Religion and community cohesion

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  • Religion and community cohesion
    • Roles of men and women
      • How attitudes have changed
        • Women can vote
        • Women can do any job they want
        • Men do women classed jobs
      • Why attitudes have changed
        • Women are better educated
        • Equal rights legislation
        • Changes in the law
        • Attitudes have changed
    • Equal rights in religion
      • Christians
        • For
          • God created everyone equal
          • Jesus did not discriminate
          • Golden rule
        • Against
          • The Bible says women should be silent in Church
          • The Bible says women should obey thier husbands
          • All of Jesus' disciples were men
      • Muslim
        • Muslims believe men and women are equal but have different roles
        • Men
          • Should protect women
          • Provide for the family
          • Dress modistly
        • Women
          • Have children
          • look after the home
          • Dress in loose clothing
    • Multi ethnic society
      • Problems
        • May be racism
        • Discrimination
        • Ignorance
      • Benefits
        • Encourages racial harmony
        • Gives a wider variety of food, music etc
        • Brings new people with new ideas
    • Multi faith society
      • Problems
        • Some groups may be ignored
        • Religious tension
        • Not always easy to agree with other views
      • Benefits
        • Better understanding of other views
        • New ways of living
        • Experience new traditions
    • Community cohesion
      • Why it is important
        • Encourages equal opportunities
        • People form strong relationships
        • It means people have a common vision
      • Government action
        • Immigrants must pass the 'Britishness' test
        • It is illegal to use abusive language in public
        • Commission for racial harmony
      • How religions promote it
        • By sharing teh fact God created everyone equal
        • Celebrating other faith's festivals
        • Work together to heal divisions
    • Racial harmony
      • Why Christians promote
        • Golden rule
        • Putting teachings into practice
        • Good samaritan
      • Why Muslims promote
        • The Qur'an says no race is better than another
        • Allah created all humans equal
        • Muhammad declared 'there is no difference between Arabs and non Arabs'

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