RE - unit 3 key words

flash cards for all the key words in 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4.

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  • Created on: 06-05-12 17:17

Key words

3.1 key words:

  • Agnosticism(not sure if God exists)
  • atheism(believeing God doesn't exist)
  • conversion(your life is changes by giving yourself to God)
  • free will(humans are free to make their own choices)
  • miricale(something that breaks the laws of science and makes you think only god could have done it)
  • moral evil(evil caused by humans e.g. mass murder)
  • natural evil(evil caused by nature e.g. eartquake)
  • numinous(feeling the presence of something greater than you),
  •  omni-benevolent(all loving, look for ''Love'' backwards)
  • omnipotent(all powerfull, ''po'' - power),
  •  omniscient(all knowing, ''scien'' - science)
  • prayer(an attempt to contact God).
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3.2 key words:

  • abortion(the removal of a foetus from the womb before it can suvive)
  • assisted suicide(giving someone seriously ill the things to commit suicie)
  • euthanasia(painless killing of somepne suffering from a painful disease)
  • immortality of the soul(the soul lives on after the death of a body)
  • near-death experiece(someone near death has an out of body experience)
  • non-voluntary euthanasia(ending someomes life painlessly when they are unable to ask but with good intentions)
  • paranormal(unexplained thimngs which are thought to have spiritual causes)
  • quality of life(life must have some benifits to be worth living)
  • reincarnation(after death the souls are reborn into other bodies)
  • resurrection(after death, the body stays under ground until the end of the world when it is raised)
  • sanctity of life(all life is sacred and belongs to God)
  • voluntary euthanasia(ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for you to)
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3.3 key words

  • adultery(sexual act between a married person and someone other than your patner)
  • civil partnership(the leagal union between homosexuals)
  • cohabitation(living together without being married
  • faithfulness(staying with your marraige partner and not commiting adultery)
  • homosexuality(sexual attraction to the same sex)
  • nuclear family(mother, fater and children living as a unit)
  • pre-marital sex(sex before marraige)
  • procreation(making new life)
  • promiscuity(having sex with many partners without a commitment)
  • re-constructed family(two sets of children become one family when divorced parents marry)
  • re-marriage(marrying again after being divorced)
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 3.4 key words:

  • community cohesion(common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society)
  • discrimination(treating people differently because of their ethnicity/gender/colour/sexualtiy/age/class)
  • ethnic minorityan ethnic group which is smaller than the maajority group)
  • interfaith marraiges(marraige where the husband and wife are from two different religions)
  • multi-ethnic society(different religions and faiths living ogether in one society) 
  • multi-faith society(different religiouns living in one society)
  • prejudice(believing some people are inferiour or superior without knowing them)
  • racial harmony(differnt races/colours living together happily)
  • racism(beliving some races are superiour to others)
  • religious freedom(the right to practice and change your religion)
  • religious plurism(acceptingall religions as having an equal right to coexist)
  • sexism(discriminating someone because of their gender)
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