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United Methodist Church's Resolutions Against Corporal Punishment of Children

A community health bulletin for Muslim parents (UK)
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On Christianity, Fundamentalism, Spanking and what constitutes Child Abuse

Spare the Rod..Spoil the Child?

In this section, religion is used to support non-violent discipline of children. The passages were written by clergy and parents. They can be used for discussion groups, homilies and sermons, congregation newsletters, and religious education classes. The material is copyright free but authors ask that they be given appropriate credit.

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The bible is often used to support hitting children.

Here are bold and loving statements by parents and Christian religious leaders saying that this is an unwise and secular interpretation of the bible. Material is included by writers from other faiths who also speak of effective guidance of children without physical punishment. This faith material can be used for discussion groups, homilies and sermons, congregation newsletters, and religious education classes. It is copyright free but authors ask that they be given appropriate credit.


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