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Christian Perspective - Birth & Death

a.) Describe Christian teaching about the value of human life. (8)

Christians may use the teaching of the sanctity of life. The sanctity of life teaches that every human life is sacred. God created all human life and Christians feel people share something of the nature of God. "God created man in his own image" - Genesis 1.

Some passages of the Bible also teach that God plans each individual human life. Christians feel God knew us before we were born, as we were created in his image. "For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb" - Psalm 139. Christians feel that people have a special bond with God that…


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