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RELIGION AND LIFE :baby:
The Origins of the Universe
Genesis 1-2 features the Christian and Jewish creation story
Qur'an 32:4 says "It is Allah who created the heavens and the earth"
The General Synod of the Church of England, 2010 says "Collaboration between religion and science is mutually beneficial"
Qur'an 21:30 could be understood to support the Big Bang theory
Genesis 1:26 says humans "rule over... all wild animals"
Genesis 2:15 says "God... put man and put him in the Garden of Eden to... take care of it"
Hadith (Islam) says "The Earth is green and beautiful, and Allah has appointed you his stewards over it"
The Use and Abuse of Animals
Proverbs says "The righteous take care of their animals"
The Catechism of the Catholic Church 2417-2418 tolerates animal testing if it benefits mankind
Deuteronomy teaches people to treat animals in a sustainable way ("take young birds form a nest, but not the mother")
Jews believe in pikuach nefesh; human life must be saved even if it goes against other Jewish laws
The Humanae Vitae 14 says "... all direct abortion... [is] to be absolutely excluded"
Luke 18:16 says "Let the little children come to me"
Matthew 22:39 says you should "Love thy neighbour"
Jeremiah 1:5 says "..before I formed you in the womb, I knew you"
Psalms 139 says "you knit me together in my mother's womb"
The Upnishads say the soul "is never born and never dies"
The Catechism of the Catholic Church says "an act or omission which.. causes death in order to eliminate suffering constitutes a murder"
Exodus 20 says "thou shall not murder"
Christians may refer to the story of Job, who was made to suffer greatly, but didn't end his life (Job 2:10)
Matthew says "I was sick and you looked after me"
Judges 9 (Nevi'im) has an example of euthanasia
Euthanasia goes against pikuach nefesh (Judaism)
Ephesians 2:6-8 says "And God raised us up with Christ and seated us with him in the heavenly realms in Christ Jesus"
Qur'an 28:67 says "one who had repented, believed, and done righteousness... will be among the successful"
1 Peter 3:18 says " He was put to death in the body but made alive in the spirit"
The Upnishads say "[the] atman [is] never born and eternal, beyond times gone or to come, he does not die when the body dies"