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Define social justice

Ensuring that society treats people fairly whether they are poor or wealthy and protects people's human rights

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Define human rights

The basic rights and freedoms that everyone is entitled to

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When was the UDHR set in place

1948

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What is the universal declaration of human rights

An article that sets out the basic human rights that everyone is entitled to

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What does the human rights act specify

That torture, slavery and forced labour are not allowed

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What comes with having free will

Responsibility

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What is the bible quote that goes with God being the God of Just

'All his ways are just'

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What prophet told the people of Israel that god was not happy with the way they were oppressing the poor

Amos

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Jesus said that the first commandment was to love god, but what was the second

To love your neighbour as yourself (Mark 12:31)

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Name 2 stories that illustrate the need to help others

Parable of the Good Samaritan and the parable of the sheep and the goat

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What does James say about having the responsibility of Christians to promote social justice

'Faith without deeds is useless'

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Name some famous people in history that campaigned for social justice due to their faith

William Wilberforce and Elizabeth Fry

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Name a bible quote that shows equality

'For God does not show favouritism' Romans 2:11

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Define equality

The state of being equal

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Define prejudice

Unfairly judging someone on facts known; holding bias opinions

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Define discrimination

Actions and behaviour that result from prejudice

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What is the bibles view on gender equality

The bible says that women should not talk in churches and congregations should only be lead by men

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What Christian denomination believes that the genders are equal but have different roles, therefore not allowing female priests

Catholics

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How do christians interpret Paul's letter about women in churches

They interpret it by saying that he was applying it to the situation that he was writing about

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What does the bible say about homosexuality

It says in Genesis 19 that God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah because of the wickedness of homosexual activity within the inhabitants

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What are the traditional views on homosexuality

The church traditionally oppose it because Adam and Eve were made for the prime purpose of procreation

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What do more modern Christian's believe about homosexuality

It is now more widely accepted as people shall not be condemned for who they love

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What is social justice

Seeking to protect people’s civil liberties, and ensuring that society treats people fairly

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How do societies suffer

Through a breakdown in law and order, terrorism, mass unemployment or a huge gap between rich and poor

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What are the minimum human rights

Humans beings can enjoy freedom justice and peace

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When did the uk pass the human rights act

1998

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What did it include

Right to life, liberty, security and specified that torture and forced labour are not allowed

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What does having rights come with

Having to respect the rights of others

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What is there a moral responsibility to do

Not deliberately offended people and listen to all views

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God is the god of what

Justice

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Name an anti-slavery campaigner

William wilberforce

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Why are people special and precious

Because they have been created in God’s image

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What does prejudice mean

Holding biased opinions

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What is discrimination

Behaviour or actions that result from prejudice

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Which church allows women to be ordained

Anglican

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How do Christians interpret Paul’s letter

That it was applying only to the particular situation he was in

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In the bible how are heterosexual relationships seen

As natural and what god intended

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How do Christians see homosexual relationships

That it’s not loving to condemn people for their sexual orientation

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What is freedom of religion and religious expression

The right to believe, worship and practise any religion in any way one chooses

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Believers are free to evangelise as long as they what

Are not preaching hatred and intolerance

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What was the act of uniformity

An act that said you were fined if you did not show up to church

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What happened to those that objected Queen Mary’s catholic land

They would be burned(280)

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What does Islam teach about religious freedom

That it is part of God’s design and freedom of belief is taught in the Quran

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What raised awareness for disabled people

The paraOlympics

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What act protects disabled people from discrimination

The equality act of 2010

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Why do Christians oppose discrimination against disabled people

Because it does not show agape love and Jesus healed the sick and disabled

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Is racism illegal in the uk

Yes

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Which church did support the apartheid

Dutch reformed church

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Which archbishop ended the apartheid

Desmond Tutu

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What does god say in the Old Testament

He will bless people with wealth in response to their faithfulness to him

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What does Deuteronomy make clear

That there was a responsibility to remember it was god who blessed them

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How did people used to thank god

Paying a tithe, a tenth of their earnings

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What is the modern way of a tithe

Some Christians give a tenth to the church

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What does the New Testament focus on

Dangers associated with wealth, greed and selfishness

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People become so involved with money that what

They forget to love god

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What do Christians believe about the wealthy

That they have a responsibility to not only use it on themselves but to give money to the church for its upkeep and mission

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What does traditional Buddhism teach

That people create bad karma when they use money unethically

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How many people suffer from chronic hunger

1 in 9

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What protects the basic necessities of the poor in Britain

Welfare benefits

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What are some causes of nationwide poverty

Ever growing debt, exploitation and natural disasters

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What is the main cause of poverty in uk

Unemployment

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What do Christians do to the poor

Encourage them to break out of poverty

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When was the national minimum wage act passed

1998

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What does this act do

Protects workers at the lowest end of the pay structure from exploitation

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What is exploitation

Misuse of power or money to get others to do things for little or unfair reward

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How can people get poor

Excessive interest on loans

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Why do people pay human traffickers

To get them from poverty stricken countries to developed countries

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When is emergency aid needed

After a disaster

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What do charities that offer long term aid provide

Education, tools and skills

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What do Christians believe they have the responsibility of

Looking after the world (stewardship)

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What do Christians encourage

Everyone to use their gifts and talents ( Matthew 25)