Religious Studies Key Words (Rights and Responsibilities, Environmental and Medical issues, Peace and Conflict, Crime and punishment) AQA

All the key words for religious studies Christianity and Islam, i Hope it helps pass your exams :) 

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Rights and Responsibilities Key Words
Bible: the Holy book of Christians

Church: the community of Christians (with a small `c' it is the Christian place of worship)

Conscience: an inner feeling of the rightness or wrongness of an action

The Decalogue: the Ten Commandments

Democratic Processes: the ways in which…

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Natural Resources: naturally occurring materials, such as oil and coal, which can be used by

Organ Donation: giving organs to be used in transplant surgery

Stewardship: looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation

Surrogacy: an arrangement whereby a woman bears a child of…

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Reform: the idea that punishments should try to change the criminals so that they will not
commit crimes again

Rehabilitation: restore to normal life

Responsibility: being responsible for one's actions

Retribution: the idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done

Sin: an act against the…


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