rs gcse - keywords for unit 2

Not being sure whether God exists
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Believing that God does not exist
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When your life is changed by 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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Something which seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done it
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Moral evil
actions done by humans which causes suffering
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Natural evil
Things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans
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The feeling of the presence of something greater than you
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The belief that God is all-good
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The idea that God is all-powerful
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The belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen
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An attempt to contact God usually through words
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The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
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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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Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g. Ghosts, mediums
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The painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease
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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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Near-death experiences
When someone about to die has an out of body experience
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The belief that, after death, souls are reborn into a new body
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Assisted suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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Non-voluntary euthanasia
Ending someone's life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have good reason for thinking they would want you to do so
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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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A sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner
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Civil partnership
The legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife
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living together without being married
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Intentionally preventing pregnancy from occuring
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Staying with your marriage partner and only having sex with them
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Sexual attraction to the same sex
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Nuclear family
mother,father and children living as a unit
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Pre-martial sex
Sex before marriage
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Making a new life
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having sex with a number of partners without commitment
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Re-constituted family
Where two sets of children become one family when their divorced parents marry each other
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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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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 (race) which is much smaller than the majority group
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Interfaith marriages
A marriage in which the husband and wife 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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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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The belief that some races are superior to others
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Discriminating against people because of their gender (being male or female)
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Religious freedom
The right to 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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Believing that God does not exist

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Free will


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