Religion, Peace and Conflict – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two contrasting beliefs in contemporary British society about when violence is justified. Explain two similar beliefs about terrorism. Explain two similar beliefs about reconciliation. If the question refers to ‘beliefs in contemporary British society’, at least one part of your answer must be about Christian views. 5 mark questions Explain two religious… Read More Religion, Peace and Conflict – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

Religion, Peace and Conflict – REVISION QUESTIONS

What does the word ‘justified’ mean? Why did Nelson Mandela think that violent protest might be justifiable? Why did Nelson Mandela change and use non-violent protest? Why did Martin Luther King use non-violent protest? What is meant by the word ‘peace’? What is meant by the word ‘reconciliation’? What is meant by the word ‘justice’?… Read More Religion, Peace and Conflict – REVISION QUESTIONS

Religion, Peace and Conflict – KEY QUOTES / TEACHINGS

Key Quotes/Teachings   Christianity   “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us” (Jesus – Forgiveness/Reconciliation) “Forgive them father, they know not what they do.” (Jesus – Forgiveness/Reconciliation) “Forgive not seven times but seventy times seven” (Jesus – Forgiveness/Reconciliation) “Hate the sin not the sinner” (St Augustine – Reconciliation) “Do not… Read More Religion, Peace and Conflict – KEY QUOTES / TEACHINGS

Religion, Peace and Conflict – VIOLENT PROTEST AND TERRORISM

Violent Protest and Terrorism   Both Christianity and Islam would say that believers have a duty to protest against social injustice and to fight for freedom. However, both religions would say that protests should be non violent in nature. Christian Teachings                   ‘Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God’ (Jesus)… Read More Religion, Peace and Conflict – VIOLENT PROTEST AND TERRORISM

Religion, Peace and Conflict – FORGIVENESS AND RECONCILIATION

Forgiveness Many of the teachings found in the Religion, Crime and Punishment section are relevant here. Remember, in Christianity forgiveness can be given even if no remorse is shown. In Islam, remorse must be shown by those who have done wrong.   Forgiveness is a key religious teaching in both Christianity and Islam. Following armed… Read More Religion, Peace and Conflict – FORGIVENESS AND RECONCILIATION