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what types of media is there?
tv, radio, videos, DVDS, CDS, newspapers, magazines, books, posters, social networking sites
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when christians are trying to decide what to think and do about an issue, what do they turn to?
they take advice off the church and christian friends, read the bible, they use they conscience and pray to god and ask to be guided by the holy spirit
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what do most christians think about media?
they need to choose carefully what to watch and read
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what do some christians think about media?
concerned of the influences it has on lifestyles as some of the media present a view of the world that does not fit in with christians, such as value of life
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what do many christians think about media?
welcome the media as it is a way of spreading the good news and fulfilling jesus' commandment, it allows a way of communication
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what does media mean?
means of mass communication
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what do some christians believe about the influence of the media on lifestyles?
things such as alcohol, popular music, role models are a concern to some christians as the influence it might have on a persons lifestyle
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what do christians believe about alcohol?
against all forms of addiction because addicts have placed something other than god at the centre of their lives and lifestyles
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what do some christians believe about role models?
media tend to make idols of people such as pop and film stars, this is seen as breaking the second commandment that tells them not to make idols nor worship false images.
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what do most christians believe about popular music?
have no real objection to music and in some countries there is a strong musical tradition for christian worship
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what do some christians believe about popular music?
might trivialise relationships, are too obsessed with sex and may lead to lustful thoughts and bad behaviour
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what is meant by addicton?
when someone finds it very hard to give up a habit. e.g smoking
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what is meant by astrology?
the idea that peoples lifes can be predicted by their birth signs
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what is meant by moderation?
the principle that people should not be excessive in their lives
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what is meant by teetotal?
not drinking any alcohol
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how might christians use the media?
they might use programmes such as songs of praise, vicar of dibley, use drama, dance, art, christianity is exciting so should use appropriate media to convey this message. comics for children. god channels. websites to educate people.
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what do some christians believe about religious figures and how christianity are portrayed in the media?
some feel uncomfortable at the representation of important religious figures, e.g god or jesus should not be acted by a human as they are not perfect like god.
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what do some christians believe about religious figures and how christianity are portrayed in the media?
are against religious figures and any person or living creature because of the two commandents. first commandment-not having any other gods besides the one god. second commandment- 'you shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in.'
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what do many christians believe about media?
it is useful because it can help them spread their message and fulfil jesus' command to 'go and make disciples of all nations'
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what are christian attitudes towards films and other media which focus on relgious.philosophical messages?
it is a way of telling people about christianity who would not know about it, anything that does not show respect when dealing with christianity is wrong, films have been approved throughout the years
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what do christians believe about bruce almighty?
disagree with it because it showed god 'giving away his powers'
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what do christians believe about the da vinci code?
some christians thought it was okay but other objected as it suggested jesus married mary magdalene and had a child with her wich christians says is untrue
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what do many christians believe about sex and violence?
it can lead people into believing sex and violence is okay, e.g eastenders show extramarital relationships, media encourages violence and sex, anything that shows sex before marriage is wrong
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what do christians believe about ***********?
it is wrong as it exploits people as sex objects
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what does censorship mean?
controlling or stopping something from being published or said by the media
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what does blasphemy mean?
the act of showing disrespect for god
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what does freedom of speech mean?
the belief that no-one should be punished for what they say.
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what does propaganda mean?
information put out by an organisation or government to persuade people to think in the same way as them
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what do christians believe about freedom of speech and censorship?
it is important to christians but they may still object to offensive remarks about their religion
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what should i think about when it comes to christian views about censorship?
crimes and sins
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