Religion and Prejudice

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Key Terms

Scapegoating- blaming certain groups for problems in society 

Positive discrimination- treating people more favorably because they have been discriminated against in the past  

Prejudice- thinking badly of someone because of the group he/she belongs to

Discrimination- actions as a result of prejudice  

Stereotyping- having an over simplified mental image of people and applying it to everyone in a group  

Tolerance- Respecting the beliefs and practices of others

Justice- bring about what is right, fair, according to the law or making up for what has been down wrong

Harmony- living in peace with others  

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Types of Prejudice

Racism- is the belief that the colour of a person's skin determines their ability. Racists believe that people of some races are inferior to others. 

Sexism- is treating people unfavourably because of their gender

Ageism- is treating people unfavourably because of their age. 

Religion Prejudice- Descriminate against a religion or belief 

Prejudice on class, lifestyle & looks- descrimination against social class, a persons lifestyle or their looks

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Christian Quotes

'I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another' John 13:34

'You shall love your neighbour as yourself' Matthew 22:39

'From one man he made every nation of men, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he determined the times set for them and the exact places where they should live' Acts 17:26

'There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus' Galatians 3:28

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