Useful quotations for the GCSE units of "Religion and Equality", "Religion and the Media", and "Religion Peace and Justice".
Religion and the Media - http://quizlet.com/5862449/useful-quotations-b604-religion-and-the-media-flash-cards/
Religion, Peace and Justice - http://quizlet.com/12079458/useful-quotations-b604-religion-peace-and-justice-flash-cards/
Religion and Equality - http://quizlet.com/11897167/useful-quotations-b604-religion-and-equality-flash-cards/
Catholic Catechism Article 2266
"authority has the right and duty to inflict punishment proportionate to the gravity of the offence [...] Punishment has the primary aim of redressing the disorder."
"Anyone who does wrong will be repaid for his wrong, and there is no favoritism."
"Your eyes are open to all the ways of men; you reward everyone according to his conduct and as his deeds deserve."
The Republic (Plato)
"obviously have the qualities of wisdom, courage, self-discipline and justice."
"The only purpose for which power can rightly be exercised over members of a civilized community against his will is to prevent harm to others."
"If anyone injured his neighbour, whatever he has done must be done to him: fracture for fracture, eye for eye, tooth for tooth. As he has injured so he is to be injured."
"If you are slapped on the right cheek, turn the other, too."
"Never avenge yourselves. Leave that to God. Don't let evil get the best of you but conquer evil by doing good."
UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 5
"No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment."
"Everyone will hear about it and be afraid to act so arrogantly."
UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 3
"Eveyone has the right to life."
"I did not come to bring peace, but a sword [...] whoever loses their life for my sake will find it."
"Attack the land of Merathaim [...] declares the LORD."
"The Lord is a warrior."
Onward Christian Soldiers
"At the sight of triumph, Satan's host doth flee [...] Christ the royal master, leads against the foe."
"I will grant peace in the land [...] you will pursue your enemies, and they will fall by the sword before you."
Quaker Peace Testimony
"We utterly deny all outward wars."
"Those who live by the sword die by the sword."
"You have heard it said 'Love your friends, hate your enemies' But now I tell you: Love your enemies."
UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 1
"All humans are born free and equal in dignity and rights."
UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 2
"Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedom set forth in this declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinon, national or social origin, property, birth or status."
"Love your neighbour as yourself."
"There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus."
"So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them."
1 Corinthians 7:21-22
"Were you a slave [...] do not be concerned."
"Greet Priscilla and Aquilla, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus [...] Greet also the church that meets at their house."
1 Corinthians 11:3
"Now I want you to realise that [...] the head of the woman is man."
1 Corinthians 14:34
"Women should remain silent in the churches."
"Go and make disciples of all nations."
Catechism of the Roman Catholic Church (Evangelism)
"The church has the obligation [...] to evangelise all men."
"I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except by me."
"I now realise how true it is that God does not show favouritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right."
"Blessed are the peacemakers."
"Forgive us our sins, for we also forgive everyone who sins against us."
"If you forgive anyone his sins, they are forgiven."
"Forgive [...] so that your Father in heaven will forgive the wrongs you have done."
"This is my blood [...] which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins."
"You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the Earth beneath."
"Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable - if anything is excellent or praiseworthy - think about such things."
UN Declaration of Human Rights Article 19
"Everyone has the right to freedom of expression [...] without interference by public authority."