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Religious Studies

Asked by Magpie

Explain two ways in which belief in the creation story influences christians today. refer to scripture or sacred writing in your answer

Genesis 1:26 - "Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens" . This inspires christians to show stewardship to God's word, by looking after nature that has been created by God and gifted to humans. It would lead them to look after nature and be caretakers of the earth. Another way it influences Christians... more

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What is the authority of the Qur’an?

In Islam, the Quran is believed to be the word of God (Allah), which was revealed to the final Prophet, Muhammad ﷺ through the Angel Gabriel over a span of 23 years. It has been unchanged and completely preserved since the time of revelation and is believed by Muslims to be the ultimate form of guidance. It contains advice, prohibitions and stories to reflect upon such that one can better themselv... more

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Asked by Imad

2 ways the crucifixion influence Christians

1. It was a sign that God loves his people as he sacrificed his own son for our sins so we now have Easter to remind us of that important day. 2. It cemented Christians belief in God as Jesus then rose from the dead 3 days later so it was a sure sign that God exists.

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Asked by Isabella

What is the authority of the Qur’an?

The Qur'an is the most important source of authority as it is believed to be the revealed word of God. Muslims believe it is the most sacred text and contains ultimate guidance for all humankind. There is more on the BBC bite-size website. Hope this helps!

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Asked by Zahraa

Give two ways in which believing that God is all loving might influence Christians today

1. If a Christian truly believes God is all loving, then it stops that person from discriminating against people with different views. 2. They might also forgive themselves and others more easily because, if God loves that person, then so should you.

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Asked by Jasmine

Explain 2 Christian beliefs about sun

1. God created the sun. This teaches Christians that as God has created something as powerful as the sun, he has created everything in the universe. This shows he is the creator and has the most power. 2. The sun played a role in the beginning of the universe when God said, "Let there be light." This shows the sun was vital for life and creation of the universe.

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Asked by Roua

Explain two similar religious beliefs about reconciliation

1. Christians believe that in order to be forgiven by God, they must forgive others so should work to reconcile with one another and repair their relationships in order to be forgiven. 2.As Jesus said to "Love thy neighbour", we should strive towards forgiving each other as Jesus taught us that is the most loving thing to do. Also, a disciple asked Jesus how many times he should forgive a person... more

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Asked by Theo

Explain 2 contrasting beliefs in contemporary british society about sexual relationships before marriage

Some people believe that sexual relations before marriage should not be a problem as it is your choice what to do with your body. A healthy sexual relationship with your spouse is also important for a happy and healthy marriage and waiting until after the wedding may not be a good idea as it could turn out that the 2 people are sexually incompatible. On the other hand, others believe that sex befo... more

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Asked by Priya

Two Christian teachings about the causes of sin

One Christian teaching about the cause of sin can be taken from the Original Sin in The Book of Genesis. This describes when Adam and Eve disobeyed Gods and ate the forbidden fruit and were thus punished by being separated from God, sent out of Heaven and down to Earth. Now through the lineage starting from Adam and Eve it is thought that we all inherit their “original sin” and sin ourselves. Sinc... more

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Asked by Raya

Explain two reasons why baptism is important

1. Baptism brings your child into the world of Christianity and officially makes them a child of God. This means they can have their 1st Communion, their Confirmation and can get married in a church. Finally, it means they have a chance of going to Heaven when they die. 2. It also strengthens the parents tie to the religion as it shows God that they want their child to follow on their footsteps a... more

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