Lesson 6 – Christianity and human rights 2014

Report
To use media
clips, case
studies, biblical
quotes, and
independence to
understand why
human rights
are important
to Christians.
Grade C
All will be able to describe the
similarities between teachings
in the bible and human rights
laws.
Grade B
Most will be able to explain why
human rights are important to
Christians and give examples
of Christians and Christian
organisations who have worked
to improve human rights.
Grade A/A*
Some will be able to assess if
there if any conflict between
Christian beliefs and human
rights and express an opinion
on this.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_RrCCOrxXA
Was the company right OR wrong to fire the woman for wearing her cross?
Was the government right to support this decision?
Was this a breach of this woman's human rights?
The basic values and
teachings of the
Bible are summed up
in the TEN
COMMANDMENTS
(the DECALOGUE) in
the book of Exodus
and by the teaching
of Jesus in THE
SERMON ON THE
MOUNT in the
Gospel of Matthew.
Complete the
worksheet
comparing the
Bible to human
rights.
What are the
SIMILARITITES
?
Are there any
DIFFERENCES?
Would a Christian
object to any of
the featured
human rights?
CONCLUSION:
Christian values
are at the basis of
many of the human
rights provisions
we have today.
Grade C
All will be able to
describe the
similarities
between teachings
in the bible and
human rights.
Human rights are
important to ALL
Christians and ALL
Christian Churches
support the UDHR.
You may get asked
to explain WHY
human rights are
important for
Christians.
Take a full page in your book and complete the
following mind map…
Why human rights
are important for
Christians
Use the follkowing
picture clues and
prompts to add any
further ideas in PEN.
Add anything you can
think of yourself,
without prompts, in
PENCIL – try to get
AT LEAST 2 ideas.
“For God created
man in his own
image...”
(Genesis 1:27)
Take a full page in your book and complete the
following mind map…
Use the following slide
to add any that you
missed in GREEN PEN.
Why human rights
are important for
Christians
Use the follkowing
picture clues and
prompts to add any
further ideas in PEN.
Add anything you can
think of yourself,
without prompts, in
PENCIL – try to get
AT LEAST 2 ideas.
Grade B
Most will be
able to explain
why human
rights are
important to
Christians.
Use the following clips and prompts to
complete your worksheet
WHO?
William Wilberforce
WHAT?
In the past, many Christians have worked to
establish what we now know as human
rights.
Campaigned for the
abolishment of the slave
trade in the UK.
WHY?
Believed that everyone
was created EQUALLY by
God.
Didn’t believe it was
MORALLY right to use
people as slaves.
Wanted EVERYONE no
matter what their race to
be treated as EQUALS
with RESPECT and LOVE
as it teaches in the Bible.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eLU182rj0pA
WHO?
Desmond Tutu
WHAT?
Campaigned against
racism and the
APARTHEID in South
Africa
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v
=raG6eIL-LM0
WHY?
Believed that everyone was created EQUALLY by God.
Didn’t believe it was MORALLY treat someone as inferior because of
their race.
Wanted EVERYONE no matter what their race to be treated as EQUALS
with RESPECT and LOVE as it teaches in the Bible.
Today many Christians think the
government should put human
rights first – e.g. Spend money
on things that benefit society,
such as hospitals and schools
and care for the poor and
elderly.
Christians campaign for the
government to behave in a good
and morally correct way.
Christian believe they should be
involved in helping establish and
protect human rights by helping
the poor and suffering, working
for world peace and for fairer
sharing of the world resources.
WHO?
Christian Solidarity
Worldwide
WHAT?
Christian human rights
organisation working for
religious freedom through
advocacy – fighting for the
rights of those dying for
their faith.
HOW DO THEY HELP?
 Prayer
 Publicise
 Speak to those who are
suffering
 Protests
 Write letters
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDHfyMA
WG8U
Grade B
Most will be able to
give examples of
Christians and
Christian
organisations who
have worked to
improve human
rights.
Think about…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Crqo1W64GsA
What problems are raised in this clip for
Christians and human rights?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auVkVKZre3Y
What counter arguments does this clip raise?
Can you think of any other examples were
human rights may conflict with religious
beliefs?
Now write about…
Complete PAGE 59
QUESTIOIN 2
Do you think Christians can
fully support human rights for
ALL or are there too many
conflicting views?
Grade A/A*
Some will be able to
assess if there if
any conflict
between Christian
beliefs and human
rights and express
an opinion on this.
.
Draw a pyramid in the back of
your books and spit it into 3...
Think of a question
you would like
answering.
What have you been
reminded of today?
What have you learnt
today?

similar documents