Theme D:Religion, peace and conflict(part1)

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  • Created on: 10-05-18 22:23
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  • Religion, Violence, Terrorism and War
    • Keywords
      • peace=a state or period in which there is no war or a war has ended
        • "thoes who live by the sword die by the sword"
      • justice= just behaviour or treatment
        • "and eye for an eye a tooth for a tooth"
        • "justice flows like a river"
      • reconciliation= the restoration of friendly relations
        • "forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us"
      • forgiveness= the act of forgiving someone
        • "But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also."
    • Violence
      • violent protest
      • pacifism
        • Quakers  are totally opposed to fighting and during warfare they are conscientious objectors (taking a public stance against conflict). They are prepared to go into battle driving ambulances or doing other duties but they will not fight.
        • "Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
        • "Do not murder"
    • Terrorism
      • views
        • And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all [these things] must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
      • examples
        • 9/11
        • KKK
        • Manchester bombings
    • War
      • reasons for war
        • greed
        • self defence
        • retaliation
      • just war theory
        • A Just War is one which has to be fought but is conducted according to certain conditions
        • condtions
          • fought by an authority figure
          • cause must be just
          • intention of peace
          • chance of success
          • last resort
          • proportional weaponary
        • an example is WW2
      • holy war
        • a war declared or waged in support of a religious cause
        • "Fight in the way of Allah against those who fight against you, but begin not hostilities. Lo! Allah loveth not aggressors.’
        • conditions
          • last resort
          • not harm women, children, the elderly or the sick
          • started by religious leader
          • property must not be damaged

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