Religion and Life

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Abortion
Removing a foetus from the womb before it becomes an embryo.
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Adultery
Having sex with someone other than your married partner.
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Agnostisim
No being sure of God's existence.
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Assisted Suicide
Providing someone seriously ill with the means to commit suicide.
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Athesim
Believing that God does not exist.
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Civil Partnership
A legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple he same legal rights as a husband and wife.
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Cohabitation
Living together without being married.
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Community Cohesion
A vision and shared sense of longing for all groups in society.
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Contraception
Preventing pregnancy from occurring.
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Conversion
When your life is changed by giving yourself to God.
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Discrimination
Treating people less favourably due to etnicity etc.
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Ethnic Minority
Ethnic group smaller than the majority groups.
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Euthanasia
The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease.
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Faithfulness
Staying and only having sex with your marriage partner.
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Free Will
The idea that humans are free to make their own choices.
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Homsexuality
Sexual attraction to the same sex.
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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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Interfaith Marriage
Marriage where husband and wife are from different religions.
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Miracle
Something which seems to break the 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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Multi-ethnic Society
Different races and cultures living together in one society.
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Multi-faith Society
Different religions living together in one society.
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Natural Evil
Things that cause suffering and has nothing to do with humans.
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Near-death Experience
When someone is about to die and 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 for thinking they would want to do so.
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Nuclear Family
Mother, father and children living together as a unit.
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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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Omni-potent
The belief that God is all powerful.
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Omniscient
The belief that God knows everything that has and is going to happen.
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Paranormal
Unexplained things which are thought to have a spiritual cause. E.g. ghosts.
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Prayer
An attempt to contact God through words.
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Prejudice
Believing that some people are inferior/superior without knowing them.
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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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Quality of Life
The idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living.
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Racial Harmony
Different ethnic groups living together peacefully.
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Racism
The belief that some ethnic groups are superior to others.
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Re-constituted Family
Two sets of children become one family when their divorced parents marry each other.
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Reincarnation
The belief that, after death, souls are reborn in a new body.
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Religious Experience
An experience that makes the person having the experience feel the presence of God.
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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 co-exist.
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Re-marriage
Marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage.
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Resurrection
The belief that, after death, the body is raised for judgement day.
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Sanctity of Life
The belief that life is holy and belongs to God.
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Sexism
Discriminating people because of their gender.
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Voluntary Euthanasia
Ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death.
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Providing someone seriously ill with the means to commit suicide.

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