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Religion and Equality


  • "As I have loved you, so you must love one another" (John 13:34)
  • "God does not show favouritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right" (Acts 10)
  • "Love thy neighbour as thyself" (Mathew 22)
  • Parable of the sheep
  • "There is neither Jew nor Greek...for you are all one in Jesus Christ" (Galatians 3)
  • "Turn the other cheek"


  • Parable of the good samaritan
  • "when an alien lives with you in your land, do not ill treat him" (Leviticus)
  • The story of Canaan and Noah and Ham
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Religion and Equality continued

Role of women:

  • "Women should remain silent in churches" (1 Corinthians)
  • "A man ought not to cover his head, since he is the image a glory of God, but women are the glory of man"
  • "the head of man is Christ and the head of woman is man"
  • In Genesis, Eve was made as a helper for Adam from his rib.
  • Imago Dei
  • Delilah and Samson
  • "male nor female for you are all one in Jesus Christ" (Galatians 3)
  • Mary Magdalene in Mark

Other Religions:

  • "Go forth and make disciples of all nations"
  • Jesus prayed to God asking "that they may all be one, that the world may believe"
  • "I am the way, the truth and the life"
  • "no one comes to the father except through me"
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Forgiveness and Reconciliation:

  • "Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you" (Mathew 5)
  • "To those who stole doves Jesus said "Get these out of here!How dare you turn my fathers house into a market" (John 2:16)
  • "If you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly father will also forgive you"
  • "If you forgive anyone his sins, they are also forgiven" (John 20:19-23)
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Religion, Peace and Justice


  • "Do not kill"
  • In the old testament God uses war to restore justice
  • "Love thy neighbour as thyself"
  • In the New Testament, Jesus drove tradesmen out of the temple with a whip becaused they were exploiting visitors


  • "The greatest love a person can have for a person is to give their life for them"
  • "Prepare for war!" - The Old Testament
  • "All who draw by the sword will die by the sword"
  • "Do not repay evil for evil"
  • "Blessed are the peacemakers"
  • Jesus is the prince of peace
  • "Then Peter asked Jesus 'Lord how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Jesus said 'not seven times but seventy times seven times" (Mathew 18:21-22)
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Capital Punishment:

  • "an eye for an eye; a life for a life" (Exodus)
  • "the body is a temple"
  • "Do not Judge or you too will be judged"

Social Injustice:

  • Agape
  • "Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth"
  • Imago Dei
  • "God will punish people who mistreat the poor" - Amos, a phrophet
  • "There is neither Jew nor Greek...for you are all one in Jesus Christ" (Galatians 3)
  • "God has sent me to proclaim freedom for the release the oppressed"
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Crime and punishment:

  • "Turn the other cheek"
  • "An eye for an eye"
  • "Why do you look at the speck of saw dust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the log in your own eye"
  • "Administer Justice every morning" (Jeremiah 21)
  • Ten Commandments, Plagues on Israel and Noah's ark can all be used as Biblical examples of punishment
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Nathan Pounce

This is great thanks :)

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