Crime and Punishment - reasons, types, aims

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A crime is different to a sin because a crime is against the law whereas a sin is...?
against God
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Something that is legally handed down as a result of someone being found guilty of a crime is called a?
Punishment
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The opposite of good is defined as...?
evil
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Many Christians claim that people are not evil but they make mistakes. They believe that they may have an illness which causes them to commit crime. What sort of illness might they have?
psychological
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A reason for crime in which people cannot afford to live so commit crime to survive
Poverty
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A reason for crime, which are often violent and targeted at someone/group because of their race, religion, sexuality, disability or gender
Hate
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Christians use a teaching which expresses that people should act in a good manner and treat everyone as though they are the same. This could mean fighting against an unjust law in order to stop oppression, for example. What is the teaching?
love your neighbour
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Christians believe that whilst being punished, offenders should also be ______ to change so they do not reoffend once their punishment is complete.
helped
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The death penalty is the most severe of punishments. Which aim of punishment is this linked to particularly?
Retribution
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Putting in place punishments such as driving bans for drink driving, prison for murder are another form of punishment. Which aim of punishment is this linked to particularly?
Deterrence
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Something that is legally handed down as a result of someone being found guilty of a crime is called a?

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Punishment

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The opposite of good is defined as...?

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Many Christians claim that people are not evil but they make mistakes. They believe that they may have an illness which causes them to commit crime. What sort of illness might they have?

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A reason for crime in which people cannot afford to live so commit crime to survive

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