Religious studies (Looking for meaning)

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What is afterlife?
The continuation of human existence after death.
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What is agnostic?
Believing that you can’t know if god exists
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What is an atheist?
Believing there is no god
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What is awe?
A sense of wonder in relation to god’s creation or presence.
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What is community?
A group of people that share something in common.
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What is faith?
Believe in god without the need for proof
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What is god?
Ultimate and supreme power
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What is revelation?
The ways in which god reveals himself to people
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What is symbolism?
A representation of an idea though actions or an image.
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What is the meaning of the word immanent?
God is always involved and acting in the world
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What is the meaning of the word transcendent?
God is above and beyond the world.
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What is the meaning of the word immanent?
God is in the world and plays can active role within our lives
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What is the meaning of the word omniscient?
All knowing
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What is the meaning of the word benevolent?
God is good.
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What is the meaning of the word omnipotent?
God is all powerful and there is nothing he ant do.
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What is the meaning of the word omnipresent?
Everywhere
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What are the arguments for the existence of god?
The teaching bible, god gave us freewill, god is beyond human understanding
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What are the arguments against the existence of god?
Science can explain how the earth was crated, evil and suffering, no evidence, unanswered prayers
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What is the meaning of a secular society?
A society that is not ruled by religion.
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What does Christianity teach about god?
He is the messiah, takes 3 persons, the holy spirit sanctifies (makes his holy) , god the sun died to save our sins. Omniscient, omnipresent, eternal, holy, judge, omnipotent, transcendent, immanent
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What evidence is there that Britain is a secular society?
Majority of people don’t go to church. Shops are now open on Sundays
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What does the trinity show?
That god can be represented as 3 difference people’s god the father- creator of the universe transcendent , son – saviour and holy spirit- works in the world and people’s hearts immanent.
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What is vocation?
It is something that god calls someone to do.
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how might a christian worship God?
Prayer- Christian might say the Lord’s Prayer can be group or solo. Communion – blood and body Jesus says take this in memory of me. Vocation- religious calling e.g to become a priest. Doing a job that shows service to others.
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Symbols in Christianity.
Cross- reminder of crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. Dove-represents the holy spirit and idea of peace. Fish symbol- secret sign used by Christians being persecuted.
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Symbols in Judaism
Kippah – gods intelligence is greater than humans.
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Is Britain a secular country?
Is Britain a secular country? Yes- shops are open on Sundays. Not everybody goes to church. No- we have religious holidays
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What does Christianity teach about the afterlife?
Christianity teaches immortality of the soul, the soul will be resurrected for judgement day .Christians believe that there is heaven (place of paradise), hell (place where satan rules) and purgatory ( a place where the soul is cleansed.
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Believing in the afterlife is the most important part of a religion.
Believing in an afterlife encourages moral behaviour, brings comfort when people die, makes people not fear death, gives a purpose to lives, the fear of punishment or promise of rewards encourages moral behaviour.
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