Life and Death

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What do Christians believe happens when we die?
Heaven, Hell, Roman Catholics-purgatory. Resurrection on day of judgement. Inclusivists-Christianity = correct religion but good people go to heaven. Pluralism = Salvation for good people. Exclusivists = Salvation only for Christians.
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What do Jews believe happens when we die?
Sheol (“waiting room for souls”) Gan Eden (Paradise). Gehenna (suffering).
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Give three reasons why people believe in God?
Religious upbringing. Some things are unexplainable. Traumatic event.
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Give three reasons why people don’t believe in God?
No substantial evidence of God’s existence. Non-religious upbringing. Why do we have natural disasters?
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What do Christians believe about the nature of God?
Trinity: Father (transcendent, created world + keeps it going), Spirit (Immanent, impersonal, inspires/guides Christians, “God around us”), Jesus the son (Immanent, personal God beside us + came to earth & lived a human life).
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What do Jews believe about the nature of God?
Omnipotent, Omniscient, Omnipresent, Omnibenevolent, Eternal, Creator of world, has a purpose for the world + judges each individual.
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How do people respond to God?
Prayer, Vocation (i.e. nuns, monks), Preaching + Teaching, Acts of kindness (I.e charity), Pilgrimage, Changing Lifestyle (i.e. halal meat, kosher food, No alcohol, no beef etc).
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What are the key aspects of a Christian funeral?
Usually buried Coffin (Open/closed) as the Apostle’s Creed says “I believe in…the resurrection of the body”. Bible readings to comfort mourners. RC mass-pray for soul to spend less time in purgatory.
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What are the key aspects of a Jewish funeral?
Dying say Kaddish. Shema recited showing belief in G-d. Body washed and dressed in simple white linen (men in tallit-prayer shawl). Body buried in plain wooden coffin. Keriah-mourners make tear on garment to show grief.
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Why is religion relevant in a secular society?
Provide guidance on how to behave, Can establish charity within people, Have been around for thousands of years.
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Why is religion irrelevant in a secular society?
Some religions promoted in a negative way, Extent of suffering + evil –question god’s existence, Which religion is right?
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List 5 possible ways in which God may reveal himself?
Personal experience (Charismatic-filled with Holy Spirit ie. Speaking in tongues), Worship, Bible (special revelation), Natural world (General revelation i.e. the Grand Canyon), Church teachings.
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Sheol (“waiting room for souls”) Gan Eden (Paradise). Gehenna (suffering).

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