RE Unit 1

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Agnosticism
Not being sure whether God exists
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Atheism
Not believing in God
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Conversion
When your life is changed by giving yourself to God
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Free will
The idea that humans are free to make their own choices
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Miracle
Something that breaks the laws of science and makes you think only God could have done it
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Moral evil
Actions done by humans to cause suffering
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Natural evil
Things done to cause suffering but not done by humans
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Numinous
Feeling of a greater presence
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Omni- benevolent
Belief God is all-good
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Omnipotent
Belief that God is all powerful
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Omniscient
Belief God knows everything that has and will happen
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Prayer
An attempt to contact God through words
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Abortion
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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Euthanasia
Painlessly 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 someones life painlessly when they are unable to ask but they would have wanted it to happen
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Paranormal
Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes
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Quality of life
The ideal that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living
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Reincarnation
The belief that after death, the soul is reborn into a new body
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Resurrection
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 is in great pain and asks for death
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Adultery
A sexual act between person and someone other than their married person
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Civil Partnership
A legeal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife
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Cohabitation
Living together wihtout being married
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Contraception
Intentionally preventing pregnancy from occuring
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Faithfulness
Staying with and only having sex with your married partner
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Homosexuality
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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Procreation
Making a new life
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Promiscuity
Having sex with a number of partners without commitments
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Re-constituted Family
Where two sets of children become one family and their divorced parents marry eachother. (Step siblings)
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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 belngings for all types of people in society
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Discrimination
Treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/gender/colour/sexuality/age/socioeconomic class
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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
A marriage in which the husband and wife are from differnet religions
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Multi-ethnic Society
Many races and cultures living together
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Multi-faith Society
Many religions living together
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Prejudice
Believing some people are inferior or superior without knowing them
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Racial Harmony
Different races/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 coexist
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Sexism
Discriminating against people because of their gender
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Card 2

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Not believing in God

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Atheism

Card 3

Front

When your life is changed by giving yourself to God

Back

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Card 4

Front

The idea that humans are free to make their own choices

Back

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Card 5

Front

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

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