RE Keywords

Unit 3

HideShow resource information
Paranormal
unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes, e.g. ghosts and mediums
1 of 40
Immortal Of the Soul
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body
2 of 40
Abortion
The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
3 of 40
Non-voluntary euthanasia
ending someone’s life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have good reason for thinking they would you want you to do so, e.g. switching of a life support machine
4 of 40
Sanctity of life
the belief that life is holy and belongs to God
5 of 40
Euthanasia
An easy and gentle death
6 of 40
Assisted Suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
7 of 40
Purgatory
a place Catholics believe you go to so as to work of sins before going to heaven
8 of 40
Near death Experience (NDE)
when someone about to die has an out of body experience
9 of 40
Voluntary euthanasia
when someone dying in pain asks a doctor to end his/her life personally
10 of 40
Quality of Life
the idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living
11 of 40
Adultery
an act of sexual intercourse between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner
12 of 40
Cohabitation
staying with your marriage partner and having sex only with them
13 of 40
Marriage
the condition of a man and woman legally united for the purpose of living together and, usually, having children
14 of 40
Pre-marital sex
sex before marriage
15 of 40
Procreation
making a new life
16 of 40
Contraception
intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring
17 of 40
Civil partnership
a legal ceremony giving homosexual couples the same legal rights as a husband and wife
18 of 40
Annulment
This means the marriages is invalid and never truly existed
19 of 40
Celibate
One without sex
20 of 40
Re-constituted family
where two sets of Children (step-brothers and sisters) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other
21 of 40
Nuclear family
mother, father and children living as a unit
22 of 40
Extended family
children, parents and grandparents/aunts/ uncles living as a unit in close proximity
23 of 40
Re-marriage
marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage
24 of 40
Annulment
a declaration by the Church that a marriage never lawfully existed
25 of 40
Homosexuality
sexual attraction people of the same gender
26 of 40
Promiscuity
having sex with a number of partner without commitment
27 of 40
Ethnic Minority
a member of an ethnic group (race) which is much smaller than the majority group
28 of 40
Interfaith marriage
marriage where the husband and wife are from different religions
29 of 40
Community Cohesion
a common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society
30 of 40
Religious freedom
the right to practise your religion and change your religion
31 of 40
Religious pluralism
accepting all religions as having an equal right to coexist
32 of 40
Multi-faith society
many different religions living together in one society
33 of 40
Racial harmony
different races/colours living together happily
34 of 40
Racism
the belief that some races are superior to others
35 of 40
Discrimination
putting prejudice into practice and treating people less favourably because of their race/gender/colour/class
36 of 40
Prejudice
believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them
37 of 40
Multi-ethnic society
many different races and cultures living together in one society
38 of 40
Sexism
discriminating against people because of their gender (being male or female)
39 of 40
Equality
the state of everyone having equal rights regardless of gender/race/class
40 of 40

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body

Back

Immortal Of the Soul

Card 3

Front

The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

ending someone’s life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have good reason for thinking they would you want you to do so, e.g. switching of a life support machine

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

the belief that life is holy and belongs to God

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Textbook resources »