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Religion and Ethics Final
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Those who oppose the death penalty are called ______________________________.
Those who favor capital punishment are called ______________________________.
Those who oppose capital punishment not out of principle but out of procedural reasons are called _____________________________.
Please give an Old Testament reference (Book and chapter) to capital punishment for sexual sins:
Please give an Old Testament reference (Book and chapter) to capital punishment for violations against the sanctity of life:
Please give an Old Testament reference (Book and chapter) to capital punishment for violations against the purity of the worship of God:
Please mention the one passage in the Bible that was given prior to the Mosaic law (the law given to the Jews) and links the sanctity of life and the death penalty together (the so called life-for-life principle):
Even if one accepts the life-for-life principle, we have to admit that the Bible places significant limits on its application. Please mention one limitation and give Biblical evidence for it (Book and chapter).
accidental killings Genesis 4
Please mention 2 arguments for capital punishment:
1. Its a deterrent against crime
2. Its not cruel and unusual punishment
Please mention 2 arguments against capital punishment:
1. Reform becomes Impossible
2. Mistakes are Inevitable and Irreversible
Most biblical scholars believe Gen 2:24 ("Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and clings to his wife, and they become one flesh.") is a reference to marriage. Please give one biblical reason with Bible evidence (Book and chapter) that Gen 2:24 really refers to marriage.
Please mention the Old Testament Bible reference (Book and chapter) in which a sexual code is established (incest, homosexuality, adultery, cultic prostitution, and even bestiality is prohibited).
Please mention the New Testament Bible reference (Book and chapter) that affirms singleness:
1 Corinthians 7
Please mention 2 Old Testament references (Book and chapter) with regard to homosexuality:
Please mention 2 New Testament references (Book and chapter) with regard to homosexuality (not Rom 1):
1 Cor 6:9
1 Tim 1
Rom 1:26-27 states: "Their women exchanged natural intercourse for unnatural, and in the same way also the men, giving up natural intercourse with women, were consumed with passion for one another. Men committed shameless acts with men and received in their own persons the due penalty for their error." Please give one reason in favor of homosexuality and one against homosexuality:
favor: The passage is talking about religous prostitutes of other cultures
against: Why would God make a rule that is for everyone else and not his people?
Masturbation is a topic in which the Bible is almost entirely silent. Where in Scripture is sexual fantasy that normally accompanies masturbation called lust and lust is equated with adultery? (Book and chapter)
Please mention one biblical principle with biblical evidence (Book and chapter) that one can do to keep sexually pure and avoid sexual temptations:
1 Cor 6
Approximately how many states in the U.S. do still administer the death penalty:
Mention one biblical story that confirms the fact that sex does not glue a relationship.
When we talk today about the morality of war compared to ancient Israel in the Old Testament, what is the major distinguishing difference between them (Israel) and modern nations living in the present age? Israel was a __________________________________.
Please mention the two opposite views on the morality of war:
T. or F. The New Testament reflects a spirit of pacifism.
Where in the New Testament does Jesus call the peace maker "blessed?" (Book and chapter)
There are two groups of pacifists. Please mention them:
Did the Early Christians (during the first few centuries) serve in the military?
Please mention one Bible passage in favor of pacifism outside of the Gospels (Book and chapter):
Please mention one Bible passage just war advocates employ for their positions (Book and chapter):
Please mention two guidelines for going into just war:
Please mention two guidelines for conducting a just war:
What is the Seventh-day Adventist position on war:
What is of the most recent challenge to the just war position:
How (by what means) did God prevent in Old Testament times the accumulation of wealth within one family/person?
A sabbatical year
A year of jubilee
Please mention one Bible passage (Book and chapter) that speaks against the accumulation of wealth?
Please mention one Bible passage (Book and chapter) that speaks favorably about wealth as God's blessing to be enjoyed?
According to your teacher, is the following statement true or false (circle). "Debt is a tool to create wealth."
Please mention on Bible passage (Book and chapter) that speaks against debts:
What are the two views on environmental ethics:
Why has Wall Street come under increasing scrutiny in the last few years? In other words, what was the most visible issue?
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