RE Key words

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Belief in God
Unit 3.1
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Not being sure whether God exists.
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Believing that God does not exist.
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When your life is changed by giving yourself to God.
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Free will
The idea that human beings are free to make their own choices.
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Something which appears to break the laws of science and makes you think only God could have done it.
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Moral evil
Actions done by Humans which cause suffering.
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Natural Evil
Things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans.
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The feeling of the presence of something greater than you.
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The belief that God is all-good.
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The belief that god is all-powerful.
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The belief that god knows everything that has happened and that is going to happen.
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An attempt to contact God, usually through words.
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Matters of life and death
Unit 3.2
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The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive.
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Assisted suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide.
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The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease.
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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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Near-death experience
When someone about to die has an out of body experience.
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Involuntary euthanasia
Ending someones life painlessly when they are unable to ask but you have a good reason for thinking they would want you to do so.
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Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual courses (e.g. Ghosts)
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Quality of Life
The idea that life must have some benefits to be worth living.
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The belief that, after death, souls are reborn in a new body.
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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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Sanctity of Life
The belief that life is holy and belongs to God.
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Voluntary euthanasia
Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death.
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Marriage and the family
Unit 3.3
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A sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner.
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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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Living together without being married.
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Intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring.
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Staying with your marriage partner and having sex only with them.
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Sexual attraction to the same sex.
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Nuclear Family
Mother, father and children living as a unit.
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Pre-marital sex
Sex before marriage.
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Making of a new life.
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Having sex with a number of partners without commitment.
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Re-Constituted family
Where two sets of children (stepbrothers and stepsisters) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other.
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Marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage.
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Religion and Comunity Cohesion
Unit 3.4
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Community cohesion
common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society.
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Treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/gender/colour etc.
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Ethnic minority
A member of an ethnic group which is smaller than the majority group.
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Interfaith marriages
Marriage where husband and wife are from different religions.
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Multi-ethnic society
Many different races and cultures living together in one society.
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Multi-faith society
Many different religions living together in one society.
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Believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them.
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Racial harmony
Different races living together happily.
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The belief that some races are superior to others.
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Religious freedom
The right to practice your religion and change your religion.
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Religious pluralism
Accepting all religions as having an equal right to coexist.
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Discriminating against people because of their gender.
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Not being sure whether God exists.



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Believing that God does not exist.


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Card 4


When your life is changed by giving yourself to God.


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The idea that human beings are free to make their own choices.


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