R.E Keywords

Agnosticism
Not being sure whether God exists.
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Atheism
Believingthat God does not exist.
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Conversion
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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Miracle
Something that happens that breaks the laws of science and makes you think that only God could have done it.
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Moral Evil
Actions done by human which causes suffering.
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Natural Evil
Things which cause suffering but has nothing to do with humans.
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Numinous
The feeling of the presence of something greater than you.
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Omni-benevolent
The belief that God is all good.
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Omnipotent
The belief that God is all powerful.
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Omniscient
The belief that God knows everything that has happened and that is going to happen.
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Prayer
An attempt to contact God, usually through words.
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Religious Experience.
An experience that makes the person having the experience feel the presence of God.
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Abortion
The removal of a feotus 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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Euthanasia
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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Non-Voluntary Euthanasia
Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have good reasons for thinking they would want to do so.
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Paranormal
Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g; ghosts, mediums.
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Quality of Life
The belief that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living.
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Reincarnation
The belief that after death, souls are reborn into a new body.
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Ressurection
The belief that, after death, the body remains 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 suffering in great pain asks for death.
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Adultery
A sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner.
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Civil Partnership
A legal ceremony giving 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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Contraception
Intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring.
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Faithfulness
Staying with your marriage partner and having sex only with them.
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Homosexuality
Sexual attraction to the same sex.
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Nuclear
Mother, father and children living as a unit.
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Pre-martial sex
Sex before marriage.
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Procreation
Making new life.
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Promiscuity
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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Re-Marriage
Marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage.
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Community Cohesion
A common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society.
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Discrimination
Treating people less favourably becuase of their ethnicity/ gender/ colour/ sexuality/ age/ class.
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Ethnic Minority
A member of an ethnic group (race) which is much smaller than the majority group.
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Interfaith marriages
Marriage where the 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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Prejudice
Believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them.
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Racial harmony
Different race/colours living together happily.
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Racism
The belief that some races are superior to others.
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Religious Freedom
The right to practise your religion and change your religion.
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Religious Pluralism
Accepting all religions as having an equal right to co-exist.
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Sexism
Discriminating against people becuase of their gender (being male or female).
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Believingthat God does not exist.

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Atheism

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When your life is changed by giving yourself to God.

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Card 4

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

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Card 5

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Something that happens that breaks the laws of science and makes you think that only God could have done it.

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