CRE (Christian Religious Education) Notes Form 4 (7)

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Topic 1: Introduction to Christian Ethics - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Basis of Christian Ethics. Sources of Christian’s Ethics:
    • Human Reason
    • Human Experiences

Topic 2: Christian Approaches to Human Sexuality, Marriage and Family - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Introduction
  • Human Sexuality
    • Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Human Sexuality.
    • Traditional African understanding of Human Sexuality.
    • Gender Roles.
    • Christian Teaching on Male- female Relationships
  • Christian Teaching about Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Responsible Human Sexuality
    • Christian Teaching on Irresponsible Sexual Behavior
    • The Effects of Irresponsible Sexual Behavior
    • Irresponsible Social and Human Behavior
    • Effects of Irresponsible Social and Human Behavior.
  • Marriage
    • Definition of Marriage.
    • Christian Teaching about Marriage.
    • Courtship in African Traditional Society (A.T.S).
    • Divorce
    • Celibacy as an Alternative to Marriage.
  • The Family
    • Introduction
    • Types of Families
    • Traditional African Family Values and Practices
    • Christian Understanding of the Family
    • Problems Related to Family Life Today

Topic 3: Christian Approaches to Work - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of Terms
    • Work
    • Vocation
    • Profession
    • A Trade
    • A Craft
    • A career
    • Job
  • What Determines One’s Career, Vocation?
  • General Reasons why People Work
  • Traditional African Attitude to Work
    • Importance of Work
  • Christian Teaching on Work
  • Roles of Professional Ethos, Ethics and Codes in the Society
    • Definitions
    • Professional Ethos
  • Virtues Related to Work
    • Definition
    • Moral Duties and Responsibilities of Employers and Employees
    • Christians Approaches to Issues Related to Employment
    • Child Labour
    • Unemployment and Self-Employment

Topic 4: Christian Approaches to Leisure - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Meaning of Leisure
    • Definition of Leisure
    • Forms of Leisure
    • Leisure is used for
  • Christian Teaching on Leisure
  • Importance, Use and Misuse of Leisure
    • Importance of Leisure
    • Uses of Leisure – Proper use of Leisure
    • Misuse of Leisure Today
  • Drug Abuse and its Effects - Alcohol, Soft and Hard Drugs
    • Drug abuse
    • Drug use
    • Ways of Administering Drugs
    • Categories of Drugs
    • Types of Drugs
    • Hard Drugs
    • Soft Drugs
    • Causes of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (Reasons why People Abuse Alcohol and Drugs)
    • Effects of Drug Abuse
    • Remedies of Drug Abuse
  • Christian Criteria For Evaluating the Use of Leisure

Topic 5: Christian Approaches to Wealth, Money and Poverty - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of the Concepts: Wealth, Money and Poverty
    • Wealth
    • Money
    • Poverty
  • The Traditional African Understanding of Wealth and Poverty
    • Wealth
    • Poverty
  • Impacts of the Introduction of Money Economy in Traditional African Society
    • Introduction
    • Economy
    • Development
    • Money Economy
  • The Christian Teaching on Wealth, Money, Poverty
    • Teaching on Wealth
    • Christian Teaching on Poverty
  • Christian Approaches/Response to Issues Related to Wealth and Money
    • Introduction
    • Factors that have Contributed to Poverty
    • Fair Distribution of Wealth / Resources
  • Bribery and Corruption
    • Fighting against Bribery and Corruption
    • Factors Leading to Bribery and Corruption
    • Consequences of Corruption and Bribery
    • Christian Attitude towards Bribery and Corruption
  • Using Life Skills
    • Decision making
    • Critical Thinking
    • Creative Thinking
    • Self-Esteem
    • Assertiveness
  • Christian Values Related to Wealth, Money and Poverty.

Topic 6: Christian Approaches to Law, Order and Justice - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definition of Terms
    • Introduction
    • Law
    • Order
    • Types of Laws
    • Justice
  • Importance of Law, Order and Justice
    • Rights and Duties of Citizens
    • Rights
    • Duties of citizens (responsibilities )
  • Traditional African Practices that Promote Law, Order, Justice
    • Punishment of Offenders
    • Installation of Rules, Kings, Chiefs, Elders
    • Administration of Oaths
    • Making of Covenants
    • Observing of Taboos and Customary Law
    • The Kinship System
    • Rites of passage
    • Religious practices
  • Biblical Teaching on Law, Order and Justice
  • Causes of Social Disorder and their Remedies
    • Discrimination
    • Racism
    • Tribalism
    • Crime
    • Sexism
    • Remedies to Social Disorder
  • Role of Christians in Transforming the Social, Economic, Political Life of the Society
    • Christian Participation in the Social Life
    • Christians Participation in the Political Life
    • Christian Participation in Economic Life
  • The Church - State Relationship

Topic 7: Christian Approaches to Selected Issues Related to Modern Science, Technology and Environment - CRE Form 4 Summarized Notes

Content covered include:

  • Definitions
    • Science
    • Technology
    • Environment
  • Positive and Negative Effects of Science and Technology
    • Ways Science and Technology has Improved Human Lives:
    • Negative Effects of Science and Technology
  • Christian View on Issues Related to Science and Technology
    • Euthanasia
    • Blood transfusion
    • Organ transplant
    • Genetic engineering
    • Plastic surgery
  • The Christian View on the Effects of Modern Science and Technology on the Environment (Pollution, Desertification)
    • Pollution and Its Effects
    • Desertification

As you can probably tell by scrolling through the different topics and subtopics, form 4 is all about modeling good Christian life in relation to a variety of subjects, including ethics, approach to work, the law, emergent issues, and other topics.

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