Presentation on theme: "Starter My view on abortion is…. Mv view on abortion is…."— Presentation transcript:
1 StarterMy view on abortion is….Mv view on abortion is….
2 Todays Focus: What are the Muslim attitudes towards Abortion. Grade CWill be able to explain what ensoulment is and the teachings about abortion that Muslims agree on.Grade BWill be able to make links between Islam and Christian beliefs on the issue of abortion.Grade A/A*Will be able to formulate reasons why Muslims don’t agree on the issue of abortion.
3 Reasons for abortion…Look back at your diamond 9 Which reason would a Catholic agree with for having an abortion and why? Which reason would a Protestant (Church of England) agree with for having an abortion and why?
4 A MALE perspective…Watch the following clip… Do you think abortion affects MEN as much as WOMEN? Men have NO RIGHTS when it comes to making a decision about abortion. Do you AGREE with this?
5 Write down 4 things Muslims believe about abortion Islam and AbortionWatch the following clip (from the beginning to 2:20). A Muslim is talking about Islam and abortion.Write down 4 things Muslims believe about abortionPresereve life at all costs in all situations.Holy Quran talks about the slaying of your children for poverty is wrong.Life of the mother is at threat then the abortion should be allowed.Medical tests show that there will be a still birth or medical issues.Unwanted pregnancy= moral dilemma. The doctor becomes part of the service and feels that he has the power that might cause him moral issues. They have an option they do not have to be apart of the abortion.
6 Islam and AbortionUse the information sheets around the room to help you find out the following information.“ensoulment”Beliefs about abortion?DisagreementsDivide your book into three sections to help you organise the notes you make.
7 Ensoulment Muslims believe life is sacred and a gift from God and shouldbe protected.They also believe that life begins once the soul has entered the foetus (ensoulment). This happens at 120 days or 16 weeks.“Whoever has spared the life of a soul, has spared the life of all people” (Qur’an 5.32)
8 Abortion: what do Muslims believe? Muslims believe that abortion is wrong – but can be allowed in some cases.The only case that all Muslims agree on is when the mothers life is at risk because she has responsibilities already and is part of a family.
9 Abortion: what do Muslims believe? Abortion is not allowed if the parents cannot afford to care for it.“Kill not your offspring for fear of poverty; it is we who provide for them and for you.” (Qur’an 17:32)Abortion is not allowed afteradultery or because thepregnancy wasn’t planned.
10 Abortion: disagreements in Islam Muslims disagree on other reasons when abortion can be allowed.Some agree with abortion up to 16 weeks, others only up to 7 weeksIf a foetus has a seriousuntreatable defect or blooddisorder, then an abortionis permitted.
11 Abortion: disagreements in Islam Some Muslims would allow an abortion is the foetus had a deformity which would mean that the child could not live a normal life.Some Muslims would allow an abortion in cases of rape or incest, but others wouldn’t.
12 Grade CWill be able to explain what ensoulment is and the teachings about abortion that Muslims agree on.Grade BWill be able to make links between Islam and Christian beliefs on the issue of abortion.
13 Why do you think Muslims have different opinions on abortion and don’t all think the same?
14 Making linksYou have now looked at abortion from many different perspectives….I am Pro-lifeI am a MuslimI am a ChristianPro life and Pro choice connect to religious teachings.I am Pro-choiceWhere are the similarities and the differences?
15 Juno – the dilemmaWatch this clip from the beginning of the film “Juno” (time: 07:00 to 19:00)In the clip the main character, Juno McGuff, has a difficult decision to make.Whilst you are watching, think about the different options that are open to her.13 mins
16 Juno – your adviceI am a Christian and my advice is….I am pro-life and my advice is….I am pro-choice and my advice is….I am a Muslim and my advice is….Pick one view point and write a sentence explaining what Juno should do.
17 Grade BWill be able to make links between Islam and Christian beliefs on the issue of abortion.Grade A/A*Will be able to formulate reasons why Muslims don’t agree on the issue of abortion.
18 P19 ‘Explain why some followers of one religion other than Christianity do not agree with abortion’ 8Marks.Firstly Many Muslims do not agree with abortion because of the sanctity of life argument. (P) This means that all life is sacred and given by Allah and should not be tampered with. (E) Secondly Muslims beliefs about the soul also affect their views about abortion. (P) This is because…(E) (Use your searching research notes) Thirdly many Muslims will view abortion as the deliberate ending of a life which they consider to be wrong. (P) because…….(E) (Use your searching research notes) Finally…(Use your searching research notes)
19 P19 ‘Explain why some followers of one religion other than Christianity do not agree with abortion’ 8Marks.C Part QuestionPE PE PE PEPeer assessmentName and DateMark out of 8P at the end of each Point.E at the end of the example/explanation.Positive and Target.
20 Plenary – thirty wordsSum up what Muslims believe about abortion in less than 30 words.