Christianity and Peace

                          Year 12 Religion and Peace
                                   SOR II



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Syllabus Breakdown

                       Based on sample question
                          2007 sample paper




Monday...
Outline (Level 2) the principal teachings about
            peace in Christianity
            Demonstrate (Level 2) how Ch...
Specimen exam SOR II, p.22
                           Question 1 (20 marks)

            • For each of TWO religious tradi...
Specimen Exam 2007, rubric, p.22
             In your answer you will be assessed on
             how well you:
          ...
What’s the question asking?
      • Identifies an appropriate sacred text
      • Makes comprehensive judgement on guidanc...
Content for first syllabus point

                 •investigate the understanding of peace and how it is
             info...
Peace in sacred texts – the New Testament
                                      (Christian Scriptures)
 • Investigate the ...
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THE CHRISTIAN WAY TO INNER
              PEACE
                       The Beatitudes
                         Mt 5: 3–10

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Blessed are the poor in spirit, for
         theirs is the kingdom of heaven.




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Blessed are those who mourn, for
                            they will be comforted.




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Blessed are the meek, for they will
                               inherit the earth.




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Blessed are those who hunger and thirst
       for righteousness, for they will be filled.




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Blessed are the merciful, for they
                             will receive mercy.




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Blessed are the
      pure in heart, for
        they will see
            God.


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Blessed are the peacemakers, for
                       they will be called children of God.




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Blessed are those
       who are persecuted
        for righteousness’
       sake, for theirs is the
       kingdom of he...
Peace in sacred texts – NT

•Jewish background to
 peace – 5  th
 commandment: “You
 shall not kill” (Ex 20:13;
 cf. Mt 5:...
Peace in sacred texts – NT
•Peace is ‘relational’ –
 it exists between
 people and God, or
 between individuals or
 among ...
Peace in sacred texts – NT

•Peace as individual (‘navel gazing’) is
 not found in the Jewish scriptures, nor
 in the Chri...
Peace in sacred texts – NT

•Jesus not only offers peace (Jn 14:27)
 but embodies this peace in his own
 person – ministry...
Some key sacred texts in the
                            New Testament


                                                2...
•Jesus cures woman afflicted by a 12 year
  flow of blood – ‘Daughter, your faith has
  made you well, go in peace, and be...
•John’s Gospel – bestowal of peace on
  disciples after the resurrection




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•Luke contains greatest number of
      references to peace




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• Luke 1:79 to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of
   death, to guide our feet into the way of pe...
• Luke 12:51 Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I
   tell you, but rather division.
 • Luke 14:32 A...
•Write out the text from Eph 2
      (Eph 2:13-14, 17)
     •What is it saying?



Monday, 28 June 2010
• “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far
   off have been brought near by the blood of
   Christ. For he is our pe...
•Write down KEY WORDS or
                associations from this passage;
                what do they mean?



