Religion and Life

Agnosticism
not being sure whether God exists
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Atheism
believing that God does not exist
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Conversion
when your life is changed by giving yourself to God
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Free time
the idea that humans are free to make their own choices
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Miracle
something which seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done it
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Moral evil
actions done by humans which cause suffering
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Natural evil
things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans
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Numinous
the feeling of the presence of something greater than you
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Omni-benevolent
the belief that God is all-good
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Omnipotent
the belief that God is all powerful
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Omniscient
the belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen
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Prayer
an attempt to contact God, usually through words
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Abortion
the removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
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Assisted suicide
providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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Euthanasia
the painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease
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Immortality of the soul
the idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body
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Near-death experience
when somebody about to die has an out of body experience
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Non-voluntary euthanasia
ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have a good reason of thinking they would want you to do so
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Paranormal
unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes
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Quality of life
the idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living
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Reincarnation
the belief that, after death, souls are reborn in a new body
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Resurrection
the belief, after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised
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Sanctity of life
the belief that life is holy and belongs to God
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Voluntary euthanasia
ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death
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Adultery
a sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner
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Cohabitation
intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring
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Faithfulness
staying with your marriage partner
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Homosexuality
sexual attraction to the same sex
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Nuclear family
mother, father and children living as a unit
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Pre-marital sex
sex before marriage
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Procreation
making a new life
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Promiscuity
having sex with a number of partners without commitment
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Re-constituted family
where two sets of children become one family when their divorced parents marry each other
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Re-marriage
marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage
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Community cohesion
a common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society
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Discrimination
treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/gender/colour/sexuality/sage/class
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Ethnic minority
a member of an ethnic group (race) which is much smaller than the minority group
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Interfaith marriages
marriage where the partners are from different religions
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multi-ethnic society
many different races and cultures living together in one society
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multi-faith society
many different religions living together in one society
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Prejudice
believing some people to be inferior or superior without even knowing them
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Racial harmony
different races living together happily
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Racism
the belief that some races are superior to others
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religious freedom
the right to practise your religion and change your religion
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Religious pluralism
accepting all religions as having an equal right to coexist
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Sexism
discriminating against people because of their gender
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Card 2

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believing that God does not exist

Back

Atheism

Card 3

Front

when your life is changed by giving yourself to God

Back

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Card 4

Front

the idea that humans are free to make their own choices

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

something which seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done it

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Preview of the back of card 5
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