Responsibility for others

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What is Christian Stewardship ?
Belief that the control/role given to humans is that of stewards. Human beings are part of God's creation. All parts of creation are interdependent and linked to all other parts.
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What is the first thing the General Synod has urged the Government to do?
Take all possible steps to establish a just and economical use of the Earth's energy and to minimise the impact of consequential environmental pollution
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What is the second thing the General Synod has urged the Government to do?
Consider what contribution it can make to the encouragement of the stabilising of the world's population so that human beings can live in sustainable harmony, and flourish without want.
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What does the church see as Christian duty?
Helping the poor and fighting for justice. They also see issues concerning sustainable economic development as important
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How is the commitment towards helping people expressed?
aid agencies, continued support for one world week, and initiatives at parish and individual levels.
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What is one world week?
One World Week is a Development Education Charity. Each year there's an opportunity for people from diverse backgrounds to come together to learn about global justice, to spread that learning and to use it to take action for justice locally & globall
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How does the church seek to correct the systematic injustice resulting from the international debt crisis?
By endorsing the aims and work of the jubilee 2000 campaign, which provides a theological rationale for providing release from unjustly imposed and unpayable debt
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Why do Christians have a duty of care for the environment?
Because the earth is the lords. Humans are fellow creatures with the rest of the created order, alike dependent on God. We should demonstrate respect for everything God made.
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What is sustainable living/development?
It meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
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What is parental responsibility?
as a parent you have legal rights and responsibilities over your child known as 'parental responsibility'. The most important roles are to; Provide a home for the child and protect and maintain the child
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Give 3 examples of teachers responsibilities which are written within their contract
1)Preparing lesson plans, teaching and evaluating progress 2)Maintaining discipline in the classroom 3) Communicating with parents about student's progress
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What are Religious leaders responsible for?
Leading worship, providing guidance and instruction to members of their faith, they are also responsible for any associated administrative duties.
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What are all church leaders encouraged to focus on?
The people, to feed the sheep in the Lord's flock, to know and love the members, to listen,love, and help with personal needs
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What are Christian leaders first and foremost?
Servants to the lord and second servants of those they are leading.
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What are the 4 major responsibilities of Christian leaders?
1) Shepherding(loving those in the church) 2)Developing 3)Equipping 4)Empowering
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How do Christians love one another?
as they believe Christ loved them. This means that their love is constant, sacrificial, and unconditional. It must not delight in evil, yet willing to cover a multitude of sins
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What do Christians have the responsibility to do?
Maintain the reputation of the church and engage only in activities which build up the church. They also seek to achieve peace and feel they have a responsibility to promote it. They have a responsibility to be kind to one another.
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What is Catholic social teaching?
The body of doctrine developed by the catholic church on matters of social injustice, involving issues of poverty and wealth, economics, social organisation and the role of the state.
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Where did Catholic Social Teaching originate?
From a letter written by Pope Leo XIII, which advocated economic distributism and condemned both capitalism and socialism. Although its roots can be traced back to writings by Aquinas and Augustine
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What has catholic social teaching always tried to find an equilibrium between?
Concern for the whole society, especially the weakest and poorest and respect for human liberty including the right to private property.
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What did Peter Singer say about an obligation to assist?
Every person has an obligation to assist those in poverty. If you do nothing at all you are not living up to your responsibilities and you are causing the deaths of other people.
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