MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH key words

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  • religion and life MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH KEY WORDS
    • paranormal: unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g Ghost
    • immortality of the soul: the belief that after death of the body the soul lives on
    • Resurrection: the belief that after death the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised
    • abortion: the removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
    • assisted suicide: giving a seriously ill person the means to commit suicide
    • euthanasia: an easy and gentle death
    • non-voluntary euthanasia: the painless killing of someone who isn't able to ask but you have good means to think they would want you too.
    • voluntary euthanasia: when a seriously ill  person in pain asks a doctor to end their life
    • sanctity of life: the belief that life is holy and belongs to God
    • purgatory: a place Catholics believe you go to work whilst waiting for heaven
    • quality of life: the idea that life must have some benefits to be worth living
    • reincarnation: the idea that after death the souls are reborn into a new body
    • near death experience: when someone about to die has an out of body experience

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