Rs Unit 8 Flashcards

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Bible
the holy book of christians
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Church
the community of christians
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church
(lowercase c) a christian place of worship
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conscience
the inner feeling of the rightness or wrongness of an action
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the decalogue
the ten commandment
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democratic processess
the ways in which all citizens can take part in the government
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electoral processes
the ways in which voting is organised
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the Golden Rule
the teaching of jesus that you should treat others in the same way you would like them to treat you
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human rights
the rights and freedoms to which everyone is entitled to
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political party
a group which tries to be elected into power on the basis of its policies
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pressure group
a group formed to influence government policy on a particular issue
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Situation ethnics
idea that christians should base moral decisions on the most loving thing to do
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social change
the way in which society has changed and is changing
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artificial insemination
injecting the semen into the uterus by artificial means
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conservation
protecting and preserving natural resources and the environment
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creation
the act of creating the universe or the universe which has been created
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embryo
a fertilised egg in the first 8 weeks after conception
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environment
the surrondings in which plants and animals live and on which they depend to live
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global warming
the increase in the temperature of the earth's atmosphere
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infertility
not being able to have children
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IVF
method of fertilising a human egg in a test tube
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natural resources
naturally occuring materials, such as oil and fertile land, which can be used by humans
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organ donation
giving organs to be used in transplant surgery
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stewardship
looking after something so it can be passed on to the next generation
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surrogacy
an arrangement whereby a woman bears a chuld on behalf of another woman
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aggresion
attacking without being provoked
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bullying
intimidating people weaker than yourself
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conflict resolution
bringing a fight to a peaceful end
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exploitation
taking advantage of a weaker group
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forgiveness
stopping blaming someone and pardoning them for what they have done wrong
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just war
a war which is fought for the right reasons and in the right way
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pacifism
the belief that all disputes should be settled by peaceful means
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reconciliation
bringing people together who were opposed each other
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respect
treating a person or their feelings with consideration
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the UN
an international body set up to promote world peace
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weapons of mass destruction
weapons which can destroy large areas and numbers of people
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world peace
the ending of war throughout the whole world
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addiction
a recurring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless of its bad effects
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capital punishment
the death penalty for a crime or offence
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deterrence
the idea that punishments should be of such a nature that they will people off commiting crimes
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judgement
the act of judging people and their actions
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justice
the maintenance of what is right and wrong
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law
rules made by the parliament and enforced by courts
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reform
the idea that punishments should try to change criminals so that they will not commit crimes again
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rehabilitation
restore to normal life
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responsibility
being repsonsible for one's actions
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retribution
the idea that punishments should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong
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sin
an act against the will of god
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Card 2

Front

the community of christians

Back

Church

Card 3

Front

(lowercase c) a christian place of worship

Back

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Card 4

Front

the inner feeling of the rightness or wrongness of an action

Back

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Card 5

Front

the ten commandment

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