Rights and Responsibilities

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Why should we use the Bible to make moral decisions?
It is the word of God, it contains Gods rules and laws, it contains the teachings of st Paul and the deciples and it contains the life of Jesus
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How should we use the Bible to make moral decisions?
Literalists - Follow word for word. Liberalists - Make it relevant to their situation. Other Christians - There are better ways
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Why should we use the Church to make moral decisions?
Priests have 7 years of experiance, its guided by the holy spirit, the church holds the body of christ and it has rules from God
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How should we use the Church to make moral decisions?
Priest, Pope, Congregation/Laity
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Why should we use Situation Ethics to make moral decisions?
Could narrow down choices, no right/wrong answer, good catholic intention and making the best decision for others too
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How should we use Situation ethics to make moral decisions?
The golden rule, 'doing the most loving thing', these is no right/wrong answer and you cant be judged
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What is conscience?
The inner feeling of the rightness or wrongness of an action, 'Law of God written on the heart of man', Morals depend on your uprbringing
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Name 3 Human Rights...
RIght to life, Right to live free from discrimination and Right to family
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Why are human rights important for chirstians?
Sancity of life, parable of the sheep and goat, christians must have the legal right to believe in christianity
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Why do some human rights cause problems with chrsitians?
Against civil partnerships, against right to marry someone for a different faith and right for women - being a priest
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Why is it important to take part in the democratic and electroial process?
It makes a big difference to our lives, golden rule and our future
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What are the chirstian teachings of rights and responsibilities?
PArable of the sheep and goat, cain and able, golden rule and 10 commandments
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What is the nature of Genetic Engineering?
Cloning, genetic therapy and genetically modified crops
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What are the social reasons FOR genetic engineering?
Could lead to irradication of illness and disease, Genetically modified crops benefit economy, No human life is being damaged and it has worked for other countries
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What are the social reasons AGAINST genetic engineering?
It may lead to further inequality in people, there could be bad side effects in 100's of years, irreversible effects and body will become worthless
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Christian reasons FOR genetic engineering?
Golden rule, Jesus said do what you can to help people and God has given us domination of the world
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Christian reaosns AGAINST genetic engineering?
Playing God, life begins at contraception and only God can create life
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