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Baptism
The ceremony when you become accepted into the church and you call call yourself a christian
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Conformation
Where you become officially part of the church and agree to commit to the religion
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Prayer
An attempt to contact God, usually through words
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Miracles
something that breaks the laws of science
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Numinous
The feeling of the presence of God
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Conversion
A word used to describe an experience of God which is so great the people commit to that religion
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Causation
The starting point for something, for example something has been caused by something else
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Agnosticism
someone who is unsure whether to believe in God or not
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Atheism
someone who doesn't believe in God
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Evolutionist
a person who believes in the theories of evolution and natural selection
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Creationist
the literal belief in the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis
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Moral evil
suffering caused by humans acting in a way that is considered morally wrong
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Natural evil
suffering caused by events that have nothing to do with humans, and which are to do with the way the world is
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Omnipotent
The idea that God is all powerful
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Omniscient
The idea that God is all knowing
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Omnibenolent
The idea that God is all loving
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Cohabitation
Living together without being married
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Marriage
The condition of a man and woman legally united for the purpose of living together and usually having children
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Pre-marital sex
Sex before marriage
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Faithfulness
Staying with your marriage partner and only having sex with them
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Adultery
An act of sexual intercourse between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner
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Promiscuity
having sex with a number of partners without commitment
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Homosexuality
a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
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Procreation
The act of having children
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Divorce
the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body
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Annulment
A declaration that the marriage of a couple as never a true marriage so the partners are free to marry
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Arranged marriage
a marriage planned and agreed to by the families or guardians of the bride and groom, who have little or no say in the matter themselves
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Mahr
a mahr is a mandatory payment, in the form of money or possessions paid by the groom, or by groom's father, to the bride at the time of marriage
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Hadith
The book that Muhammad wrote
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Hetresexual
Sexual attraction to people of the opposite sex
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Civil Partnership
A legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same rights as a husband and wife
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Celibate
Without sex
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al-fatiha
The first chapter of the Qur'an
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Contraception
intentionally preventing pregnancy from occuring
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Sexism
Discriminating against people because of their gender (being male or female)
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Discrimination
the unfair treatment of a person of a certain group based on their class or catagory
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Hijab
the scarf covering the head and shoulders
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Niqub
The scarf covering head, shoulders and half of the face
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Burka
Full body suit covering all of their face apart for eyes mainly
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Multi-ethic society
This is one where races live together all in one society
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Fundamentalist
Someone who thinks only their views are right
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Moral decision
When you have to do the 'right' or 'wrong' thing
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Church
The Community of Christians around the world
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church
The building that Christians worship in
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Situation ethics
The idea that the best thing to do is always what the most loving this is
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Ex-Cathedra
God speaking through the voice of the Pope
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General Synod
The 'parliament' of the church of England
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Magisterium
the Pope and Bishops interpreting the Bible for Catholics today
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Human rights
a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person
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Conscience
an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behaviour
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The declogue
The ten commandments
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Democracy
Government is chosen by the people, run by the people and acts for the people
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Suffragettes
Group of women of fought for women's rights
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Electoral process
The way in which voting is organised
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MP
Member of Parliament
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MEP
Member of European parliament
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Pressure Group
A group that is formed to influence the government on a particular issue
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The golden rule
Do to others what you would have them do to you
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Global warming
Global warming is the increase in the temperature of the Earth's atosphere
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Solar activity
the change in the amount of radiation emitted by the Sun
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Genetic Engineering
the deliberate modification of the characters of an organism by the manipulation of the genetic material
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Non-renewable sourses
a resource that does not renew itself at a sufficient rate
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Renewable sourse
any natural resource (as wood or solar energy) that can be replenished naturally with the passage of time
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Natural resources
Naturally occurring materials that can be used by humans
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Conservation
Protecting and preserving the natural resources and the environment
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creation
the act of creating the universe or the universe that has been created
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Environment
the surroundings in which plants or animals live in and depend on
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stewardship
Looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation
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Dominion
to look after and have control everything
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Khalifah
someone who looks after the planet (steward)
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Ummah
The muslim community
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Judgement day
when people stand before Allah at the end of the world to be judged
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Shari'ah
Islamic law based on the Qur'an
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IVF
In-vitro fertilisation - egg is fertilised out of the womb then put back in
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AIH
Artificial insemination by husband - husbands sperm is inserted into his wife
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Egg donation
When an egg is donated by another woman
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Embryo Donation
when both egg and sperm are donated and inserted through IVF
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Surrogacy
When another woman has the pregnancy for a man and woman
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Infertility
Not being able to have children
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United nations
an organization of independent states formed in 1945 to promote international peace and security
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World peace
World peace is an ideal of freedom, peace, and happiness among and within all nations and people
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ICC
International criminal court - The International Criminal Court is a permanent tribunal to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression
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War crime
Violations of the law or customs of war
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Pacifist
Someone who will not fight in wars
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Reconciliation
Bringing together people who were opposed to each other
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Pacifism
The belief that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means
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War
Armed conflict between two or more nations
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Agression
Attacking without being provoked
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Exploitation
taking advantage of a weaker group
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Just war
A war that is fought for the right reasons and in the right way
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Jihad
the use of self defence and or a personal struggle
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Jannah
Islamic heaven
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Bullying
to intimidate or threaten someone weaker than yourself
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Arranged marriage
a marriage planned and agreed to by the families or guardians of the bride and groom
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forgiveness
the action or process of forgiving or being forgiven
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Anarchists
People who are against laws and society
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Law
Rules made by the government and enforceable by the courts
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Justice
fair allocation of punishment or reward
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Crime
An act against the law
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Judgement
the act of judging people and their actions
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Retribution
To make the offender suffer and pay for what they did
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Deterrence
to put people off committing futher crimes
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Reform
Changing the character of the criminal so they keep the law in the future
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Protection
keeping society safe from criminals
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Exclusivist
Strong religion, believes that all other religions are wrong
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Inclusivist
Your religion is right but others have some truth
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Pluralist
All religions are right
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Capital punishment
the legally authorised killing of someone as a punishment for a crime
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Corporal punishment
Physical punishment such as canning or flogging
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Passive smoking
the involuntary inhaling of smoke from other people's cigarettes
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custodial
Prison sentence
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Where you become officially part of the church and agree to commit to the religion

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Conformation

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An attempt to contact God, usually through words

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something that breaks the laws of science

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The feeling of the presence of God

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