Religious studies GCSE - Life issues

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  • R.E. Keywords
    • God
      • omnipatent
        • All - powerful
      • Immcrent
        • Present everywhere
      • Omni - benevdent
        • All - good
      • Omniscient
        • All - knowing
      • Transendent
        • Above and beyond
      • Eternal
        • Without beginning ot end
      • Incinite
        • Without limit
    • Is it Fair?
      • Sexism
        • Judging someone by their gender sex
      • Prejudice
        • prejudging someone, without really knowing them.
      • Stereotype
        • When someone claims that all memebers of a group are the same.
      • Discrimination
        • Treating some differently because of who or what they are.
      • Racism
        • When one person acts againist another because they belong to a different race e.g. colour of their skin
      • Authority
        • Right or power over others. It may be a person e.g. a priest or laws
      • identity
        • Each person has their own personality and is unique
      • Equality
        • Being treated the same. Having the same rights
      • Injustice
        • Withholding someone's human rights  e.g. imprisinment without trial
    • Relationships
      • Commitment
        • Making and keeping a promise, such as wedding vows
      • Chastity
        • Decision NOT to have sex before marriage e.g. because it is believed sex is sacred
      • Conflict
        • Working against each other rather than in unity. Conflict in marriage can lead to divorce
      • Love
        • To have a deep affection and express it through words and actions
        • Philia = Love of friends and family but not a sexual love
        • Storge = Affection for things, places and animals. sometimes described as a "sentimental love"
        • Eros = Sexual and physical love bewteen teo people, usually of the oppsite sex
        • Agape = unconditional love, given freely and unreservedly e.g. God
      • Reconciliation
        • Apologise and become friends again. Many faith communities have reconciliation advice and help services
      • Responsibilities
        • Duties you should carry out, such as looking after family
    • Our World
      • Creation
        • Making something deliberately for a purpose. Most religions teach that God made the world for a purpose
      • Dominion
        • Being in charge of the world for God. Christians believe that God gave humans a resonsibility to manage the world on his behalf
      • Environment
        • The natural world all around us e.g. plants, insects, animals and humans
      • Humanity
        • Caring for other human beings  - Being compassionate. The term also refers to all the humans on the planet
      • Soul
        • The part of humans that lives on after the body has died. The "real you". The spiritual aspect of humans that can comminicate with God
      • Stewardship
        • To look after and care for the world for God. A god - given responsibility to care for the world.
      • Khalifah
        • All those who believe in Allah and wish to obey his laws are Khalifahs or guardians of the world
      • Ummah
        • The world - wide Muslim community
      • Fitrah
        • Balance in the natural world
    • Looking for meaning
      • God
        • Ultimate being ( creater and sustainer of the world)
      • Symbolism
        • Somthing that points to or explains somthing else. Religions have many symbolic actions and ideas
      • Revelation
        • Something shown or explained that was previously hidden.
      • Awe
        • Completely overwheimed by a sence of God's prresence. In many regligious traditions experiencing God or his presence is sought in many ways.
      • Community
        • A group of people with something in common e.g. sharing the same faith, sharing in prayer and worship.
      • Afterlife
        • The belief that there is some kind of life after the death of the body. Many religions have beliefs in a heaven or a place where souls go when the body dies
      • Trinity
        • There is only one God but God has three parts.God the father, God the son and God the holy spirit


Miss KHP


Mind map full of keywords to do with Life Issues.

Good for WJEC RE students.

Once you have read it, check your progress by testing yourself.

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