Religious studies Long course: topic 1

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What is the meaning of the word?
Peace
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What is the meaning of the term jihad?
Striving because of the love of Allah.
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What is the meaning of the term Greater Jihad?
An effort made by each Muslim individually to serve Allah to the best of their ability. For example to get up before sunrise in order to pray during Ramadan.
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What must there be in order for there to be peace?
An absence of oppression and injustice
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What is the meaning of the term lesser Jihad?
It is a military jihad – when Muslims are called upon to fight for the honour or preservation of their faith.
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What is the meaning of the term shahid?
A shahid is a Muslim that is willing to lay down their life for their religion
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What is the meaning of the term mujahid?
A Muslim who engages in jihad.
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What is the aim of holy war?
To fight to create a situation where Muslims are free to worship Allah and live in peace.
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What is the meaning of the term conflict?
Clashes and the breakdown of relationships e.g the crusades which began in 1095 were caused by clashes between different religions.
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What is the meaning of the term shahid?
A shahid is a Muslim that is willing to lay down their life for their religion
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What is the meaning of the term mujahid?
A Muslim who engages in jihad.
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What is the aim of holy war?
To fight to create a situation where Muslims are free to worship Allah and live in peace.
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What is the meaning of the term conflict?
Clashes and the breakdown of relationships e.g the crusades which began in 1095 were caused by clashes between different religions.
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What is the meaning of the term interfaith dialogue?
Exploring common ground between different faith groups e.g corrymeela (their objective was peace-building through the healing of religious divisions
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What is the meaning of the term a just war?
A war that can be justified according to certain to certain conditions.
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What is the meaning of the term pacifism?
The belief that any form of violence of war is unacceptable. Examples: Quakers, refusing to fight in wars.
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What is the meaning of the term reconciliation?
Making up and saying sorry after a dispute and moving on. E.g forgiving each other.
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What is the just war theory?
A theory designed to stop Christians feeling guilty for going to war
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Who designed the just was theory?
Thomas Aquinas – he was a monk and philosopher.
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Name 3 of the just war theory conditions.
Started by the government, the end result needs to be peace, it should be the last resort, and innocent people should not be killed.
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What is the meaning of the term shahid?
A shahid is a Muslim that is willing to lay down their life for their religion
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What is the meaning of the term mujahid?
A Muslim who engages in jihad.
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What is the aim of holy war?
To fight to create a situation where Muslims are free to worship Allah and live in peace.
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What is the meaning of the term conflict?
Clashes and the breakdown of relationships e.g the crusades which began in 1095 were caused by clashes between different religions.
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What is the meaning of the term interfaith dialogue?
Exploring common ground between different faith groups e.g corrymeela (their objective was peace-building through the healing of religious divisions
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What is the meaning of the term a just war?
A war that can be justified according to certain to certain conditions.
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What is the meaning of the term pacifism?
The belief that any form of violence of war is unacceptable. Examples: Quakers, refusing to fight in wars.
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What is the meaning of the term reconciliation?
Making up and saying sorry after a dispute and moving on. E.g forgiving each other.
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What is the just war theory?
A theory designed to stop Christians feeling guilty for going to war
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Who designed the just was theory?
Thomas Aquinas – he was a monk and philosopher.
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Name 3 of the just war theory conditions.
Started by the government, the end result needs to be peace, it should be the last resort, and innocent people should not be killed.
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Give examples of circumstances where violence is allowed in Islam?
It the violence is in defence. If it is authorised by the Muslim authority. Innocent civilians are not attacked (particularly children and women).when the aim is to restore peace and freedom.
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Why might a nuclear pacifist not use nuclear weapons?
Because of the mass destruction that they could cause, unimaginable suffering.
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How and why would a Christian person express a belief without violence?
Nonviolent protesting – marching in silence. Jesus & M.L.K were pacifist- “turn the other cheek” “treat others the way you want to be treated gr “Jesus entered Jerusalem on a donkey which is a symbol of peace. Wrong
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Who are the Quakers?
A Christian denomination that teach the need for peace and equality, They send peace workers to work in countries where there is unrest
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What is the meaning of the term shahid?
A shahid is a Muslim that is willing to lay down their life for their religion
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What is the meaning of the term mujahid?
A Muslim who engages in jihad.
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What is the aim of holy war?
To fight to create a situation where Muslims are free to worship Allah and live in peace.
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What is the meaning of the term conflict?
Clashes and the breakdown of relationships e.g the crusades which began in 1095 were caused by clashes between different religions.
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What is the meaning of the term interfaith dialogue?
Exploring common ground between different faith groups e.g corrymeela (their objective was peace-building through the healing of religious divisions
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What is the meaning of the term a just war?
A war that can be justified according to certain to certain conditions.
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What is the meaning of the term shahid?
A shahid is a Muslim that is willing to lay down their life for their religion
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What is the meaning of the term mujahid?
A Muslim who engages in jihad.
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What is the aim of holy war?
To fight to create a situation where Muslims are free to worship Allah and live in peace.
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What is the meaning of the term conflict?
Clashes and the breakdown of relationships e.g the crusades which began in 1095 were caused by clashes between different religions.
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What is the meaning of the term interfaith dialogue?
Exploring common ground between different faith groups e.g corrymeela (their objective was peace-building through the healing of religious divisions
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What is the meaning of the term a just war?
A war that can be justified according to certain to certain conditions.
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What is the meaning of the term pacifism?
The belief that any form of violence of war is unacceptable. Examples: Quakers, refusing to fight in wars.
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What is the meaning of the term reconciliation?
Making up and saying sorry after a dispute and moving on. E.g forgiving each other.
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What is the just war theory?
A theory designed to stop Christians feeling guilty for going to war
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8 MARK QUESTIONS- SHOWING FORGIVENESS IS A SIGN OF WEAKNESS
Agree 1: Disrespectful to Allah 2 forgive someone who disrespects Islam. 2: Muslim’s should only forgive those who are truly repentant Disagree 1: god is omnipotent and I forgives us 2: Muhammad made his enemies friends through forgiveness.
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