Religion and Young People

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Define Initiation
To be entered formally into a religion
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Give an example of initiation in Christianity.
Infant Baptism/Christening - Baby dressed in white to symbolise purity, 'In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit'. Not all christians perform infant baptism.
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Give an example of initiaiton in Judaism.
At 8 days boys are circumsised (Brit Milah). This is performed in the home by a Moleh. The child becomes part of God's chosen people, part of the COVENANT
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Give two examples of Moral Codes.
a) The Ten Commandments b) The Golden Rule - 'do unto others as you would have them do onto you' c) The eightfold path in buddhism
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Define a secular society.
A secular society is one that is non religious, for many religion is not at the centre of their lives.
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What events can young people go to to further their religion?
Boys/Girls Brigade - Provide oppurtunities to take part in fun activities. Soul Survivor is a festival. Mecca is a religious pilgrimage. Or any other religiously inspired charitiy work.
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What is marginalisation?
Young people being isolated and left out.
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What is a generation gap?
The idea that young people are not understood by the older generation and are often portrayed negatively.
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What three things do religion give young people a sense of?
Purpose, Empowerment, and Brotherhood.
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What do Jewish people do to confirm their faith?
They undergo a Bar/Bat Mitzvah as a boy/girl aged 12/13. Thy read passages from the torah in hebrew during synagogue services. They are now regarded as responsible for their decisions.
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What does the 1988 Education Act Law state?
RE must be provided for all students in state schools. RE should promote spiritual, moral and cultural development. Schools should provide collective daily worship. Often this is achieved through assemblies with a religious message.
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What are 'Faith Schools'?
Schools run by religious group rather than the state. Most are CofE or Roman Catholic. Controversially these schools can be divisive in a multicultural society.
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What do commitment ceremonies show?
Enables a believer to show commitment to their faith, celebrating becoming an adult.
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What do christians do to confirm their faith?
They undergo a 'confirmation', when a young person around 12 years old can confirm the promises made at their christening. Classes are held to prepare, bishop asks the candidate to answer 3 questions. They receive holy communion.
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What is a 'Believers Baptism?'
This is where a person confesses their faith in Jesus and is baptised by full immersion in water, symbolising the death and resurrection of Jesus.
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What do parents do to further their child's religious upbringing?
They bring up children in beliefs, teachings, practices, rituals and rules of that religion.
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Infant Baptism/Christening - Baby dressed in white to symbolise purity, 'In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit'. Not all christians perform infant baptism.

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Give an example of initiation in Christianity.

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At 8 days boys are circumsised (Brit Milah). This is performed in the home by a Moleh. The child becomes part of God's chosen people, part of the COVENANT

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a) The Ten Commandments b) The Golden Rule - 'do unto others as you would have them do onto you' c) The eightfold path in buddhism

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A secular society is one that is non religious, for many religion is not at the centre of their lives.

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