RS Keywords

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Commitment
Making and keeping a promise e.g. wedding vows
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Chastity
Decision not to have sex before marriage e.g. because it is believed that sex is sacred
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Conflict
working against each other and not in unity. conflict within marriages can lead to divorce.
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Love
to have a deep affection and express it through words and actions.
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Reconciliation
Apologise or say sorry, and become friends again. Many faith communities have reconciliation services.
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Responsibilities
Duties you should carry out e.g. for hindu women, one of their responsibilities is to have children
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Authority
to have a right or power over others.e.g. authority can be in the form of the law, a priest or sacred texts.
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Discrimination
to treat a person differently because of their race, gender, religion or class. religious believers are against discrimination as everyone is equal and part of a divine creation.
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Equality
being treated the same. all people are equal in the eyes of god.
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identity
the personality and character of an individual, each person has their own identity and is unique.
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Injustice
withholding comeone's human rights, for example, imprisionment without trial.
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Prejudice
when a person is judged without any evidence. all religious traditions agree that people should treat others as they wish to be treated.
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God
ultimate being, creator and sustainer of the world. OR, Deity, a visible form of the power behind the world.
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Symbolism
something that points to or explains something else. Religions have many symbolic actions and ideas. e.g. christians can commonly be seen wearing the symbol of a crucifix.
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Revelation
Something shown or explained that was previously hidden. Many religions have revealed truths, and these are important in the faith.
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Awe
completely overwhelmed by a sense of God's presence. in many religious traditions experiencing god or his presence is sought through various ways.
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Community
a group of people who all have something in common, e.g. a church community all share their faith, experiencing prayer and worship together.
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Afterlife
the belief that there is some kind of life after the death of the body. Many religions have beliefs in a heaven or a place where souls or spirits go when the body dies.
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Creation
making something deliberately, for a purpose. Most religions teach that the world was created by God for a purpose.
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Dominion
being in charge of the world on behalf of god. some religions teach that god gave humans a responsibility to manage the world on his behalf.
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Environment
the natural world all around us: plants, insects, animals and humans. Most religions believe that God created the world and everything in it.
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Humanity
Caring for other human beings. Many religions teach that it is expected that human beings will care for each other and show kindness to others.
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Soul
the part of the human body which lives on after death. some religions teach that there is a spiritual side of life that lives beyond physical death. e.g. for hindus, the atman goes on to be reincarnated.
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Stewardship
to look after and care for the world. Most religions teach that humans have a god given responsibility to look after the world.
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Decision not to have sex before marriage e.g. because it is believed that sex is sacred

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Chastity

Card 3

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working against each other and not in unity. conflict within marriages can lead to divorce.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

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to have a deep affection and express it through words and actions.

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Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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Apologise or say sorry, and become friends again. Many faith communities have reconciliation services.

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Preview of the back of card 5
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