AQA GCSE RE Religion, Human rights and Social Justice 3: Wealth and poverty 1

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  • Religion, Human Rights and Social Justice (3)- Wealth and Poverty
    • Causes of poverty
      • Lack of education
      • War and Conflict
      • Wage exploitation
      • Location
      • Corruption
      • Addiction
      • Natural distasters
    • Relevant Christian parables
      • Parable of the sheep and the goats
        • "whatever you did for the least of my brothers, you did for me"
      • Parable of the rich man and Lazarus
        • "You cannot love God and money"
    • Religious Views on Wealth
      • Christianity
        • "It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God"
        • "For the love of money is the root of all evil"
        • "Whatever you did for the least of my brothers, you did for me"
      • Islam
        • Zakat: giving 2.5% of wealth to charity
        • "Whoever eats and drinks whilst his brother goes hungry is not one of us"
        • "Beware of greed for it is ready poverty"
    • Muslims are obliged help the poor by...
      • Zakat: giving 2.5% of wealth to charity
      • Sadaqah: voluntary giving of money and time to charity
      • Khums (Shi'a): giving a fifth of wealth away after paying bills and taxes
    • Exploitation
      • Unfair pay
        • Not paying the minimum deserved wage or not trading fairly
        • Christian views: "For the love of money is the root of all evil"
        • Muslim views: "Beware of greed for it is ready poverty"
      • Excessive loan interest
        • Having to pay back much more than what was borrowed
        • Christian views: "love thy neighbour"-it is not loving
        • Muslim views: Islam does not allow loan interest for fellow Muslims
      • People trafficking
        • Forced labour
        • Sexual exploitation
        • Form of modern slavery
        • Christian views: "treat others how you wish to be treated"
        • Muslim views: goes against Zakat, not correct use of money

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