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Explain the Genesis account of creation.
God created: Day 1 - light and dark, Day 2-4 - land, plants, sky, sea, sun, moon & stars Day 5-6 - Creatures and humans Day 7 - rested
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Explain the scientific account of the origin of the universe,m and life on earth.
Large explosion, enitial elements formed stars and planets
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Name and describe ways that Christians interpret Genesis
Most christians believe they have a duty to look after the world. Others believe they can rule the world how they like
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State beliefs Christians have from Genesis
'Be fruitful and multiply....'
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What is 'conservation'? What is deforestation? What is acid rain?
Conservation - looking after the environment and protecting animals Deforestation - The cutting down of large amounts of amounts of forest
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Suggest three ways that pollution can be reduced
Recycling and reusing. Energy sources - wind/water/light. reducing energy consumption
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Describe global warming
The scientific concept that teh world is getting warmer. Blamed on the green house effect.
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Explain why some people think global warming isn't caused by human action.
Because it is a natural process. There is not a clear link.
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What is 'stewardship'?
t/he idea that beleievers have a duty to look after the environment on behalf of God. Often called stewards or caretakers.
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What is 'dominion'?
The belief that as we are the pinnacke (highpoint) of creation human should be able to use its resources however they wish i.e. rulers of the world
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Beliefs relevant to the environment
'God gave people a concience......' 'The Earth is the Lords and everything in it....'
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What is an Earth summit?
Informal name for United Nations Conference on environment and sustainable development.
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What are the religious groups/people doing to help the environment?
Deliver sermons on the environment (Leaders - pope) Set examples for others.
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Explain the scientific account of the origin of the universe,m and life on earth.

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Large explosion, enitial elements formed stars and planets

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Name and describe ways that Christians interpret Genesis

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State beliefs Christians have from Genesis

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What is 'conservation'? What is deforestation? What is acid rain?

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