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Family and the Elderly

1. A Christian family should be based on agape and philos ­ unconditional love of family: "Anyone who is angry with
his brother will be subject to judgment"

2. The Bible teaches that the family is the best place to have and bring up children: "Be…

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Sanctity of life

1. Christians believe that life is sacred as God created humans in His images: "So God created man in His image; male
and female He created them"

2. Christians believe that everyone has a part of God in them "Your body is a temple of the Holy…

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Fertility Treatments

1. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act of 1990 oversees all of these procedures

2. Artificial insemination is sperm medically inserted into the vagina to assist pregnancy

3. Artificial insemination by the husband (AIH) is when a woman is made pregnant by her husband by inseminating
herself with…

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1. Abortion is the deliberate killing of the embryo in the womb and its expulsion

2. The Human fertilisation and embryology act of 1990 state that a baby can be aborted up to the age of viability,
(24 weeks) if:
a) two doctors agree;
b) the age of viability…

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1. Euthanasia literally means good or gentle death and it is where someone assists a terminally ill person to die.

2. Voluntary Euthanasia is where a person who is terminally ill asks someone to help them to die e.g. Diane Pretty

3. Involuntary euthanasia is when a person's wishes…

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Genetic Engineering

1. Genetic engineering is the term given to processes which involve manipulation of genes, such as cloning; gene
therapy and designer babies/saviour siblings

2. The Human fertilisation and embryology act of 1990 allows embryos to be experimented on until 14 days old

3. A hybrid embryo is a…

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1. Justice means to bring about what is right and fair, according to the law, or making up a wrong that has been

2. Less economically developed country (LEDC) means a developing nation or what used to be termed "third

3. Charity means 1) voluntarily giving help…

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1. Stewardship is the belief that believers have a duty to look after the environment on behalf of God

2. Natural resources are part of the environment that are often abused by humans e.g. water, minerals

3. Natural habitats are places where species of plant or animal live in…

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How Christians can put their faith in action


Charity ­ give to charities

Awareness ­ make other people aware

Mental health ­ help with counselling and listening to the person

Pray ­ individually or in church

Agape ­ show unconditional love and acceptance to all people

Internet ­ use…

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Needy ­ visit the sick and those in need


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