key terms for Religion and eqaulity

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Prejudice
Thinking badly of someone you don’t know, without any real reason to do so, e.g. because of their colour, gender or age
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Discrimination
Acting differently with an individual than you would do with anyone else, because of your prejudices
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Racism
Prejudice based on race
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Sexism
Prejudice based on gender
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Ageism
Prejudice based on age
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Equal opportunities
ttempting to ensure that everyone has the same chances regardless of age, gender, race, etc.
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Evangelism
The belief that it is right to actively seek to convert other people to your faith
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Evangelist
A person who believes in/practises evangelism
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Ecumenism
The belief that it is right to encourage different faiths to work together without requiring anyone to convert
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Ecumenist
A person who believes in/practises ecumenism
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Apartheid
A legal system, practised until recently in South Africa, keeping different races apart
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Ministry
The priesthood. Joining the ministry means becoming a priest, vicar or pastor of the church you belong to
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Ordination
The ceremony of making someone a priest
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Sacrament
A ceremony at which God is believed to be present
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Confession
One of the Catholic sacraments by which you can achieve forgiveness for your sins
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Forgiveness
Accepting that someone has done something wrong and not holding it against them
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Reconciliation
Making things up after a split or disagreement; bringing people back together
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Redemption
Being brought back to god by repenting your sins
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Repentance
Being genuinely sorry and remorseful for the sins you have committed
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Atonment
Becoming at one with God again – making amends for present sins and the Original Sin of Adam and Eve.
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Equality
This is when everyone should be treated the same
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Gender
This refers to the classification of the sex of a person – male or female
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Missionary
This is someone who goes to a different country to spread the Christian faith/get people to become Christians
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Acting differently with an individual than you would do with anyone else, because of your prejudices

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Discrimination

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Prejudice based on race

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Prejudice based on gender

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Prejudice based on age

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