Quote List - Religious Studies

Teachings from the Jewish and Christian faith in relation with these topics:
War and Peace
Prejudice and Discrimination
Sanctity of Life
The Environment

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Religious Studies ­ Quotes
Topic Religion Quote Meaning
Prejudice & Christianity I give you a new commandment, Love each person for
that you love one another. Just who they are, just as
Discrimination as I have loved you, you also Jesus did.
should love one another.
John 13:34
You shall love your neighbour as Treat fellow peers as
yourself. you would like to be
Matthew 22:39 treated.
From one man he made every
nation of men, that they should Every person belongs
inhabit the whole earth; and he where they are ­ God
determined the times set for decided where they
them and the exact places where should be, they belong
they should live. there.
Paul, Acts 17:26
There is neither Jew nor Greek,
slave nor free, male nor female, All people are counted
for you are all one in Christ as one in God's eyes ­
Jesus. no person is different.
Paul, Galatians 3:28
Judaism
Adam named his wife Eve,
because she would become the
mother of all the living.
Genesis 3:20
When an alien lives with you in Against xenophobia ­
your land, do not ill-treat him. foreigners should be
The alien living with you must be accepted, as Jews were
treated as one of your in Egypt.
native-born. Love him as
yourself, for you were aliens in
Egypt. I am the Lord your G-d.
Leviticus 19:33-34
The world endures on three
things - justice, truth and peace
Ethics of the Fathers 1:18
Turn from evil and do good; seek
peace and pursue it.
Psalm 34:14
War and Peace Christianity But if there is serious injury, you Justifying war ­ if
are to take life for life, eye for someone should shoot

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Exodus 21:23-24
Blessed are the peacemakers for Those that make peace
they will be called the children of are seen as good in
God. Gods eyes.
Matthew 5.9
A new command I give you: love
one another. As I have loved
you, so you must love one
another.
John 13:34
Judaism You can act in
If a person intends to kill you, be self-defence.
first to kill him.
Talmud
Wars must be fought
If your foe is hungry, feed him safely and humanely.…read more

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So God
created man in his own image, in
the image of God he created
him; male and female he created
them."
Genesis 1:26-27
He who fashioned and made the
earth... he did not create it to be
empty, but formed it to be
inhabited...
Isaiah 45:18
God blessed them and said to
them, `Be fruitful and increase in
number; fill the earth and subdue
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Consider how the lilies grow.
They do not labour or spin. Yet I
tell you, not even Solomon in all
his splendour was dressed like
one of these.
Luke 12:27-28
Judaism Then G-d said, 'Let us make man
in our image, in our likeness, and
let them rule over the fish of the
sea and the birds of the air, over
the livestock, over all the earth,
and over all the creatures that
move along the ground.' ...…read more

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