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Bible
Holy book of Christians
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Church
Community of Christians (small 'c' is the building)
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Conscience
Inner feeling of right & wrong
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Decalogue
10 commandments
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Democratic processes
Ways in which citizens take part in goverrnment (usually through elections)
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Electoral processes
Ways is which voting in organised
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Golden rule
Teaching of Jesus that you should treat others as you would like to be treated
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Human rights
Rights & freedoms to which everyone is entitled
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Political party
Group which tries to be elected into power on the basis of its policies
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Pressure group
Group formed to influence government policy on an issue
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Situation ethics
Idea that Christians should base moral decisions on what is the most loving thing to do
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Social change
Way society has changed & is changing & possibilities of future change
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Addiction
Recurring compulsion to engage in an activity
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Capital punishment
The death penmalty for a crime/offence
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Crime
Act against the law
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Deterrence
Idea that a punishment should be of such nature that it should put people off from committing them
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Sin
Act against the will of God
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Judgement
Act of judging people & their actions
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Law
Rules made by the parliament and enforceable by the courts
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Justice
Due allocation of reward & punishment, the maintenance of what is right
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Rehabilitation
Restore to normal life
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Retribution
Idea that punishments should mke criminals pay for what they have done wrong
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Reform
Idea that punishments should try to change criminals so they will not commit crimes again
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Responsibility
Being responsible for ones actions
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Global warming
The increase in the temperature of the earth's atmosphere
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Natural resources
Naturally occurring materials (e.g oil & fertile land) which can be used by humans
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Conservation
Protecting & preserving natural resoucres & the environment
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Creation
Act of creating the universe, or the universe which has been creating
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Environment
Surrounding on which plants & animals live & on which they depend to live
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Stewarship
Looking after something so that it can be passed to the next generation
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Artificial insemination
Injecting semen into the uterus by artificial means
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Embryo
Fertilised egg in the first eight weeks after conception
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Infertility
Not being able to have children
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In-vitro fertilisation (IVF)
Method of fertilising a human egg in a test tube
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Surrogacy
Aarrangement whereby a woman bears a child on behalf of another woman OR where an egg is donated & fertilised by the husband through IVF & then implanted into the wife’s uterus
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Organ doantion
Giving organs to be used in transplant surgery
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Conflict resolution
Bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion
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The United Nations (UN)
International body set up to promote world peace & cooperation
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World peace
Basic aim of the UN by removing the causes of war to end war throughout the world
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Aggression
Attacking without being provoked
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Exploitation
Taking advantage of a weaker group
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Just war
War that is fought for the right reasons & in the right way
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Pacifism
Refusing to fight in wars
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Weapons of mass destruction
Non-nuclear weapons that can destroy large areas &/ large numbers of people (e.g chemical weapons)
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Respect
Treating a person or their feelings with consideration
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Bullying
Intimidating/frightening people weaker than yourself
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Forgiveness
Act of stopping the blaming of someone &/ pardoning them for what they have done wrong
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Reconciliation
Bringing together people who were opposed to each other
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Community of Christians (small 'c' is the building)

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Church

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Inner feeling of right & wrong

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Card 4

Front

10 commandments

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Card 5

Front

Ways in which citizens take part in goverrnment (usually through elections)

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