Morality and Justice – Revision Notes

Another set of amazing revision note for Religion and Justice. These again were sent in by a former Higher RMPS pupil. Great to help with consolidating your notes. Purposes of Punishment Retribution  Punishment should make the criminal pay for what they have done wrong Examples include community service & fines Benefits Drawbacks Release of anger … Continue reading Morality and Justice – Revision Notes

Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

We have already covered that God can communicate with Christians in many ways, both through General and Special Revelation. Similarly, Muslims believe that Allah has communicated with them in different ways about how he wants Muslims to act. Some of these ways include : Directly (special revelation) - this could be a voice, vision or it … Continue reading Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

Moral Debate of Punishment

Aims of Punishment Punishment: something done to a person because they have broken a law Protection: keeping the public from being harmed, threatened or injured by criminals Retribution: an aim of punishment – to get your own back: ‘an eye for an eye’ Deterrence: an aim of punishment – to put people off committing crimes … Continue reading Moral Debate of Punishment