Presentation on theme: "ALL (E GRADE): Will be able to describe what social injustice is and give examples of it MOST (C GRADE): Will be able to describe what social injustice."— Presentation transcript:
ALL (E GRADE): Will be able to describe what social injustice is and give examples of it MOST (C GRADE): Will be able to describe what social injustice is, give examples of it and describe how Christians might work to stop it SOME (A GRADE): Will be able to explain what social injustice is and evaluate whether Liberation theology is effective against social injustice LO: TO EXPLORE WHAT IS MEANT BY ‘SOCIAL INJUSTICE’ Starter: What are these pictures all examples of?
How can we define social injustice? Social injustice is the unfair treatment of people in society. What examples can you give of social injustice? Describe at least 3 in your book. LO: To explore what is meant by ‘social injustice’ Racism? Sexism? Ageism? Unfair imprisonment? Poverty? Oppression by governments?
How could we use the poem and the quote to explain the importance of social justice? The poem was written by German Pastor Martin Niemöller about the cowardice of German intellectuals following the Nazis' rise to power and the purging of their chosen targets, group after group. The quote below is usually attributed to Edmund Burke. LO: To explore what is meant by ‘social injustice’
Which of the following Bible quotes could be used to describe how Christians respond to social injustice? ‘Do to others as you would have them do to you.’ Luke 6:31 ‘Love thy neighbour’ Matthew 12:31 ‘You shall have no other gods before me.’ Exodus 20:3 ‘There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.’ Galatians 3:28 “With all your heart you must trust the Lord and not your own judgment.” Proverbs 3:5 ‘God does not show favouritism.’ Romans 2:11 ‘For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.’ John 3:16 Use the correct quotes to answer : ‘Explain why working towards social justice is important to some Christians.’ You need to explain how working towards social justice is central to Christian teaching – using the quotes above to help you and also how working towards social justice reduces suffering. LO: To explore what is meant by ‘social injustice’