Rights and Responsibilities

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  • Rights and Responsibilities
    • The Bible as a basis for moral decisions
      • For
        • Word of God
        • God's teachings on how Christians should behave
        • teachings of Jesus
        • Letters from Leading Disciples
      • Against
        • Bible was written by humans
        • Christians believe they need the church
        • Use their own conscience
    • The authority of the Church
      • Body of Christ
      • Guided by God
      • God speaks through the Church
      • Stops Christians from being confused on what to do
    • Role of Conscience as a guide
      • For
        • Voice of Conscience = Voice of God
        • Church condones
        • Bible needs to be interpreted
      • Against
        • Might tell them to do bad things
        • Follow Bible instead
        • Follow teachings of Church instead
    • Situation Ethics as a guide
      • For
        • Jesus did it
        • Christians should only do what will produce good results
        • Religion of love
      • Against
        • Bible instead
        • Decalogue is very important
        • Can never be sure of the consequences
    • Human Rights are important for Christians
      • For
        • Sanctity of life
        • All people are made in the image of God
        • Freedom of thought, religion, freedom and expression are essential
      • Against
        • Civil Partnerships
        • Interfaith marriages
        • Woman Bishops
    • Importance of Democratic Processes
      • Tax and VAT
      • Gives you a chance to affect laws
      • Makes a difference to the NHS and Schools
      • Your ancestors fought for rights
    • Christians on moral duties and responsibilities
      • Golden Rule
      • The Paraple of the Sheep and the Goats
      • Am I my brother's keeper?
    • The nature of Genetic Engineering
      • For
        • Prospect of cures
        • Being done in other countries
        • Doesn't involve human eggs
      • Against
        • No information about consequences
        • Damaging effects
        • No respect for human body
        • Places too much power in Scientists hands
    • Cloning and Genetic Engineering in Christianity
      • For
        • Jesus was a healer
        • Stewards of Creation
        • Embryos become humans at fourteen days old
        • Difference between creating cells and creating people
      • Against
        • It is playing God
        • God has a plan
        • Only Heaven is perfect

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