Christians must deal with the modern issues of prejudice, discrimination, poverty and injustice.
What is prejudice?
Prejudice is denying somebody the right to life.
Prejudice is having an unfavourable view of someone before you get to know them.
Prejudice is taking action that stops a person having a fair chance.
What is discrimination?
Discrimination is denying somebody the right to life.
Discrimination is having an unfavourable view of someone before you get to know them.
Discrimination is taking action that stops a person having a fair chance.
What is positive discrimination?
Positive discrimination is when a person with a disadvantage is given another limitation to cope with.
Positive discrimination is when someone is given special privileges to compensate for a perceived disadvantage.
Positive discrimination is when an offender is put in prison to take them away from society.
Which of these is a cause of prejudice?
being born abroad
How can prejudice affect society?
It can help people understand each other.
It can create an atmosphere of fear.
It can make everybody happy.
Which of these is a basic Christian teaching used to argue against prejudice?
God has favourites.
Men are superior to women.
God made humans in His image.
What did Jesus teach about how to treat others?
Only help people who can do you a favour.
Love your neighbour as yourself.
Only help people of your own race.
Why does the Roman Catholic Church only ordain men as priests?
The first people Jesus appeared to after the resurrection were men.
Women are inferior to men.
A priest stands in the place of Christ who was a man.
How did Martin Luther King, Jr. fight prejudice and discrimination?
He was a civil rights activist who spoke up against racism.
He campaigned for votes for women.
He believed same sex couples should be allowed to marry.
What is absolute poverty?
Absolute poverty is when someone has enough money for food and clothing but not for luxuries.
Absolute poverty is when someone is not as well off as most people in their country.
Absolute poverty is when someone does not have enough money to access basic human needs.
Why are countries LEDCs?
They have a large income due to technology and industry.
They do not have enough industry or technology for their people to make a living.
They have a lot of natural resources that they can make use of.
Why is being in debt bad for an LEDC?
A lot of the money it earns has to be used to pay off interest on the debt rather than on education or healthcare for its citizens.
It cannot buy luxuries.
It cannot buy weapons.
What is fair trade?
Fair trade is a movement to ensure fair prices for farmers in LEDCs.
Fair trade is a movement to ensure large profits for large multinational companies.
Fair trade is a movement that makes people work for as little money as possible.
What is the message of the parable of the good Samaritan?
Only help those who can help you in return.
Always care for people in need, regardless of their background.
Each individual should only think about him or herself.
What is the aim of Liberation Theology?
The aim of Liberation Theology is to get prisoners released from jail.
The aim of Liberation Theology is to end poverty.
The aim of Liberation Theology is to get enemy forces out of a country.