Religious Education keywords

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agnosticism
Not being sure whether god exists
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atheism
believing that god dosent exist
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conversion
when your life is changed by giving yourself to god
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numinous
the feeling of the presence of something greater than you
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design argument
when things are connected and seem to have a purpose e.g the eye is designed for seeing
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morol 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 e.g eathquakes
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paranormal
unexplained things which are thought to have spritual causes, e.g ghosts, mediums
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near death experince
when somebody about to die has an out if body experience
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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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ressurection
the belief that, after death, the body stays in the grave untill the end of the world when it is raised
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reincarnation
the belief that after death souls are reborn in a new body
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abortion
the removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
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euthanasia
the painfull killing of someone dying from a painful disease
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quality of life
the idea that life must have benifits for it to be worth living
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cohabitation
living together without being married
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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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contraception
intentionally preventing pregnancy from occuring
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pre-marital sex
sex before marriage
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promiscuity
having sex with a number of partners without commitment
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reconstituted family
where two sets of children (stepbrother/sisters) become one family when there divorced parents marry each there
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community cohesion
a common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society
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prejudice
believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them
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discrimination
treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/gender/colour/sexuality
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ethnic minority
a member of an ethnic group which is much smaller than the majority group
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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 place
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racial harmony
different races/colours living together happily
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religious freedom
the right to practice your religion and change your religion
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religious pluralism
accepting all regions as having an equal right to coexist
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believing that god dosent exist

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atheism

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when your life is changed by giving yourself to god

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Card 4

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the feeling of the presence of something greater than you

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Card 5

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when things are connected and seem to have a purpose e.g the eye is designed for seeing

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