R.E revision

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  • R.E revision
    • Beliefs and values
      • Catholic Christianity is a monotheistic religion
        • Believe in one God
          • All powerfull
          • Exists out of time and space
      • Trinity
        • God the Father
          • Creator of the universe
          • Father of all mankind
          • Christians are children of God
          • Parable of the prodigal son
        • God the son
          • Took on human form in Jesus  = incarnation
          • Fully human and Fully devine
          • Same emotions and feeling
          • Perform miracles
        • God the holy spirit
          • Works within the lives of Christians today
          • Help fulfil their vocations and to live out a Christian life
      • Crucifixion and resurrection
        • Died for forgiveness of sin
        • Jesus is the lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world
        • Salvation is being saved from sin
          • Atonement - being at one with God
          • Eternal life
      • Showing love for God
        • Putting god first in their life
        • Obeying church teachings
        • Worshiping him and making time for prayer
        • Following your vocation
        • Carmelite nuns
          • Contempletive
          • Enclosed
          • Spend half the day in prayer
          • Vows of poverty chastity and obedience
        • Local church parishes
          • Provide opportunities for worship
          • Run charitable events for those in need
      • Showing love for others
        • Good Samaritan
        • Sheep and Goats
          • Feed hungry
          • Visit those in prison
        • Missionaries of charity
          • Open active lifestyle
          • Set up by mother teresa
          • homeless shelters
          • schools for street children
          • Care for the sick
        • Local church parishes
          • Provide opportunities for worship
          • Run charitable events for those in need
    • Community and tradition
      • Church is the means to faith and salvation
        • A person cant be a Christian without the church
        • Must be baptised
        • It does this through the sacrements
      • Church is the Body of Christ
        • Continues the work of Jesus
        • Preach the Gospel
        • Heal the sick
        • Serve the poor
        • St. Paul = the church is one body made of many parts
      • Church is the communion of saints
        • All Christians, living or dead, are joined together and can pray for eachother
      • Apostolic succession
        • Jesus gave the keys to peter and passed on the authority to him
        • This authority is passed on through each pope
        • The authority is to protect, preserve and pass on the teachings of Jesus
      • Apostolic tradition
        • The teachings of Jesus have authority i.e the creeds and catechisms
        • These are passed down and people should respect and honour the teachings
      • Catholic church is a hierachy
        • The pope is the head of the church and the successor of peter
          • Bishop of rome
          • Leads the magesterium
            • Helps Christians respond to views that are not directly dealt with in the bible
            • Pope and cardinals
        • Bishops are specially chosen priests to controls all of the churches in the diocese
        • Priests are ordained men who are responsible for preaching the word in a local parish community
      • Catholic Church
        • The Bible
          • The bible has authority because it is the word of God
        • The catechism
          • This has authority because it contains the words of men
        • Priests should not be married
          • Jesus was single
          • Cant be fully devoted to God
          • Cost more for the church to support
        • Virgin mary
          • Marry was born without sin
          • Praying to her
          • Honouring certain events in her life
          • Pilgrimages to lordes
      • Protestant church
        • The bible alone is the sole source of authority
        • There is no hierachy
        • Allowed their ministers to marry
          • Evidence of early priests being married
          • A married priest may be able to support families better
          • Encourages more men to take up this ministry

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