Crime and Punishment Quotes

Jeni McClean
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Jeni McClean
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AQA GCSE RS Paper 2 Christianity and Islam

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Jesus (in Matthew's Gospel) on how we should avoid the causes of crime "You have heard it was said to the people long ago, 'You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgement.' But now I tell you do not get angry"
Jesus on how we should treat each other "Love your neighbour as you love yourself."
OT (Exodus) Ten Commandments on how we shouldn't be jealous / greedy "Do not covet (desire) that which is not yours."
St Paul on how we should interact with each other Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy. Without holiness no one will see God.
Deuteronomy (Old Testament) on the importance of doing the just thing "Follow justice and justice alone so that you may live well."
Proverbs (OT) on the importance of Justice "When justice is done, it brings joy to the righteous but terror to evildoers."
Jesus (in Luke's Gospel) on forgiveness and punishment "If your brother sins, rebuke (tell off) him and if he repents (is sorry), forgive him."
Jesus (in Matthew's Gospel) on how we are doing God's work when we care for others 'lesser' than us "Whatever you do for the least of my brothers you do it for me."
Jesus in Matthew's Gospel on how we should forgive endlessly "Forgive not seven times but seventy seven times."
Jesus in the Lords Prayer, on the 2 parts of forgiveness "Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us."
Ezekiel (Old Testament) on reform being more important than retribution "I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn from their evil ways and live."
Genesis on how killers should be killed "Whoever sheds the blood of a man, his blood will be shed."
Quran on what Allah thinks of people who show care for others "Do good to others, surely Allah loves those who do good to others."
Quran on how we should use judgement "Allah commands it that when you judge a man you do it with justice."
Quran justifying corporal punishment for thieves "As for the thief, male or female, cut off their hands: a punishment by way of an example."
Quran on Capital Punishment as retribution "If anyone is killed unjustly, we have granted the right of retribution to his heir (relative)."
St Paul (In Romans) on whose rules we should follow "Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established."
Pope Francis (Roman Catholic) on how we should act justly "Focusing on poverty and sacrificing for the poor are the heart of the Gospel. If Christians donŐt dig deep and generously open up their wallets, they do not have genuine faith."
Quran on only using God's rules to judge "Those who do not judge according to what God has revealed are doing grave wrong."
Quran on avoiding alcohol "O you who believe. Intoxicants (e.g. alcohol) is an abomination (disgusting). Avoid so that you may be successful."
Jesus (in Matthew's Gospel) on treating prisoners with respect (and so doing God's work) "Come, you who are blessed by my Father...For...I was in prison and you came to visit me." (When you did it for the least of my brothers you did it for me.)
Jesus on how we are all seen equally by God "Everyone is welcome to my Father's table."
St Paul in Galatians (New Testament) on how we are all seen equally by God "There is neither Jew nor Gentile, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus."
St Paul in Galatians (New Testament) on retribution "A man reaps what he sows."
Quran on the importance of Justice "God commands justice...and prohibits wrongdoing, and injustice."
St Paul in Romans on a reasob for suffering "Suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope."
Jesus (in Luke's Gospel) demonstrates how we should treat enemies "One of the disciples struck the servant of the High Priest, cutting off his right ear. But Jesus answered 'No more of this!' And He touched the man's ear and healed him."
Quran on following the correct path " are sure to be tested through your possessions and persons; you are sure to hear much that is hurtful...If you are steadfast and mindful of God, that is the best course."
Hadith on how we should treat those less fortunate than ourselves "Be compassionate toward the destitute."
Exodus on how retribution is acceptable "If there is serious injury, you are to take life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, burn for burn, wound for wound, bruise for bruise."
Jesus demonstrates forgives by forgiving a prostitute (John's Gospel) but tells her to reform "I do not condemn you...Go and sin no more."
St Paul in Romans on showing compassion to enemies, and God will punish "Do not take revenge but leave room for God's wrath. If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink...Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good".
Jesus (in John's Gospel) on how we can't jusge as we are all sinners "Let him who is without sin cast the first stone..."
Jesus in the Lord's Prayer (Matthew's Gospel) on the two parts of forgiveness "Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us."
Quran on retribution, but also the value in forgiveness "We prescribed for them a life for a life, an eye for an eye, a nose for a nose, an ear for an ear, a tooth for a tooth, an equal wound for a wound; if anyone forgoes this out of charity, it will serve as atonement for his bad deeds."
Quran permits corporal punishment "The woman and the man guilty of adultery flog each one of them with a hundred stripes."
Quran permits corporal punishment "As to the thief, male or female, cut off their hands; a punishment by way of an example."
Proverbs (Old Testament) suggests corporal punishement (smacking children) is permitted "He who spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them."
Psalms (Old Testament) accepts corporal punishement "I will punish transgressions (sin) with the rod."
Jesus on showing compassion to prisoners "Whatever you do for one of the least of these brothers of mine (prisoners), you do it for me."
Quran on corporal punishment as a deterrent "Cut off the hands of thieves, whether they be a man or woman, as punishment for what they have done - a deterrent from God."
Faysal Burhan on the aims of Shariah law "The spirit and essence of Islamic Law in its severe penalty is to save lives, stop corruption, disallow mischief, serve justice, build a safer and apply little to no penalty."
Nicene Creed on forgiveness "I believe in the remission (forgiveness) of sins."
Jesus forgives his enemies on the cross (Luke's Gospel) "Father forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing."
Quran on forgiveness, both between people and from God "...let them pardon and forgive. Do you not wish that God should forgive you? God is most forgiving and merciful.
Quran on how God will forgive those who pardon others "If someone pardons and puts things right, his reward is with Allah."
Hadith on how God will forgive if we pardon others "Pardon each other's faults and God will grant you honour."
Exodus on how retribution is acceptable "Life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth."
Ezekiel (Old Testament) on how God prefers reform to retribution "I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn away from their ways and live."
Ten Commandments (Exodus, OT) on how we are forbidden from murdering "You shall not murder."
Pope Francis (Roman Catholic) on banning the death penalty around the world "This conviction (that human life and dignity should be protected) has led me, from the beginning of my ministry, to advocate (speak in favour of) at different levels for the global abolition (removal) of the death penalty. I am convinced that this way is the best, since every life is sacred(holy), every human person is endowed (given)with an inalienable (cannot be taken away) dignity(worth), and society can only benefit from the rehabilitation of those convicted crimes."
Ecclesiastes (Old Testament) on how there may be times when killing is justifiable "There is a time to heal and a time to kill."
Quran on how we shouldn't take life, accept when following the law " not take life which God has made sacred, except by right. This is what He commands you to do: so that you may use your reason."
Quran on how if a victim pardons the criminal then that should be kept by the law. And they can ask for a payment to resolve the crime. "But if the culprit is pardoned by his aggrieved brother (fellow human) this shall be adhered (stuck to) to fairly, and the culprit shall pay what is due in a good way. This is an alleviation (made more bearable/reduced) from your Lord and an act of mercy."
Quran on how retribution is justifiable for murder "If a man is slain unjustly (murdered) his heir shall be entitled to satisfaction"
Quran on 'life for a life' "We ordained them for life; life for life."
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