Religion and community cohesion

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How have attitudes changed towards women
woman can now keep their propert seperate from husbands//vote//become MP's//equal pay rights
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Why attitudes to woman have changed
suffragette movement//women did mens jobs in the war//UN human rights and femenist movement//industrial development so more women workers needed
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Why the Catholic church thinks women can not be priest
Catechism teaches men and women are equal//priests are successors of apostles who were all men//Jesus was a man and priests represent Jesus
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Why Evangelical protestants believe only men can be religious leaders
St Pail teaches women should not speak in mass//St P said men are given more rights because Adam was created first//Jesus chose men as his 12 apostles
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Why Protestant churches think men and women are equal
men and women were created in Gods likeness at the same time//New testament equal in Christ//Jesus treated women equily to men
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How do racism and prejudice cause problems in a multi ethnic society
Employers may not give jobs to certain ethnic groups//landlords may refuse accomodation for people//teaches may discriminate stopping them getting the marks they should//police officers may stop and search then for no reason
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Benefits of multi-ethnic societies
different ethnic groups grow to like eachother//move advanced because of more people with more ideas//mulit-national companies between all nations//makes life more interesting with varieties of food, music and culture
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Why multi-ethnic societies are more beneficial
groups come into conflict//each ethnic group should have their own country// leads to the loss of the culture of the origional group//if every ethnic group had their own country there would be no conflict
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How the British government promotes community cohesion
have cabinet minister, judges etc. from ethnic minorities//laws make it illegal to discriminate//illegal to stir up hatred//equality and human rights commission
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Why is community cohesion important in a multi faith society
without it different groups have different ideas of what society should be like//lack of it leads people to lose their sense of allegiance//in countries without it violence becomes a way of life//lack of it makes it impossible for people to co-operat
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Argument against government action to promote community cohesion
people being forced to co-op leads to fighting//UK has always believed in multi-culturalism which avoids conflict//it doesn't matter if minorities have different ideas about society as long as they follow british laws
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HOW does the church help asylum seekers
ORP office for refugee policy//raise awareness//give time to set up a home//have legal advice clinics//multi-language masses
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WHY does the church help asylum seekers
God is just//church teaches no one should be oppressed//Jesus taught us to help the disadvantages in good simaritans//Jesus was a refugee in Egypt
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Argue against the Catholic church helping asylum seekers
more immigrant workers will arrive//better to give help through CAFOD//should focus on stopping wars
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Argue that the church is not doing enough to help asylum seekers
not all churches provide help//not all parishes listen to other church leaders advice//some are racist
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Why should Catholics promote racial harmony
In good samaritan Jesus taught all races should get along//St Peter had a vision from God telling him not to discriminate//St Paul said all races are equal as all created in Gods image//church has members of every race
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Argue against religion being the best way to bring ratiol harmony
some christian groups work against it//politics is the best way to bring about racial harmony//not everyone is religious so laws are more effective
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Why do Catholics believe in inclusivism
taught in Catechism//Jesus is the son of God who shows what God is like//bible teaches that Christianity has full truth
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Why do some Evangelical protestants believe in exclusivity
Jesus said he was the only way to God//converting people is loving because it's the only way to get into heaven//Jesus said Christians must convert all nations
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Why do some liberal protestants believe in religious purealism
God is a force which can be discovered in different ways//they see Muslims, Sikhs etc living good holy lives//Jesus said there are many rooms in heaven so there is room for other religions
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What does inclusivity, exclusivity and pluralism mean
Incl - only Christianity has the full truth but people come to God through the religion//excl - Chrisitanity is the only way to come to God//Plur - all religions equal with different ways of finding God
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Arguement why strong religious people would be against a multifaith society
could make your children turn against your religion//interfaith marriages cause problems for parents//society cannot cater for every religious rules
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Arguments AGAINST children being brought up in one fatih
Human right freedom of religion//children need to learn other religions before they choose//learn others so they can respect their members//they cannot really believe because they have not compared it to anything
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Argument FOR interfaith marriages
human right to marry however you want//interfaith marriages encourage community cohesion//children from that marriage will have true religious freedom
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Argue that religions are doing enough to promote community cohesion
Protestant churches and reform Jesus have special marriage ceremonies//all UK schools are taught about other religions//interfaith network organisation brings together people from different faiths
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Argue that religions are not doing enough to promote community cohesion
all religions have group that teaches that other religions are wrong//most religious people are unaware of what is going on with other faiths//few religious beliefs consider other religions
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Why attitudes to woman have changed

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suffragette movement//women did mens jobs in the war//UN human rights and femenist movement//industrial development so more women workers needed

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Why the Catholic church thinks women can not be priest

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