Religion and Life - Keywords

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Not being sure whether God exists.
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Believing that God does not exist.
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When your life is changed by giving yourself to God.
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Free Will
The idea that humens are free to make their own choices.
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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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The feeling of a presence of something greater than you.
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The belief that God is all-good.
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The belief that God is all-powerful.
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The belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is about to happen.
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An attempt to contact God, usually through words.
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The removal of a feotus 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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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 someone 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 good reason for thinking they would want you to do so.
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Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g. ghosts, mediums.
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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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The belief that, 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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A sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner.
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Civil Partnership
A legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife.
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Living together without being married.
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Intentionall preventing pregnancy from occuring.
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Staying with your marriage partner and having sex only with them.
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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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Making new life.
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Having sex with a number of partners without commitment.
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Re-constituted Family
Wher two sets of children (stepbrothers and stepsisters) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other.
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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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Treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/ gender/ colour/ sexuality/ age/ class.
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Ethnic Minority
A member of an ethnic group (race) which is much smaller than the majority group.
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Interfaith Marriages
A marriage in which the husband and wife 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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Believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them.
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Racial Harmony
Different races/ colours living together happily.
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The belief that some races are superior to others.
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Religious Freedom
The right to practice 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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Discriminating against people because of their gender (being male or female).
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Believing that God does not exist.



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When your life is changed by giving yourself to God.


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The idea that humens are free to make their own choices.


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


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