Edexcel Catholic Christianity RE Year 10 Key words

Key words for the Edexcel course that is geared towards catholic christianity.

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Atonement
Reconciliation between God and Humanity
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Catechism
Official teaching of the Roman Catholic Church
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Compassion
A feeling of pity which makes one want to help the sufferer
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Creeds
Statements of Christian beliefs
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Faith
Firm belief without logical proof
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Incarnation
The belief that God took human form in Jesus
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Monotheism
Belief in one God
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Repentance
The act of being sorry for wrong doing and deciding not to do it again
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Salvation
The act of delivering from sin, or saving from evil
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Trinity
The belief that God is three in one
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Unity
God's way of being one
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Virgin Birth
The belief that Jesus was not concieved through sex
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Anglican Churches
Churches that are in communion with the Church of England
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Apostolic
The belief that the Church can only be understood in the light of the apostles
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Bishops
Priests specially chosen by the Pope who are responsible for all the churches in the diocese
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Catholic
Universal or Worldwide
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Celibacy
Living without engaging in any sexual activity
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Holy
Of, or relating to, God, Sacred
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Laity
All the people of the Church who are not chosen to be bishops, priests, or deacons
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Magisterium
The Pope and the bishops interpreting the Bible and tradition for Roman Catholics today
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Nonconformist Churches
Protestant Christians seperated from the Church of England
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Ordination
Making someone a preist, bishop or deacon by the sacrament of holy orders
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Orthodox Churches
National Churches which are in the union with the Patriarch of Constantinople (e.g the Russian Orthodox Church)
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Papacy
The office of the Pope
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Absolution
Through the action of the priest, God grants pardon and peace
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Chrism
The oil used in baptism, confirmation and ordination
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Commemoration
The belief that the Eucharist is simply a remembrance of the Last Supper
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Contrition
Sorrow for the sin committed and deciding not to sin again
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Holy Week
The week before Easter Sunday
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Liturgy of the Eucharist
The re-enactment of the Last Supper, during which the bread and wine are transubstanti
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Liturgy of the Word
The Bible readings in the second part of the Mass
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Penance
An action to show your contrition
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Penitential Rite
The confession and absolution at the beginning of Mass
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Rite of Communion
Receiving the body and blood of Jesus
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Sacrament
An outward sign through which invisible grace is given to a person by Jesus
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Transubstantiation
The belief that the bread and wine become the body and blood of Jesus
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Active Life
The life lived by religious order who work in society as well as praying
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Charity
Voluntarily giving to those who are in need
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Contemplative Life
The life of prayer and meditation lived by religious orders
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Displaying Religion
Making a show of your religion, e.g. by praying on the street
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The Evangelical Counsels
The vows of poverty, chastity and obedience
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Holy Orders
The status of priest, bishop or deacon
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Hypocrite
A person who acts in a way that contradicts what they say
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The Law of Moses
The laws God gave to Moses in the Old Testament
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The Monastic Life
Living as a Monk or a Nun in a monastic community
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Religious Community
A religious order who live together as a group, e.g. the Benedictines
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The Sermon on the Mount
Jesus' description of Christian living
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Vocation
A call from God to lead the Christian Life
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Official teaching of the Roman Catholic Church

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Catechism

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A feeling of pity which makes one want to help the sufferer

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Statements of Christian beliefs

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Firm belief without logical proof

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