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  1. 1. Christianity and Peace Year 12 Religion and Peace SOR II Monday, 28 June 2010
  2. 2. Syllabus Breakdown Based on sample question 2007 sample paper Monday, 28 June 2010
  3. 3. Outline (Level 2) the principal teachings about peace in Christianity Demonstrate (Level 2) how Christianity guides the individual in achieving inner peace Discuss (Level 5) how Christianity is contributing to world peace Monday, 28 June 2010
  4. 4. Specimen exam SOR II, p.22 Question 1 (20 marks) • For each of TWO religious traditions, identify (1) a sacred text and explain (2) how that text guides individuals in their quest for inner peace Monday, 28 June 2010
  5. 5. Specimen Exam 2007, rubric, p.22 In your answer you will be assessed on how well you: •Incorporate significant aspects of religion to illustrate your answer •Use language and terminology appropriate to the study of religion [glossary of terms] •Present ideas clearly in a well-structured answer Monday, 28 June 2010
  6. 6. What’s the question asking? • Identifies an appropriate sacred text • Makes comprehensive judgement on guidance provided by the chosen text • Integrates significant and relevant aspects of the tradition to effectively support the judgement • Integrates specific terminology relevant to the sacred text and the quest for inner peace • Presents a sustained, logical and well-structured response Monday, 28 June 2010
  7. 7. Content for first syllabus point •investigate the understanding of peace and how it is informed through significant writings (within sacred texts for TWO religious traditions) drawn from the New Testament Monday, 28 June 2010
  8. 8. Peace in sacred texts – the New Testament (Christian Scriptures) • Investigate the understanding of peace & how it is informed through significant writings within sacred texts • Investigate = plan, inquire into, draw conclusions about (would seem to imply some basic research) Monday, 28 June 2010
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  10. 10. Monday, 28 June 2010
  11. 11. 11 Monday, 28 June 2010
  12. 12. THE CHRISTIAN WAY TO INNER PEACE The Beatitudes Mt 5: 3–10 Monday, 28 June 2010
  13. 13. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Monday, 28 June 2010
  14. 14. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Monday, 28 June 2010
  15. 15. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. Monday, 28 June 2010
  16. 16. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Monday, 28 June 2010
  17. 17. Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. Monday, 28 June 2010
  18. 18. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Monday, 28 June 2010
  19. 19. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Monday, 28 June 2010
  20. 20. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Monday, 28 June 2010
  21. 21. Peace in sacred texts – NT •Jewish background to peace – 5 th commandment: “You shall not kill” (Ex 20:13; cf. Mt 5:21); also the word shalom Monday, 28 June 2010
  22. 22. Peace in sacred texts – NT •Peace is ‘relational’ – it exists between people and God, or between individuals or among communities Monday, 28 June 2010
  23. 23. Peace in sacred texts – NT •Peace as individual (‘navel gazing’) is not found in the Jewish scriptures, nor in the Christian Scriptures, as a recommended trait. Monday, 28 June 2010
  24. 24. Peace in sacred texts – NT •Jesus not only offers peace (Jn 14:27) but embodies this peace in his own person – ministry, death and resurrection (Eph 2:14) Monday, 28 June 2010
  25. 25. Some key sacred texts in the New Testament 25 Monday, 28 June 2010
  26. 26. •Jesus cures woman afflicted by a 12 year flow of blood – ‘Daughter, your faith has made you well, go in peace, and be healed of your disease’ (Mk 5:34) Monday, 28 June 2010
  27. 27. •John’s Gospel – bestowal of peace on disciples after the resurrection Monday, 28 June 2010
  28. 28. •Luke contains greatest number of references to peace Monday, 28 June 2010
  29. 29. • Luke 1:79 to give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.” • Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace among those with whom he is pleased!” • Luke 2:29 “Lord, now you are letting your servant* depart in peace, according to your word; • Luke 7:50 And he said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.” • Luke 8:48 And he said to her, “Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace.” • Luke 10:5 Whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this house!’ • Luke 10:6 And if a son of peace is there, your peace will rest upon him. But if not, fit will return to you. Monday, 28 June 2010
  30. 30. • Luke 12:51 Do you think that I have come to give peace on earth? No, I tell you, but rather division. • Luke 14:32 And if not, while the other is yet a great way off, he sends a delegation and asks for terms of peace. • Luke 19:38 saying, “Blessed is the King who comes in the name of the Lord! Peace in heaven and glory in the highest!” • Luke 19:42 saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. • Luke 24:36 As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” Monday, 28 June 2010
  31. 31. •Write out the text from Eph 2 (Eph 2:13-14, 17) •What is it saying? Monday, 28 June 2010
  32. 32. • “But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. For he is our peace; in his flesh he has made both groups into one and has broken down the dividing wall, that is, the hostility between us…So he came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near” Monday, 28 June 2010
  33. 33. •Write down KEY WORDS or associations from this passage; what do they mean? Monday, 28 June 2010
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