RE UNIT 1

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Causation Argument
the existence of the universe proves God's existence as everything must have a cause.
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Design Argument
the idea that the world is so complex that somebody must have invited it and that inventor is God, so this proves God's existence.
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Problem of Evil
God is supposedly OMNIBENEVOLENT, OMNIPOTENT and OMNISCIENT but he cannot be all as evil still exists so either God is not all of these things or he doesn't exist.
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Scientific Explanations of the World
The Big Bang theory explains how the universe began and Evolution explains where animals and humans came from.
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Religious Upbringings
Children are baptised, taught to pray, attend church and sunday school. Usually celebrate Christmas and Easter
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Religious Experiences
Numinous experience: the 'wow factor' Prayer: answered prayers can strengthen faith Miracles: can convince people god is real Conversion: when people believe they have experienced God and want to commit their lives to him.
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Christian attitudes to Euthanasia
Sanctity of life. Doctrine of double effect. Seen as murder, forbidden in the 10 commandments.
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Islamic attitudes to Euthanasia
strongly against. Qur'an says its wrong, results in hell. sanctity of life. putting yourself at level with God. life is a test, ending it early is cheating.
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Christian views on Life after Death
Evidence of paranormal. Jesus rose from the dead. final judgement. spiritual resurrection. Heaven and Hell. gives life meaning.
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Islamic views on Life after Death
Gives life meaning and purpose. Life is a test=life after death means 'test' makes sense. Muhammed says one of the six fundamental beliefs is life after death.
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Christian views on Abortion.
Catholic: wrong. sanctity of life. murder. Liberal: allowed in some circumstances. e.g mother's age. ****.
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Islamic views on Abortion:
allowed up to 120 days. because: danger to mother, Shari'ah law= mother's life more important. SOME DISAGREE: Qur'an bans abortion, murder.
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Non religious views on life after death
Evidence of ghosts. Mediums only talk of things the dead could know. Near Death Experiences.
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the idea that the world is so complex that somebody must have invited it and that inventor is God, so this proves God's existence.

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Design Argument

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God is supposedly OMNIBENEVOLENT, OMNIPOTENT and OMNISCIENT but he cannot be all as evil still exists so either God is not all of these things or he doesn't exist.

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The Big Bang theory explains how the universe began and Evolution explains where animals and humans came from.

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Children are baptised, taught to pray, attend church and sunday school. Usually celebrate Christmas and Easter

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