What are some key words as meanings for religious studies:religion and human experience unit?!

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I need some key words for religious studies and their meanings I'm doing the religion and human exeperience unit , I'm doing the exam the 31st may so I need answers ASAP thanks for helping me!!

Posted Sat 19th May, 2012 @ 20:15 by Rebecca wood

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Here are some key words that I have found

 Hope they help  :)

Conflict - Clashes and breakdowns of relationships.

Just War - A war undertaken to protect the innocent and those being violated and to restore peace and justice.

Non-Violent Protest - Showing disapproval without damaging property or causing any threat.

Pacifism - The belief that any type of violence or war is unacceptable.

Reconciliation - bringing harmony to a situation of disagreement and discord.

Interfaith Dialogue - Exploring common grounds between different faith groups

Sanctity Of Life - The belief that life is precious and utterly priceless.

Quality Of Life - The extent to which life is meaningful and pleasurable.

Medical Ethics - The moral principles that affects medical issues and practice.

Hippocratic Oath - A special promise made by those working in medicine to do their best to preserve life.

Conscience - An innate moral sense that guides actions and responses.

Free Will - The belief that nothing is determined.

Identity - The sense of who you are in terms of attitudes, character and personality.

Community - A group of people who are joined together because they share something in common.

Sacred - Something to be revered and respected above other things.

Faith - To have trust or confidence

Pilgrimage - A form of spiritual adventure.

Evangelism - Spreading a faith or religion to others.

Authority - Right or power over others.

Duty - Something you do because it is the accepted behaviour or pattern.

Justice - Where everyone had equal provisions and opportunities.

Human Rights - Something a person is entitled to because they are human.

Personal Conviction - Something a person strongly feels or believes in.

Punishment - A penalty given to someone for a crime or wrong they have done.

Answered Wed 30th May, 2012 @ 16:52 by Lollipop