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Creation
The name given to the idea that the universe and its contents were made by god
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Cosmology
The study of the universe
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Evolution
The thoery, made by Darwin, that life has not lways taken its current forms but has developed over time
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Natural selection
The idea that the development and size of a population is determined by its fitness for survival
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Fundermentalism
The idea that there is only one correct way to look at thingsand everyone should be persuaded to use it
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Liberalism
Taking a broad-minded view and accepting that people may not always agree or that there is not absolute truth
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Creationism
A belief that the world was created for us to live in
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Genesis
Birth or beginning
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Adam and Eve were..
created in the image of God and given the 'breath of life' by God
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Uses of animals?
Food, companionship, labour, scientific purposes (testing)
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Steward
Someone who takes responsibility for the welfare of something
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Omnipotent
All powerful; Christians believe God is omnipotent and can do anything
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Omniscient
All knowing; Christians believe God is omniscient
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Omni-Benevolent
All loving; Christians believe God is Omni-Benevolent
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Moral evil
Evil resulting from the exercise of human free will and peoples choices
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Natural evil
Evil caused by natural forces and events in the natural world
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Intrinsic/ Intrinsically
As a part of something; by its very nature, e.g a pacifist may say 'War is intrinsically evil'
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Free Will
The ability to make choices freely and with no force or compulsion
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Satan/ the devil/ the anti-christ
Gods opposite
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Conscience
The 'small voices within' that tells us if we are doing right or not
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Ethical Monotheist
A believer in one God, a God that is viewed as the source of all goodness and who gives us moral instrucstions and guidlines
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Moral
The right thing to do
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Immoral
The wrong thing to do
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Evil
The opposite of good; something irredeemably bad with no positive or good feature about it
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Suffering
The usual result when evil things affect innocent people
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Athiest
A person who does not believe in God
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Dualism
Any system of belief involving two equal and/or opposite elements, such as a belief in God and the Devil
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Punishment
Paying for any sins or crimes you have committed
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Original sin
The sin of Adam and Eve which is carried by all their descendants
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Crucifixion
The method of execution suffered by Christ through which Christians believed he redeemed humanity
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Redemption
Being 'claimed back'; Christians believe hat they may be claimed bacl from evil for God through the sacrifice of Christ
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Incarnation
The birth of God in human form, undertaken to defeat evil
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Deadly Sin
An action despised/ dissapproved of by God that is believed to condemn the person committing it to hell
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Gluttony
The desire to consume more than you require to survive
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Sloth
Avoiding spiritual or physical work which needs to be done
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Greed/ Avarice
The desire for material wealth and possesions
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Wrath
Choosing anger or fury over love
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Lust
An inordinate and/ or constant craving for the pleasures of the body
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Envy
The desire or craving for things which rightly belong to another
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Pride
An excessive belief in your own abilities
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Heavenly Virtue
An action loved/ approved of by Godthat is believed to create a place in heaven for the door
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Temperance
To be in control of yourself and your desires
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Prudence
To be thoughtfull and act with sense and discretion
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Justice
To be impartial in any situation nd deal faily with those involved
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Hope
To regain the expectation of better things to come
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Faith
The quality of belief in trust, in or loyalty to others
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Charity
To show mercy and compassion to those in need of it
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Fortitude
The ability to endure whatever you have to endure
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Sin
An action of which God dissproves
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Beatitudes
The sermon on the Mount, made by Jesus, outliningwhat is particularly blessed by God
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Heaven
Eternity with God, the reward for God
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Hell
Eternity without God, the punishment for evil
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The idea that the development and size of a population is determined by its fitness for survival

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The idea that there is only one correct way to look at thingsand everyone should be persuaded to use it

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