RE Unit 8 Key Words

What is the definition of 'Bible'?
The holy book of christians
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What is the definition of 'Church'?
The community of Christians (with a small c it means a christian place of worship)
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What is the definition of 'Conscience'?
An inner feeling of the rightness or wrongness of an action
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What is the definition of 'The Decalogue'?
The Ten Commandments
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What is the definition of 'Political Party'?
A group that tries to be elected to power on the basis of its policies. e.g Labour, Conservatives, Lib Dems
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What is the definition of 'Pressure Group'?
A group formed to influence government policy on a particular issue
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What is the definition of 'Situation Ethics'?
The idea that Christians should base moral decisions on what is the most loving thing to do
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What is the definition of 'Social Change'?
The way in which society has changed and is changing (and also the possibilities for change in the future)
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What is the definition of 'Democratic Processes'?
The ways in which citizens can take part in government (usually through elections)
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What is the definition of 'Electoral Processes'?
The way in which voting is organised
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What is the definition of 'The Golden Rule'?
Jesus' teaching that you should treat other people as you would like them to treat you
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What is the definition of 'Human Rights'?
The rights and freedoms to which everyone is entitled
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What is the definition of 'Artificial Insemination'?
Injecting semen into the uterus by artificial means
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What is the definition of 'Conservation'?
Protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment
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What is the definition of 'Embryo'?
A fertilised egg in the first eight weeks after conception
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What is the definition of 'Creation'?
The act of creating the universe or the universe has been created
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What is the definition of 'Environment'?
The surroundings in which plants and animals live and on which they depend on to live
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What is the definition of 'Global Warming'?
The increase in the temperature of the earth's atmosphere (thought to be caused by the greenhouse effect)
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What is the definition of 'Infertility'?
Not being able to have children
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What is the definition of 'Natural Resources'?
Naturally occurring materials such as oil and fertile land which can be used by humans
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What is the definition of 'Stewardship'?
Looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation
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What is the definition of 'Organ Donation'?
Giving organs to be used in transplant surgery
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What is the definition of 'Surrogacy'?
An arrangement whereby a woman bears a child on behalf of another woman
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What is the definition of 'In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)'?
The method of fertilising a human egg in a test tube
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What is the definition of 'Church'?

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The community of Christians (with a small c it means a christian place of worship)

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What is the definition of 'Conscience'?

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What is the definition of 'The Decalogue'?

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What is the definition of 'Political Party'?

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