RS CHRISTIANITY REVISION CARDS

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ADULTERY
a sexual act between a married person and someone other then their marriage partner
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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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COHABITATION
living together without being married
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CONTRACEPTION
intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring
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FAITHFULNESS
staying with your married partner and only having sex with them
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HOMOSEXUALITY
sexual attraction to the same sex
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NUCLEAR FAMILY
mother father and child living as a unit
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PRE MARITAL SEX
sex before marriage
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PROCREATION
making a new life
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PROMISCUITY
having sex with a number of partners without commitment
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RE CONSTITUTED FAMILY
where two sets of children (stepbrothers and stepsisters) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other
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RE MARRIAGE
marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage
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COMMUNITY COHESION
a common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society
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DISCRIMINATION
treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/gender/colour/sexuality/age/class
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ETHNIC MINORITY
a member of an ethnic group which is much smaller then the majority group
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INTERFAITH MARRIAGES
marriage where the husband and white are from different religions
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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 society
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PREJUDICE
believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them
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RACIAL HARMONY
different races/colours living together happily
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RACISM
the belief that some races are superior to others
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RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
the right the practise your religion and change your religion
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RELIGIOUS PLURALISM
accepting all religions as having an equal right to coexist
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AGNOSTICISM
not being sure whether God exists
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ATHEISM
believing that God does not exist
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CONVERSION
when your life is changed giving yourself to God
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FREE WILL
the idea that humans are free to make their own choices
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MIRACLE
something which seems to break the law of science which makes you think only God could have done it
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MORAL 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
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NUMIOUS
the feeling of the presence of something greater then you
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OMNI BENEVOLENT
the belief that God is all good
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OMNIPOTENT
the belief that God is all powerful
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OMNISCIENT
the belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen
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PRAYER
an attempt to contact God usually through words
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ABORTION
the removal of the foetus from the womb before it can survive
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ASSISTED SUICIDE
providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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EUTHANASIA
the painless killing of someone with a painful disease
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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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NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE
when someone is about to die and has an out of body experience
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NON VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA
ending someones life painlessly when they are unable to ask
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PARANORMAL
unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g. ghosts
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QUALITY OF LIFE
the idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living
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REINCARNATION
the belief that after death souls are reborn in a new body
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RESURRECTION
the belief that after death the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised
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SANCTITY OF LIFE
the belief that life is holy and belongs to God
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VOLUNTARY EUTHANASIA
ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death,
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SEXISM
discriminating against people because of their gender (being male or female)
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a legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife

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CIVIL PARTNERSHIP

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living together without being married

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intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring

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staying with your married partner and only having sex with them

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