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Flashcards in Sanctity of Life/ Imago Dei/ Abortion/ Stewardship Deck (7)
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1

describe catholic beliefs about imago dei (2)

God made humans in his image and each person is unique because God made them

imago dei means humans are more important than animals

2

describe catholic beliefs on the sanctity of life (3)

all life is sacred and belongs to god
life begins at conception
abortion is murder and evil in all circumstances

3

describe the liberal ( church of england) beliefs on imago dei and sanctity of life

all life is sacred and belongs to god’s because humans were made imago dei

sometimes abortion is allowed eg in cases of rape or mothers life is in danger

4

describe jewish beliefs about abortion (4)

humans made imago dei which comes from Genesis in Torah

Tanakh outlines life being sacred in book of Jeremiah and Psalms

Ten Commandments are apart of covenant and say ‘do not kill’

pikuach nefesh may apply

5

describe humanist beliefs on abortion (4)

peter singer rejects sanctity of life

value happiness and personal choice

life is not sacred we are equal to animals

pro choice and value quality of life more

6

describe catholic beliefs about stewardship (4)

genesis shows humans as pinnacle of creation because we have free will

catholic’s should be concerned for environment and protect planet and animals to pass onto future generations

Pope Francis wrote Encyclical called Laudato Si in 2015 which means care for our common home
inspires catholics to protect earth and take part in catholic social teaching

2 greatest commandments are to love god and love thy neighbour

7

describe humanist beliefs on stewardship(3)

agree with catholics and jews

we should all protect and preserve the environment and animal life

stop overpopulation with contraception