An act against the law

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Agnosticism
Not being sure whether God exists
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Atheism
Believing that God does not exist
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Capital punishment
The death penalty for a crime or offence
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Conversion
When your life is changed by giving yourself to God
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Crime
An act against the law
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Deterrence
The idea that punishments should be of such a nature that they will put people off (deter) committing crimes
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Discrimination
Treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/ gender/ colour/ class
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Justice
Due allocation of reward and punishment, the maintenance of what is right
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Law
Rules made by Parliament and enforceable by the courts
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Miracles
Something that seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done it
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Omni- benevolent
The belief that God is good/ loving
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Omnipotent
The belief that God is all-powerful/ can do anything
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Omniscient
The belief that God knows everything that has happened and is going to happen
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Prejudice
Believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them
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Racial harmony
Different ethnic groups living together peacefully
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Racism
The belief that some races are superior to others
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Reform
The idea that punishments should try to change criminals so they will not commit crimes again
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Retribution
The idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong
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Sin
An act against the will of God
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Believing that God does not exist

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The death penalty for a crime or offence

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When your life is changed by giving yourself to God

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An act against the law

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