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what is god and the issues about god in christianity?
trinity,father,son+holy spirit.Creator of the world.symbolism-god presence in bible as fire,wind,dove.
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what are christians response to god?
vocation-feeling called by God to a specific career e.g as a minister. Free will and choice-how do christians choose and decide what life to lead and how to behave
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what is the sanctify of life?
the belief that all life is scared and unique
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what is the purpose of life for christians?
not just luck but part of Gods plan. e.g. the Genesis story and creation of people
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when do roman catholics believe life starts?
at conception. there are a range of ideas held by different christian denominations about when life starts
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what are the key issues regarding the sanctity of life?
Euthanasia,suicide,funerals,life after death,abortion,IVF,organ donation,capital punishment
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what do christians believe about life after death?
jesus overcame death through the resurrection+death isn't to be feared. Apostle Creed states"we believe in the resurrection of the body and life everlasting'.Most christians believe there is life after death-the body decays but the soul lives.If live
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What do roman catholics believe about life after death?
believe in purgatory,a kind of half-way house to heaven.
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What is salvation in christians belief of life after death?
key belief in christianity.teaches you must accept jesus as a saviour to enter into heaven(salvation by faith) or follow the example of jesus's life(salvation by works)
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explain funerals in Christianity
a tribute to the life of the person and their contribution to society.Conducted by priest,passages from bible read reminding congregation of promise of eternal life.either burial or cremation.Roman catholics- hold a special mass called Requiem mass
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what does euthanasia mean?
gentle,easy death:early end of life for the terminally ill
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what does resurrection mean?
central belief that jesus rose from the dead
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what does vocation mean?
a religious calling
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what does secular mean?
non religious
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describe god in Islam- Allah
allah is one(Tawhid).Allah is eternal,universal,creator,sustainer.All should submit to the will of Allah.worship and prayer.
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Islam beliefs on sanctity of life
life gift from allah.it is sacred.it is allah who gives and takes life.Only ok to take life in self defence,defence of islamic faith.
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Islam beliefs on abortion
life is a gift from allah and abortion is a sin. 'do not kill your children in fear of poverty. We shall provide for both them and you.'Some m believe abortion if life of mother at risk
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when do muslims believe life begins?
before conception,as Allah has a plan for each life.
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Islam beliefs on IVF
Muslims only accept certain forms of IVF+only if couple are married.
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Islam beliefs on Euthanasia
totally against it.Life can only be ended by Allah.Doctors committing a sin if carry out euthanasia.Alah has a already decided how long a person will live.Muslims believe good can come from suffering.Voluntary euthanasia would count as suicide.Many m
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islam beliefs on suicide
condemned in Islam. 'whoever commits suicide with something will be punished with the same thing in the hell fire'
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What do muslims believe on life after death?
AKHIRAH-muslim term for life after death.muslims believe have both physical body+soul. soul lives on after death and waits to be judged on day of judgement by angel of death. Qur'an teaches on DOJ righteous go to Jannat unrighteous go to Johannam.
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explain funeral rites in Islam
burial in a coffin.takes place within 24 hours if possible.relatives of same sex wash and prepare the body for burial.The shahadah is whispered to the dead person
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what is the after life?
continuation of human existence after death. for example,heaven
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what is awe?
sense of wonder in relation to God's creation or presence. for example, a sunset,a view
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what is a community?
group of people who are joined together bc they share something in common. for example,i am part of MHS
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what is god?
ultimate and supreme power to whom worship is given. for example, christians believe in one god
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what is revelation?
way in which god chooses to reveal god's nature to people. for example.god reveals himself to moses as a burning bush
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what is symbolism?
representation of an idea through actions or images.for example,the cross
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what is an atheist?
someone who does not believe in god and is convinced he is not real
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what does agnostic mean?
someone who is not sure if god is real and feels proof of god is beyond human knowledge and experience
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what does theist mean?
someone who does believe in god and is convinced he is real
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god is real because there is so much evidence to prove it. give two reasons why a religious believer may agree/disagree with this statement
agree- many theists had religious experiences e.g. completely overwhelmed by a sense of gods presence. some believe god has a master plan that humans are not aware of bc god is beyond our human understanding
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three reasons to agree with the statement 'religion has no value in todays secular society'
some religions are promoted in a negative way in media,ppl more interested in other things,fewer people brought up to be religious bc of changes to family life in todays society
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three reasons to disagree with statement 'religion has no value in todays secular society'
religion gives people hope and faith,guidance for those in need,gives you clear ideas on what is moral
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how do people experience god?
great religious leaders-many RB feel that following example of leaders like MLK-lead then closer to god. Miracles-many RB claim to have experienced miracles+therefore,the power of god. Worship+prayer-RB feel that through this they develop a direct re
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why is the afterlife very important to many religious believers?
reminder that what they do in this life(good or bad)may affect eternal lives. Some RB argue reaching afterlife is their end goal+therefore must always be aware of how they live life now.
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what is the afterlife?
continuation of human existence after death
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describe Jannat in islam life after death
paradise. a garden where people will be young again and able to enjoy all its pleasures
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describe Johannam in island life after death
hell. place of intense heat,torture and pain. place of great suffering
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why do people believe in god?
worship,an inner feeling of peace and happiness,a miracle,the natural beauty of the world
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what do hindu's believe about life after death?
believe in reincarnation-belief that after death the soul of person passes into a new body+life.Atman-means soul.Believe in karma-the sum of good and bad actions taken.Moksha-release from constant reincarnation to be with Brahman(main hindu god)
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what are funerals?
way of celebrating the life of the deceased:allow friends and fan to say goodbye+grieve for their loved one. marks end of persons life. allows people to pay respects+remember the deceased
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explain teachings on funeral rites in Hinduism
immediate fan carry out rituals needed. body prepared by putting water from river Ganges or tulsi leaf in mouth. time given for fam to say goodbye.take place within 24hrs if possible.ceremony usually by priest+eldest son.Prefer cremation bc believe i
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explain teachings on funeral rites in Christianity
service starts with words from John ||,either buried or cremated depending on the choice.poems from bible and hymns sung. prayers for deceased for them and family.will be an eulogy. fam and friends gather afterwards to share memories
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christianity life after death
heaven(place of eternal happiness with god),hell(fiery place of punishment),purgatory. roman cath idea,soul goes until it is purified
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