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Religious Studies unit 4 notes
1. Believing in Allah Upbringing
How does the way you are brought up affect your beliefs?
· Teaching young children how to pray. Through this learning they can become familiar with
God.
· Naming/head shaving ceremony ­ this is a sign of their commitment in…

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An answered prayer- Prayer is the personal way that muslims communicate with God and an
answered prayer shows that not only had God heard your prayer but has also done as requested.
This provides the person who prayed with the evidence that God must exist in order to answer
the…

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What may lead to agnosticism or atheism?
· Upbringing
· The big bang
· Unanswered prayers
· Evil & Suffering
· Lack of empirical evidence
Unanswered prayers Muslim response
· Allah is omniscient and He knows what is best for us
· Allah is omnipotent and sees the whole world…

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The case against life after death
· Scientific evidence shows that when the body dies, everything decays.
· No one has returned from the dead to tell us.
· The end of life means exactly that, it is illogical to speak about life after death.
· Life-support machines prove the…

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Muslim attitudes to abortion
· Life begins at contraception and is a gift from Allah
· Allah bestows lives and so only he can take them away
· Allah has a plan for every life and we should not interfere with that plan
· The Quran says, "Kill not your…

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3. Marriage & the Family
Changing trends & attitudes towards relationships in the UK:
· Cohabitation has increased, more people live together before or instead of marriage
· Divorce is more common resulting in single parent & reconstituted families
· More single-parent families
· Gay couples now have civil partnerships…

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Muslim attitudes to divorce
· The Quran permits divorce only as the last resort as contracts can be broken
· The prophet hated divorce as it breaks up families
· The prophet stayed married and didnt divorce
· It is hated by Allah.
· It is wrong to keep a…

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4. Religion and Community Cohesion
Men & Women in Islam
· They are equal in all other areas of life
· Allah made all people equal, "Allah created men and women from one soul"
· Allah will judge men and women equally on their piety
Women's rights in Islam
·…

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Differences in Muslim attitudes to other religions
· Islam is the only true religion but others have the right to exist & some will lead to God
· Islam only true religion, others have the right to exist but will not go to heaven so
Muslims should try to convert…

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Page 1

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Religious Studies unit 4 notes
1. Believing in Allah Upbringing
How does the way you are brought up affect your beliefs?
· Teaching young children how to pray. Through this learning they can become familiar with
God.
· Naming/head shaving ceremony ­ this is a sign of their commitment in…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
An answered prayer- Prayer is the personal way that muslims communicate with God and an
answered prayer shows that not only had God heard your prayer but has also done as requested.
This provides the person who prayed with the evidence that God must exist in order to answer
the…

Page 3

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What may lead to agnosticism or atheism?
· Upbringing
· The big bang
· Unanswered prayers
· Evil & Suffering
· Lack of empirical evidence
Unanswered prayers Muslim response
· Allah is omniscient and He knows what is best for us
· Allah is omnipotent and sees the whole world…

Page 4

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The case against life after death
· Scientific evidence shows that when the body dies, everything decays.
· No one has returned from the dead to tell us.
· The end of life means exactly that, it is illogical to speak about life after death.
· Life-support machines prove the…

Page 5

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Muslim attitudes to abortion
· Life begins at contraception and is a gift from Allah
· Allah bestows lives and so only he can take them away
· Allah has a plan for every life and we should not interfere with that plan
· The Quran says, "Kill not your…

Page 6

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3. Marriage & the Family
Changing trends & attitudes towards relationships in the UK:
· Cohabitation has increased, more people live together before or instead of marriage
· Divorce is more common resulting in single parent & reconstituted families
· More single-parent families
· Gay couples now have civil partnerships…

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Page 8

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Muslim attitudes to divorce
· The Quran permits divorce only as the last resort as contracts can be broken
· The prophet hated divorce as it breaks up families
· The prophet stayed married and didnt divorce
· It is hated by Allah.
· It is wrong to keep a…

Page 9

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4. Religion and Community Cohesion
Men & Women in Islam
· They are equal in all other areas of life
· Allah made all people equal, "Allah created men and women from one soul"
· Allah will judge men and women equally on their piety
Women's rights in Islam
·…

Page 10

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Differences in Muslim attitudes to other religions
· Islam is the only true religion but others have the right to exist & some will lead to God
· Islam only true religion, others have the right to exist but will not go to heaven so
Muslims should try to convert…

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sohaib

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brilliant and really helpful

sufiya4771

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THANKS HUN

Jawairia-Mohmeen

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thanx 

nuha.AD

Report

amazing thank you very much

Zain Shah 2002

Report

thank you so much! this made my revision so much easier!!!

Saraloves

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Is this everything i need to know for unit 4 RE?