MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH KEY WORDS

HideShow resource information
Abortion
The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
1 of 12
Assisted suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
2 of 12
Euthanasia
The painless killing of someone dying from a painful diesase
3 of 12
Immortality of the soul
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body
4 of 12
Near-death experience
When someone that is about to die has an out of body experience
5 of 12
Non-voluntary euthanasia
Ending someones life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have good reasons for thinking they would want you to do so
6 of 12
Paranormal
Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes eg. Ghosts and mediums
7 of 12
Quality of life
The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living
8 of 12
Reincarnation
The belief that, after death, souls are reborn into a new body
9 of 12
Resurrection
The belief that, after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised
10 of 12
Sanctity of life
The belief that life is holy and belongs to God
11 of 12
Voluntary euthanasia
Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death
12 of 12

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

Assisted suicide

Back

Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide

Card 3

Front

Euthanasia

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

Immortality of the soul

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

Near-death experience

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

Miss KHP


Made for Edexcel but can be used for most exam boards that cover ethics around life and death.

You can print these out and then make your own notes over them.

Don't forget to include examples, dates, quotes etc.

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Life and death resources »