Christians and Genetic Engineering

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Title:


Christians and Genetic Engineering


Learning Objectives:




To know different Christian attitudes to genetics.



To be able to give biblical examples to back these up.



To consider the role of healing in Christianity.

Skills:


Self
-
management



Lesson number:

11 of 11

By the end of this lesson:

All

will be able to describe different
Christian attitudes to genetics.


Most
will be able to explain why
Christians have these views.

Some

will be able to propose how
Jesus would have felt about genetics.



Starter: 10 minutes

Compliment a peer.


Activity 1: 15 minutes

What does the Bible say about genetics?


Activity 2: 10 minutes

Discussion on illness and healing


Activity 3: 15 minutes

GCSE question


Plenary: 5 minutes

Key facts for revision



On a post
-
it
-
note write down something
complimentary about the appearance of
somebody else in the room. You can do it
anonymously.

Starter

Revision

Homework


Find the following passages in the Bible, read
them and note down what you think that it
says about genetic engineering.


Genesis 5:1
-
3


Genesis 30:37
-
39


Leviticus 19:19


Matthew 15:29
-
31


The Bible on genetic engineering


If God is a loving being, why do people
become ill and suffer?

Question for discussion


“Explain why some Christians allow genetic
engineering and some people do not.”
(8 marks)





Do you think that Jesus would have been in
favour of genetic engineering? Give reasons
for your answer.

GCSE Question


Everybody needs to give a key fact that
people should remember when revising for a
unit test.


It can be anything from the whole unt.


No repetition.

Plenary