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Christian Worship, The nature of God, The concept of God as a Trinity, Religion, peace and conflict, Prayer

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Revise the Christmas quiz. There will be a test next lesson.

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Religious Studies                            Revision      Year 10

Religion, peace and conflict

 

  1. Describe the difference between absolute and conditional pacifism. ( 3 marks) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Identify three Christian groups who advocate pacifism. ( 3 marks) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. Outline the reasons some Christians believe that it is right to be pacifists. ( 6 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

In 2003, the USA and the UK declared war on Iraq. They believed that the country was hiding weapons of mass destruction. It has been reported that President Bush claimed that he had been told by God to invade Iraq as part of a God-given mission to bring peace to the Middle East, security for Israel, and a state for the Palestinians, Many fundamentalist American Christians supported Bush’s belief. However, the Reverend Barry Lynn, of the US campaign group Americans United for Separation of Church and State, said US soldiers ‘are not Christian crusaders, they ought not to be depicted as such’.

 

  1. According to the information above, what type of war does President Bush suggest America and her allies would be fighting if they declared war on Iraq? ( 1 mark) ________________________________________
  2. Explain why the Reverend Barry Lynn said US soldiers ‘are not Christian crusaders, they ought not to be depicted as such’. ( 3 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  3. Fighting for peace is the most important thing that a Christian can do. Discuss this statement.

In your answer, you should:

  • Draw on your learning from across your course of study, including reference to beliefs,

teachings and practices within Christianity

  • Explain and evaluate the importance of points of view from the perspective of Christianity.

[15 marks]

 

 

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Religious Studies                              Year 11                 Revision

Religion, peace and conflict

 

  1. Describe the difference between absolute and conditional pacifism. ( 3 marks) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Identify three Christian groups who advocate pacifism. ( 3 marks) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

  1. Outline the reasons some Christians believe that it is right to be pacifists. ( 6 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

In 2003, the USA and the UK declared war on Iraq. They believed that the country was hiding weapons of mass destruction. It has been reported that President Bush claimed that he had been told by God to invade Iraq as part of a God-given mission to bring peace to the Middle East, security for Israel, and a state for the Palestinians, Many fundamentalist American Christians supported Bush’s belief. However, the Reverend Barry Lynn, of the US campaign group Americans United for Separation of Church and State, said US soldiers ‘are not Christian crusaders, they ought not to be depicted as such’.

 

  1. According to the information above, what type of war does President Bush suggest America and her allies would be fighting if they declared war on Iraq? ( 1 mark) ________________________________________
  2. Explain why the Reverend Barry Lynn said US soldiers ‘are not Christian crusaders, they ought not to be depicted as such’. ( 3 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  3. Fighting for peace is the most important thing that a Christian can do. Discuss this statement.

In your answer, you should:

  • Draw on your learning from across your course of study, including reference to beliefs,teachings and practices within Christianity
  • Explain and evaluate the importance of points of view from the perspective of Christianity.

[15 marks]

 

 

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There are many similarities in the lives of Jesus and Joseph. For your homework task, you should complete the ‘Joseph and Jesus’ graph which I emailed to you earlier today.
Before you begin, read each of the Bible references (note the genesis references are about Joseph). Fill in the blank spaces on the graph to show evidence of the similarities in the life of Jesus and Joseph. Keep the font and the page layout the same. Print your completed work in black and white or in colour.

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Revise the Christmas quiz. There will be a test next lesson.

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Revise the Christmas quiz. There will be a test next lesson.

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Revise the Christmas quiz. There will be a test next lesson.

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Create a list of 12 ways to illustrate ‘Ways to Know if God Exists‘.
Example “The intricate details that can only be seen under a microscope show us that God exists”. Sometimes we cannot see things with the naked eye but that does not mean that they are not there.
1…
2…etc.
Remember to write the date and h/w subheadings and then write your homework title. Ways to Know if God Exists

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Create a list of 12 ways to illustrate ‘Ways to Know if God Exists‘.
Example “The intricate details that can only be seen under a microscope show us that God exists”. Sometimes we cannot see things with the naked eye but that does not mean that they are not there.
1…
2…etc.
Remember to write the date and h/w subheadings and then write your homework title. Ways to Know if God Exists

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