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Against equal roles of men and women

'Wives be submissive to your husband.. Husbands treat them with respect as the weaker partner' - 1 Peter 3:1,7



'I will make a helper suitable for him' - Genesis 2:18

Both for and against equal roles of men and women

'Man and woman were created, which is to say, willed by God: on the one hand in perfect equality as human persons; on the other in their respective beings as man and woman' - Catechism of the Catholic Church 369

For equal roles of men and women

'There is neither Jew Nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus' - Galatians 3:28



Jesus treated a Samaritan woman as his equal - John 4

Against divorce

'The two will become one flesh... Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate' - Matthew 19:4



'If a man take a wife and after lying with her dislikes her, she shall continue to be his wife; he must not divorce her as long as he loves' - Deuteronomy 22

For divorce

'And he writes her a certificate of divorce, gives it to her, and send her from his house' - Deuteronomy 24



'For God so loved the world he gave his one and only son'



'Do not judge or you too will be judged' - Matthew 7:1

Parts of a marriage ceremony

The entrance - Genesis 2:18



The welcome and introduction - 'God gives the gift of the single life to some, the gift of the married life to others' - Corinthians



The Declarations - 'who is judge of all and knows all the secrets of our hearts' - 'For you created my inmost being' - Psalm 139



The vows - 'til death do us part' - Matthew 19:4



The rings - Deuteronomy 22

For remarriage

'Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us' - the Lords Prayer



'For God so loved the world he gave his one and only son'

Against remarriage

'Anyone who marries the divorced woman commits adultery' - Matthew 5



'A wife must not separate from her husband but if she does she must remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband' - 1 Corinthians 7:10-11



'What God has joined together let man not separate' - Matthew 19:4

Sexual relationships

'Be fruitful and increase in number' - Genesis 1:28



'They will become one flesh. The man and his wider were both naked, and they felt no shame' - Genesis 2:24

Sexual sin

'You should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honourable' - Thessalonians

Adultery

'You shall not commit adultery' - Deuteronomy 5:18



'Neither do I condemn you Jesus declared. Go now and leave your life of sin' - John 8

Against homosexuality

'To lie with another man is detestable' - Leviticus 18:22

Both for and against homosexuality

'You shall not commit adultery'- Deuteronomy 5:18

For homosexuality

'For I know my plans I have for you. Plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope' - Jeremiah 29:11

Against Contraception

'Be fruitful and increase in number' - Genesis 1:28



'For I know the plans I have for you' - Jeremiah 29:11

For suicide

'The heart of man plans his way'

Against suicide

'Thou shalt not commit murder' - Exodus 20:13



'You are not your own' - 1 Corinthians 6



'I know the plan I have for you, a plan for welfare and not evil to give you a future and a hope' - Jeremiah 29:11

Against abortion

'Thou shalt not kill' - Exodus 20:13



'Before I formed you in the womb I knew you' - Jeremiah 1:5

For abortion

'So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it; for him it is sin' - James 4:17



'Do to others what you would have them do to you' - Matthew 7:12

Both for and against abortion

'Let each of you look not only to his interests, but also to the interests of others' - Philippians 2:4

For fertility treatment

'Be fruitful and increase in number' - Genesis 1:28



'So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you' - Matthew 7:12

Against fertility treatment

'Thou shalt not kill' - Exodus 20:13 (IVF)



'You shall not commit adultery' - Deuteronomy 5:18 (AID and egg donation)



'Hannah had no children - the Lord had closed her womb' - 1 Samuel 1:6



'The fruit of the womb is a reward' - Psalm 127:3

For cloning

'Let them rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air' - Genesis 1:26

Against cloning

'Thou shalt not kill' - Exodus 20:13



'For you created my inmost being' - Psalm 139



'Wisdom and power are his' - Daniel 2:20

For animals used for medical research

God only breathed into humans and only they have souls - Genesis 2:7



Man created last, the pinnacle of Gods creation - Genesis



Let man rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air - Genesis 1:26

Against animals used for medical research

'Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God - Luke 12:6



'Blessed are the meek' - Matthew

Against euthanasia

'There is a time to be born and a time to die'



'Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit.. You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honour God with your body' - 1 Corinthians 6

For euthanisia

'So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you' - Matthew 7:12



'Open your mouth for the mute' - Proverbs 31

Beliefs about equality

Love - 'love one another as I have loved you' - John


'Love your neighbour as yourself' - Matthew



Justice - 'Do not deprive the alien or fatherless of justice' - Deuteronomy



Sanctity of life - 'let us make man in our image' - Genesis 1:26

Racism

'From one man he made every nation of men' - Acts 17:26



'There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus' - Galatians 3:28



The Parable of the Good Samaritan - Luke 10

Taking action

'Faith by itself, if it is not accompanied by action, is dead'

Against gender equality

'Wives be submissive to your husbands.. Husbands treat them with respect as the weaker partner' - 1 Peter 3:1,7

Both for and against gender equality

'Man and woman have been created, which is to say willed, by God: on the one hand, in perfect equality as human persons; on the other in their respective beings as man and woman' - Catechism of the Catholic Church 369

For gender equality

'There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female for you are all one in Christ Jesus' - Galatians 3:28

Against other religions

'I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the father except through me' - John 14:6



'I believe in one God, the Father Almighty' - Nicene Creed

Other religions are partly correct

'The Catholic Church recognises In other religions that search... For the God who is unknown' - Catechism of the Catholic Church 843

For other religions

'In my fathers house there are many rooms' - John 14:2

Evangelism

'Therefore go and make disciples of all nations' - Matthew 28:19



'The Church still has the obligation and also the scared right to evangelise all men' - Catechism of the Catholic Church 848

Gods forgiveness

'For God so loved the world he gave his one and only son' - John 3:16

Forgiveness

They admit they're not perfect - 'and forgive us our sins and we forgive those who trespass against us' - the Lords Prayer



If people do bad things, Christians should respond with love - 'love your enemies, do good to those who hate you' - Luke 6:27



Forgiveness is good but hatred is evil - 'do not be overcome by evil but overcome evil with good' - Romans 12:21



You must forgive to be forgiven- 'for if you forgive men when they sin against you, your Heavenly Father will also forgive you'



Jesus' example - 'forgive them, for they do not know what they're doing'

Repentance

'But unless you repent you too will all perish' - Luke 13:5

Reconciliation

'first go and be reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift' - Matthew 5

Christianity's portrayal in the media: TV

Vicar of Dibley



The Simpsons

Christianity's portrayal in the media: religious figures

Tabloids



Moral authority



The queen and Pope Francis



Dr John sentamu



Jesus

Christianity's portrayal in the media: Books

The Chronicles of Narnia



A Life for God



The God Delusion

Christianity's portrayal in the media: Films

Bruce Almighty



The Passion of the Christ

Evangelism

'Therefore go and make disciples of all nations' - Matthew 28:19

For violence in the media

'He overturned the tables of the money- changers and the benches of those selling doves' - Mark 11:15

Against violence in the media

'For all who draws the sword will die by the sword' - Matthew 26:52



'Blessed are the peacemakers' - Matthew 5:9

For sex in the media

'Be fruitful and increase in number' - Genesis 1:28



'For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money' - Ecclesiastes 7:12

Against sex in the media

'You should avoid sexual immorality' - 1 Thessalonians 4:3-5

Against swearing

'But I tell you, do not swear at all'

For censorship

'There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female for you are all one in Christ Jesus' - Galatians 3:28



'If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also' - Matthew 5:39

For censorship and freedom of speech

'Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover up for evil' - 1Peter 2:16



'Be careful, however, that the exercise of your freedom does not become a stumbling block for the weak' -1 Corinthians 8:9



'Do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature' - Galatians 5:13



'Do not judge or you too will be judged' - Matthew 7:1

For freedom of speech

'For my thoughts are not your thoughts neither are your ways my ways declares the Lord' - Isaiah 55:8



'Let us make man in our image' - Genesis 1:26