions.
        • I: Neve Shalom is an area of Israel where Jewish and Arab families live together in harmony.
          • C: Corrymeela is in Northern Ireland, a place where Protestants and Catholics can come together in harmony.
    • Human Rights
      • The United Nations created in 1945 stated the HRs.
      • c: Liberation Theology began in the 1960s by the Catholic church stating that "Christians have a duty to fight against poverty, oppression and injustice.
    • Piligramge
      • C:  Pilgrimages may be done to strengthen faith as it is a personal choice. It could be done to get closer to God or cure. MIRACLE AT LOURDES.
      • A religious journey made to please God.
      • I: Mecca the place where Muslims circle the Kaaba. This is a duty for all Muslims, unless it is impossible then I will forgive.
    • Religious Buildings
      • C: CHURCH
        • Pews
        • Aisle
        • Crucifix
        • Altar
      • I: MOSQUE
        • Wudu area
        • Minaret
        • Calligraphy
        • Minbar
    • Abortion
      • Ending of a pregnancy before a baby is born.
      • LAW: If there risks of physical or mental health of woman or existing children. if the child would be seriously disabled. It is legal to abort up to 24 weeks but most clinics will only go up to 18-20 weeks.
      • CoE: It is allowed if rape, it will save the mother's life or the child will be disabled.
      • I: 120 days the soul is formed, it will protect the mother, mass-rape.
      • Catholic: Life is formed when sperm meets egg, every sperm is sacred, only allowed if it will save the mother's life. DOCTRINE OF DOUBLE EFFECT.
      • IVF=In Vitro Fertilisation
      • Surrogacy
      • AiD=Artifical insemination by Donor
        • AiH=Artifical insemination by Husband
    • Euthanasia
      • Assisted suicide, to legally help someone die.
        • Illegal in the UK as doctors take an oath to save patients lives not kill them.
      • Sanctity of Life
        • C: God is involved in each human's life, life s sacred and a gift from God, only God should take life away and Jesus taught that all life should be valued.
        • I: Every soul has been created by Allah, Allah has a plan for each life and no one has the right to take their own or anyone else's life away.
    • Criminals
      • Why do we punish criminals?
        • Deterrence= stopping someone committing a crime before it happens.
        • Retribution= justified revenge.
        • Protection
        • Reformation= so they change their behaviour.
        • Reparation= pay back the victim and society.
        • Vindication= to show people that authority are in charge.
      • Capital Punishment
        • I: Acceptable IF murder, terrorism or adultery.
        • C: "Eye for an eye"
        • C: "Thou shall not kill." - Ten command-ments.
          • C: "Eye for an eye"

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