GCSE AQA Religious Studies B 'Unit 3' Revision Guide 'Religion and Morality'

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GCSE Religious Studies
`Unit 3 ' written by Applequestria
Table of Contents
Table of Contents..................................................................................................................................... 1
Key Christian and Buddhist Teachings ...................................................................................................... 3
Christian teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 3
Buddhist teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 3
Religious Attitudes to Matters of Life ....................................................................................................... 4
Christian teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 4
Buddhist teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 4
Key terms: ........................................................................................................................................... 4
Medical techniques: ............................................................................................................................ 4
Fertility techniques:............................................................................................................................. 4
Advanced techniques: ......................................................................................................................... 4
Religious Attitudes to the Elderly and Death ............................................................................................ 5
Christian teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 5
Buddhist teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 5
Key terms: ........................................................................................................................................... 5
Elderly issues: ...................................................................................................................................... 5
Elderly solutions: ................................................................................................................................. 5
Religious Attitudes to the Drugs and Alcohol ........................................................................................... 6
Christian teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 6
Buddhist teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 6
Key terms: ........................................................................................................................................... 6
Religious Attitudes to Crime and Punishment .......................................................................................... 7
Christian teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 7
Buddhist teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 7
Key terms: ........................................................................................................................................... 7
Crime types: ........................................................................................................................................ 7
Punishment aims: ................................................................................................................................ 7
Punishment types: ............................................................................................................................... 7
Religious Attitudes to World Poverty ....................................................................................................... 8
Christian teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 8
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Buddhist teachings: ............................................................................................................................. 8
Key terms: ........................................................................................................................................... 8
Poverty issues: ..................................................................................................................................... 8
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Key Christian and Buddhist Teachings
Christian teachings:
`Creation' ­ God created the earth in seven days
`Imago Dei' ­ God created all humans in his image
`Free Will' ­ God gave humans the ability to make their own choices
`Parable of the Good Samaritan' ­ all humans should be treated with care and respect
`Parable of the Unforgiving Servant' ­ all humans should forgive each other
`Playing God' ­ all humans should not take on the role of God
`Sanctity of Life' ­ all life…read more

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Religious Attitudes to Matters of Life
Christian teachings:
`Free Will'
`Playing God'
"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you"
"Do not murder" (Sixth Commandment)
Buddhist teachings:
`Ahimsa' (First Precept)
`Metta'
`Right Action' (Eightfold Path)
`Right Intention' (Eightfold Path)
Most religions believe that life begins at conception. Some believe that life begins with heartbeat,
viability which is the point at which a foetus could survive if it was to be born or birth.…read more

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Religious Attitudes to the Elderly and Death
Christian teachings:
"Honour your father and your mother"
"Love your neighbour as yourself"
Buddhist teachings:
`Impermanence'
`Karma'
`Right Action' (Eightfold Path)
Christians believe that the elderly should be respected as they can be vulnerable. Buddhists believe
that the elderly should be respected for their wisdom and experience.
Death is the end of life which can be determined in several ways but normally when the brain
stops functioning.…read more

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Religious Attitudes to the Drugs and Alcohol
Christian teachings:
"Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery"
"It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but he sick"
"Wine is a mocker and beer is a brawler; whoever is led astray by them is not wise"
"Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit"
Buddhist teachings:
`Ahimsa' (First Precept)
`Karuna'
`Metta'
`Right Action' (Eightfold Path)
`Right Concentration' (Eightfold Path)
`Right Mindfulness' (Eightfold Path)
"Do not drink alcohol" (Fifth Precept)
People take…read more

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Religious Attitudes to Crime and Punishment
Christian teachings:
`Parable of the Unforgiving Servant'
"Love your neighbour as yourself"
"The authorities that exist have been established by God"
Buddhist teachings:
`Karma'
`Right Action' (Eightfold Path)
People commit crimes because of: social reasons such as upbringing, lack of education and drug or
alcohol abuse; environmental reasons such as unemployment, financial problems and gang warfare;
and psychological reasons such as mental illness or effects of advertising and violence on television.…read more

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Religious Attitudes to World Poverty
Christian teachings:
"If there is a poor man among your brothers ...…read more

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