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What does the quote 'God saw what he made and saw that this was good' mean with regard Christian Views on creation?
God is pleased with his creation and therefore expects humans to treat it with care and respect
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What does the quote 'Till and keep the land' show about Christian views on creation?
Keep the world as God created it. We have been given responsibility to take care of creation and be good stewards
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What does the quote 'Let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the sky' show about Christian views on creation?
This means God has put humans in charge of his creation. With this power comes a responsibility to look after and take care of it.
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What does the quote ' Let us make man in our image and our likeness' show about Christian views on creation
This means humans are special because we have been made in God's image.
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What does Stewardship mean?
Humans have the responsibility to care for God's creation.
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What does dominion mean?
This means to have rule, control and power.
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Define Climate Change
Long term change in the average weather. Includes change in temp, rain/snowfall and wind patterns.
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Name some causes of climate change
Burning of fossil fuels and deforestation
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Name some effects of climate change
Temperatures rising in the arctic, causing the ice caps to melt and sea levels to rise, flooding and decrease in crops
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Name some individual responses to Climate Change
Walking instead of using a car, using reusable bags, energy efficient light bulbs and solar panels
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Name some community responses to Climate Change
The Bedzed community share cars, have places to store bikes and grow Veg, Churches organise walk/cycles to church and plant nature areas.
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Name some national responses to Climate Change
UK government is encouraging people to recycle, insulating homes and finding greener alternatives to fossil fuels
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Name some international responses to Climate Change
Earth Summits- all the worlds leaders come together to discuss how to improve climate change and Christian Leaders Pope Benedict has 2,700 solar panels onto the Vatican
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Why is individual responses to climate change more effective
Everyone has the responsibility to care for creation (Stewardship), individuals can inspire others which leads to a big difference.
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Why are international responses to climate change more effective
We all need to work together, governments and world leaders have the power to put laws and regulations in place
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Define the keyword Fair
Treating people equally without favouritism
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Define the keyword Justice
The quality of being fair and reasonable
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Define the keyword Poverty
The condition of being without money food and other basic needs to life
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Define Extreme Poverty
Living on less than $1 a day
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Define World Poverty
Idea that majority of the world's population actually live in conditions of extreme poverty- 1 in 5
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What are conditions like in MEDCs?
Food is cheap and easy to find, water is taken for granted, free primary and secondary education, free health care
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Whats are conditions like in LEDCs?
Food is difficult to come by, 1.2 billion do not have clean water and 855 million cannot read or write and no health care.
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Name some Human causes of Poverty
War, Government making bad decisions, Debt and lack of health care
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Name some natural causes of poverty
Natural disasters, Droughts destroy crops, AIDS weakens a young workforce
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Explain the Christian Teaching on Poverty: Parable of the Sheep and Goats
People who help others will be rewarded by God in heaven, when you do things for others you do them for Jesus. 'Whatever you did for the least of these brothers and sisters or mine you did for me'
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Explain why the quote 'love your neighbour as yourself' is a Christian teaching about helping others
We should show compassion to everyone, otherwise known as agape love. This means if we see someone in need we should show them compassion and help them
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Explain why the quote 'It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of needle, than for a rich man to enter heaven' relates to Christian teaching on poverty
For someone who is wealthy , it can be hard to part with their money and possessions. Wealth can lead to greed and selfishness but it is their duty to use their money to help others.
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Explain why the quote 'For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil' relates to poverty
You cannot love both money and God. If you love money, it can stop you from following Christian teachings such as helping the poor, as you love money so much you want it all for yourself.
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Explain how Christian Aid provides Short Term/ Emergency Aid
They respond quickly to emergencies and disasters, eg earthquakes and war. They provide life saving food supplies, shelter, medicine and water
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Explain how Christian Aid provides Long Term Aid
By doing development work. For example, improving access to drinking water, helping people start businesses and by providing education
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Explain how Christian Aid raises awareness
They campaign to governments and educate people in richer countries on what it is like in LEDC's
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What can a Christian do to help others?
Pray, give to charity, volunteer, donate to foodbanks, buy fair trade, educate people in richer countries
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What does the quote 'Till and keep the land' show about Christian views on creation?

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