Religious Studies: Good and Evil Keywords

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Definition of Conscience
An inner voice or feeling giving guidance on the rightness or wrongness of behaviour.
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Definition of Free Will
The belief that God created humans with the ability to make moral choices.
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Definition of Golden Rule
Jesus' teaching the people that they should treat others as they wish to be treated themselves.
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Definition of Job
Biblical Character whose faith is tested
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Definition of Moral Evil
Evil and suffering caused by people
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Definition of Natural Evil
Evil and Suffering caused by natural events such as Earthquakes.
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Definition of Omnipotent
Powerful - able to do anything.
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Definition of Omniscient
All knowing
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Definition of original sin
The sin which was brought into the world at the fall and which Christianity teaches everyone is born with.
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Definition of redemption
The idea that sins can be forgiven and a person can be redeemed. Jesus is often referred to by Christians as the Redeemer as he died for the sins of the whole world.
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Definition of Sacrifice
Giving up a life for God
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Definition of The Devil/Satan
A supernatural evil power
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Definition of The Fall
The disobedience of Adam and Eve resulting in their expulsion from Eden
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Definition of Theodicies
Arguments justifying why there is evil in the world if God is good
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Definition of Free Will

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The belief that God created humans with the ability to make moral choices.

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Definition of Golden Rule

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Definition of Job

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