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Justice - Christian attitudes

Christian attitudes

Everyone should be treated equally.

We are all made in the image of God and so should be treated the same.

Jesus' example was to love one another, love and justice go together.

Arguments

Women in religion

Human rights

Wealth and poverty


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Justice - Christian attitudes

Text

Genesis

The Good Samaritan

10 Commandments

Lazarus

Parable of the sheep and goats

People/Religious organisations

Christian Aid

Red Cross

CAFOD

Martin Luther King

Desmond Tutu

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Justice - Islamic attitudes

Islamic attitudes

Everyone should be treated equally.

We are all made in the image of Allah and so should be treated the same.

Follow the teachings in the Qur'an and learn from Mohammed.

Arguments

Human rights

Believes

Muslims believe their wealth should be shared.

Follow the principle of ZAKAN. 4th pillar of Islam.

People/Religious organisations

Tear fund

Islamic Relief

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Justice

Justice

Fairness

Honest actions

Where human rights are observed

When people treat each other without discrimination or prejudice

Where everyone has equal provisions and opportunity

Freedom from oppression

Injustice

Treating with discrimination

Where human rights are ignored

Lack of freedom from oppression

Actions based on dishonest personal gain

Unfair action or treatment

Where there is no equality of provision or opportunity



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Authority

People with some 'presence' or character

Right or power over others

The person of group who make decisions

The moral power behind a person's words or actions

The law or those who ensure it is kept/enforced

Responsibility

Duties you are expected to carry out

A task given to you by God, or a higher power or being

Something you should do simply because you are a human being

Something which others depend on you for

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Prejudice

Unreasonable hatred

Bias for, or against, people or things without any proper reasons

Dislinking someone or something for no good reason

Judging another person before you know anything about them, or have any evidence

Reasons for Prejudice

Ignorance

Experiences

Theology

Parental/peer pressure

Anger/retaliation

Fear

Pride/selfishness

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Discrimination

Failing to treat people as fellow human beings

To see and respond to people differently because of other factors

Actions, usually unfavourable, that result from prejudice

Treating people differently because of race, gender, religion, class, etc

Racism

Discriminating against a person just because of their race or skin colour

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