Ethics B604 christianity, peace & justice

VIOLENCE AND PACIFISM, ATTITUDES TO WAR, THE JUST WAR THEORY, JUSTICE AND INJUSTICE, CRIME AND PUNISHMENT, TREATMENT OF CRIMINALS 

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What is pacifism?
all violence is unjustifiable
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is it true or false that in the old testament violence was seen as an acceptable way to tackle problems.
TRUE
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Christians nowadays only support violence when it leads to ...
peace
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what liberal christian group believe that violence is never acceptable in any situation?
the quakers
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what message in the bible do the quakers believe violence goes against?
to love everyone
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what document do the quakers have that shows violence is contradictory for the outcome of peace?
think peace
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what is the just war theory?
a theory to decide if a war is justifiable
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what is a conscientious objector?
someone who believe war can never be justified.
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what happened in 2003 that showed many people in the UK were against war?
over a million people to protest the war in Iraq
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in a christians eyes, war is seen as undesirable but it is justifiable when the outcome is ,,,
peace
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what is war seen to be stemming from (CHRISTIAN)
stemming from sin
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what were the quakers famous for being in world war one?
conscientious objectors
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why do christians believe that a holy war is justifiable?
because they are fighting for what god wants in the world.
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what philosopher came up with the first 3 conditions for the just war theory?
thomas aquinas
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what were the first 3 conditions to the just war theory?
war must be stated by government and fought against other nations. A good reason. Should be fought with desire of peace at end
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what were the last 3 conditions to the just war theory?
war must be last resort. Children and civilians are safe and the country must have enough man power.
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why doesnt the just war theory work in modern context?
fighting against terriosts groups means or civi wars goes against some of the rules.
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what is social justice?
everyone should be treated fairly
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what is social injustice?
when people are denied rights due to poverty or discrimination.
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what non-government organisation campaign for social justice?
amnesty international
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what do the united nations have as a guide to rights that they feel should be applied to everyone around the world?
declaration of human rights
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why do many christians believe everyone has an equal chanve at life?
because we all have a soul, making us equal
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putting the belief of everyone is equal in the eyes of god into practice is also known as ....
liberation theology
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how do christians act to try and make a change to social injustice?
peaceful protests, helping victims, campaigning, raising awareness
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what is the name of Christian who stood up to land owners who exploited the poor in central america?
oscar romero
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what is restorative justice?
just to put things right and restore things to the way they should be
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what do many non-christians rely on to restore justice in society?
The UK legal system
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what is the stytem in the UK where people cn make up for their wrong doing instead of going to prison?
community service
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what teaching supports capital punishment?
whoever kills a man must be put to death
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what teaching supports the disagreement of capital punishment?
sanctity of life
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when was capital punishment abolished in the UK?
1969
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how many states is capital punishment acceptable in?
32 states
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what is an example that prison life is too easy?
'£25,000 spent on Christmas treats for prisoners'
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in 2012, what percentage of criminals went on to re-offend?
26%
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in the eyes of christians if you are trule sorry you deserve...
full forgiveness
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