Life, Death and the soul: Key Terms

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  • Life and Death: The Soul: Key Terms
    • Dualism
      • The belief that humans have a non-physical soul and a physical body.
    • Monism
      • The belief that humans are only physical (sometimes known as materialism).
    • Soul
      • The spiritual, non-physical part of a human which is seen as the centre of someone's identity.
    • Reincarnation
      • The belief that the soul of a person is reincarnated into another person or life from post death.
    • Resurrection
      • The belief that a person continues to exist after death in a separate realm.
    • Reincarnation
      • The belief that the soul of a person is reincarnated into another person or life form post-death.
    • Akhira
      • Islamic belief in the afterlife.
    • Atman
      • Hindu name for the self or the soul.
    • Anatta
      • The Buddhist belief that the idea of self is an illusion.

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