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The Good Samaritan

Behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tested him, saying, "Teacher, what shall I do to
inherit eternal life?" He said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you read it?" He
answered, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart,…

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Quotations to remember under topic of Agape...


1 John 4:7... "Let us love one another, for love comes from God."

1 Corinthians 13:6... "Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth."




Racism

Desmond tutu:
From Anglican Church in South Africa
He has campaigned to fight AIDS, tuberculosis,…

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"After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to
climb."

Sexism and disability discrimination



For women priests Against women priests
Everyone was created in the image Jesus made no distinction between
of God, therefore should be treated women and men,
equally.
"There is neither…

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Wine was used to represent blood of Jesus. He Alcohol controls your mind and therefore
changed water into wine. becomes sinful.



In the 1960's and 70's, two Christian couples ­ Doug and Barbara Henry and Bill and Joanie
Yoder ­ met some young people who were addicted to drugs, and…

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What are the aims of punishment? Do prison and capital punishment fulfil these
aims?

Retribution: This means revenge for what has been done against the laws of society or the
individuals.

Deterrence: as a warning to others to try to discourage them from committing the same
crime.

Reformation: Crime prevention,…

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d. Make sure weapons are used proportionately
e. Make sure the decision was made by the legitimate authority
f. Try to check that the ultimate goal is the restoration of peace



1) Explain what is meant by total war or nuclear holocaust, nuclear war, nuclear
proliferation, and deterrence.
a. Nuclear…

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Celibacy: Seen as good as you can be more dedicated to God than a partner.

Virginity: Best to remain pure, much like Virgin Mary.

Adultery: Wrong to commit adultery, sinful.

Artificial contraception: Anything that acts as a barrier to new life is a sin.



For homosexuality Against homosexuality
Some people…

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When the brainwaves start functioning? 6 Weeks

When the foetus is `viable' to survive outside the womb? 24 Weeks

When the foetus becomes sentient (aware)? 34 Weeks

2) Does the foetus gradually become more human and of greater value?
In my opinion no, as we are all one is Christ.…

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mothers womb, when I was growing there in secret, you knew that I was there ­ you
saw me before I was born. The days allotted to me had all been recorded in your book,
before any of them ever began. Psalm 139:13-16. Christians believe that human life is
sacred…

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-Christians should respect decisions of people who decide they would like to end
their life.

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