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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

4

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'

8

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

Amos

9

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

11

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

20

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

21

What are the traditional views on homosexuality

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

22

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