Key Words PSRE Year 10

Thiest
Somebody who believes in God.
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Agnostic
Someone who is unsure on whether they believe in God or not.
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Athiest
Someone who does not believe God exists.
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Omni-benevolent
The belief that God is all good.
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Omnicient
The belief that God is all knowing. He knows all that is going to happen and all that has happened.
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Omnipotent
The belief that God is all powerful.
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Conversion
When your life is changed by giving yourself to God.
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Miracle
Something that seems to break the law of science and make you think God could have done it.
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Prayer
An attempt to contact God, usually through words.
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Numinous
The feeling of the presence of something greater than you.
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Moral Evil
Actions performed by humans that cause suffering.
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Natural Evil
Things that cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans.
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Free Will
The idea that human being are free to make their own choices.
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Immortality Of The Soul
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body.
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Resurrection
The belief that, after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised.
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Near-Death Experience
When someone about to die has an out-of-body experience.
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Paranormal
Unexplained things that are thought to have spiritual causes.
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Reincarnation
The belief that, after death, souls are reborn in a new body.
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Abortion
The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive.
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Sanctity Of Life
The belief that life is holy and belongs to God.
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Assisted Suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide.
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Euthanasia
The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease.
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Non-Voluntary Euthanasia
Ending someone's life when they are unable to ask, but you have good reason for thinking they would want you to do so.
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Voluntary Euthanasia
Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death.
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Quality Of Life
The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living.
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Civil Partnership
A legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife.
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Cohabitation
Living together without being married.
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Homosexuality
Sexual attraction to someone of the same gender.
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Nuclear Family
Mother, father and children living as a unit.
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Re-constituted Familiy
Where two sets of children (stepbrothers and stepsisters) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other.
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Adultery
A sexual act between a married person and someone other than your marriage partner.
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Faithfulness
Staying with your marriage partner and having sex with only them.
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Pre-Marital Sex
Sex before marriage.
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Promiscuity
Having sex with a number of partners without commitment.
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Polygamy
Legally being married to more than one spouse.
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Re-marriage
Marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage, or after the death of a marriage partner.
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Contraception
Intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring.
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Procreation
Making a new life.
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Ethnic Minority
A member of an ethnic group (race) that is smaller than the majority group.
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Multi-Ethnic Society
Where many different races and cultures live together in one society.
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Racial Harmony
Different races living together happily.
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Racism
The belief that some races are superior to others.
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Community Cohesion
A common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society.
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Religious Freedom
Where people have the right to practise their religion and change their religion.
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Interfaith Marriage
Marriage where the husband and wife are from different religions.
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Religious Pluralism
Accepting all religions as having an equal right to co-exist.
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Card 2

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Someone who is unsure on whether they believe in God or not.

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Agnostic

Card 3

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Someone who does not believe God exists.

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Card 4

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The belief that God is all good.

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Card 5

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The belief that God is all knowing. He knows all that is going to happen and all that has happened.

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