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the key terms for the Christianity part of the specification 

Abortion
The removal of the foetus from the womb to end a pregnancy before the child is born, usually before the foetus is 24 weeks old
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Abuse
Misuse; of the world and the environment.
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Active euthanasia
Ending a life by deliberate action, such as by giving a patient a lethal injection.
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Addiction
Physical or mental dependency on a substance or activity which is very difficult to overcome
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Adultery
voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone who is not their spouse
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Afterlife
Belief that there is life in some form of death of the physical body
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Agape
a word used in the Bible that describes selfless, sacrificial, unconditional mood
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Age of consent
when a person is legally old enough to freely agree to have sex
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Agonostic
someone who thinks there is not enough evidence for belief in God
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Animal experimentation
using animals to conduct scientific experiments usually to try to improve human life.
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Annulment
a Catholic church ruling that a marriage was never valid
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Ascension
1) action of rising to an important position or a higher level. 2)the event, 40 days after the Resurrection, when Jesus returned to God, the Father, in heaven
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Atheist
a person who believes that there is no God
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Atonement
restoring the relationship between people and God through the life, death and Resurrection of Jesus.
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Awe
A feeling of respect, mixed feelings of fear and wonder.
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Baptism
An initiation ceremony using water, through which people become members of the Church
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Believers Baptism
Initiation into the Church, by immersion in water, of people old enough to understand the ceremony.
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Benevolent
All- loving, all good: a quality of God
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Bigamy
The offence of marrying someone while already married to another person
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Biological weapon
Weapons that contain living organisms or infective material that can lead to disease or death.
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Blasphemy
A religious offence which contains God's name
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Chemical weapons
weapons that use chemicals to poison, burn or paralyses humans and destroy the environment.
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Card 2

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Misuse; of the world and the environment.

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Abuse

Card 3

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Ending a life by deliberate action, such as by giving a patient a lethal injection.

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Card 4

Front

Physical or mental dependency on a substance or activity which is very difficult to overcome

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Card 5

Front

voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone who is not their spouse

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