Religion and Society

Bible
The holy book of Christians
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Church
the community of christians
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Conscience
the inner feeling of wrongness or rightness of an action
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The Decalogue
the Ten Commandments
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Democratic process
the ways in which all citizens can take part in government
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Electoral process
the ways in which voting is organised
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The Golden Rule
the teaching of Jesus that you should treat others as you would like them to treat you
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Human rights
the rights and freedoms to which everyone is entitled
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Political Party
a group which tries to be elected into power on the basis of its policies
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Pressure party
a group formed to influence government policy on a particular issue
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Situation ethics
the idea that Christians should base moral decisions' on the most loving thing to do
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Social change
the way in which society has changed and is changing
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Artificial Insemination
injecting semen into the uterus by artificial means
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Conservation
protecting and reserving natural resources and the environment
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Creation
the act of creating the universe or the universe which has been created
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Embryo
a fertilised egg in the first eights weeks after conception
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Environment
the surroundings which plants and animals live on and on which they depend to live
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Global warming
the increase in the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere
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Infertility
not being able to have children
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In-vitro fertilisation
the method of fertilising an egg in a test tube
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Natural resources
naturally occurring materials which can be used by humans
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Organ donation
giving organs to be used in transplant surgery
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Stewardship
looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation
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Surrogacy
an arrangement whereby a woman bears a child on behalf of another woman
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Aggression
Attacking without being provoked
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Bullying
intimidating/frightening people weaker than yourself
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Conflict resolution
bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion
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Exploitation
taking advantage of a weaker group
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Forgiveness
pardoning someone for what they have done wrong
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Just war
a war which is fought for the right reasons and in the right way
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Pacifism
the belief that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means
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Reconciliation
bringing together people who were opposed to each other
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Respect
treating another person or their feelings with consideration
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The United Nations
an international body set up to promote world peace and cooperation
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Weapons of mass destruction
weapons which can destroy large areas and numbers of people
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World peace
the ending of war throughout the whole world
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Addiction
a recurring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless of its bad effects
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Capital Punishment
the death of penalty for a crime or offence
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Crime
an act or omission against the law
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Detterence
the idea that punishments should be of such a nature that they will put people off committing crimes
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Judgement
the act of judging people and their actions
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Justice
due allocation of reward and punishment
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Law
rules made by Parliament and enforceable by the courts
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Reform
the idea that punishments should try to change criminals so that they will not commit crimes again
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Rehabilitation
restore to normal life
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Retribution
the idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done
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Sin
an act against the will of God
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Card 2

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the community of christians

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Church

Card 3

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the inner feeling of wrongness or rightness of an action

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Card 4

Front

the Ten Commandments

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Card 5

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the ways in which all citizens can take part in government

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