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  • Religious Education
    • Religion and Prejudice
      • Causes of prejudice are Upbringing, bad experience, media, ignorance and scapegoating
      • Bible quotes
        • There is neither Jew nor Gentile, slave or free man, we are all one in Christ (New Testament)
        • All living things have a soul (atman) so all are equal - Hinduism
        • Treat others how you would like to be treated (The golden rule of Christianity)
      • Types of prejudice and discrimination are racism, sexism, ageism, homophobia and religious prejudice
      • Religious believers should follow these laws: 1976 Race Relations Act (illegal to discriminate due to race), 1975 Equal Pay Act (men and women to be paid the same for the same job), 2005 Disability Act (illegal to discriminate against those with a disability)
      • Harmony is to live peacefully with understanding and respect
      • Positive discrimination are benefits given to those who usually face negative discrimination
      • Tolerance is to accept people's differences
    • Religion and early life
      • Bible quotes
        • Don't you know that your body is a temple? God's spirit lives inside you - Saint Paul
        • I saw you before you were born. I knit you together in your mother's womb (psalm)
        • God has a plan for every human life, abortion destroys God's work (Christianity)
        • You shall not kill your children for fear of want. we will provide fro them and for you. To kill them is a sin (Islam)
      • Alternatives to abortion are adoption, fostering and keeping the baby but getting support
      • The 1976 Abortion Act - UK Law stating abortion must be before 28 weeks of pregnancy with conditions
      • Sanctity of life means life is special and sacred
      • Quality of life is what a person's life should be like for it to be worth living
      • Miracle of life is the idea that becoming a parent is so special that it is a miracle
      • The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act 1990 reduced aborion limit to 24 weeks
      • Pro choice groups are in favour of the woman's rights to choose what happens to her body. Pro life groups are against abortion in any situation
      • The law says abortion is allowed as long as the condtions are met. They are that pregnancy would be a risk to the woman's physical or mental health, the baby may be born with disabled or if there is a high risk to the health of the existing children


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