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Explain how the beliefs you have outlined might be used by a Christian concerned about issues of prejudice and discrimination in society. In your answer refer to one or more types of prejudice listed in the specification.

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R.E coursework question 2 Explain how the beliefs you have outlined might be used by a Christian concerned about issues of prejudice and discrimination in society. In your answer refer to one or more types of prejudice listed in the specification. Consider whether all Christians would respond in the same ways. All Christians should be concerned about prejudice and discrimination in society. A Christian who was concerned about prejudice or discrimination in society should do their best to stop it, or should not lower themselves to the level of the people being prejudiced or discriminating. This means that they should not be prejudiced themselves and should try to stop it happening, for example a manager of a workplace ...read more.

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I say this because if white people were racially abusing a black person, and another black person helped them, then both of them would get abused, and this might stop a black person from intervening. However if a white person helped a black person who was being abused, the other white people would see that not all white people hated black people and might change their ways. An example of where this happened was the parable of the Good Samaritan, where the stranger of a different race helped a man who was not helped by his own race. Another example of discrimination is sexism. ...read more.

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they would not intervene for rear that they would also be abused and might be more abused for trying to stop the abusers. Another reason that I think not al Christians would respond by trying to stop the discrimination is because they don't think it is wrong. A person who did not do to church may not have heard any readings or gospels that condemn discrimination. In conclusion, I think that a Christian concerned about discrimination and prejudice in society should try and not do it themselves, and they should try and stop people who do it. However, I think that not all Christians would respond in the same way mainly because of fear that they would be abused, but also because they don't think it is wrong. ...read more.

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