The end of life.

This topic includes...

  • Body and soul
  • Life after death
  • Funeral rites.
HideShow resource information

Key words.

  • Committal- The action that takes place when a body is buried or cremated.
  • Day of judgement- The day when God will judge everyone according to their action and faith on Earth.
  • Eulogy- The speech or talk givven at a fineral about the person who has died.
  • Funeral- The ceremony or service that occurs after someone who died.
  • Heaven- A Christian idea of paradise where the soul goes after death if it is free from sin to have eternal life with God.
  • Hell- A place that some Christians believe is a punishment after death for those souls that are not free from sin; it is often referred to as a place of torment or suffering without God.
  • Judge- The Christian idea of God acting as a judge to determine whether a pers 
  • Soul- Christians believe the soul is a non-physical and immortal part of the body that continues after death and is the connection with God on goes to Heaven or Hell after death.
1 of 2

Key words.

  • Purgatory- In some Christian traditions, a condition or state in which good souls recieve spiritual cleansing after death, in preperation for Heaven.
  • Redemption- The idea that sins can be forgiven and a person can be redeemed. Jesus is often referred to by Christians as the redeemer as he died for the sins of the whole world.
  • Salvation- Jesus came to Earth to save people from their sins and achieved salvation through his sacrafice in death on the cross
2 of 2


No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Life and death resources »