RS SHORT COUSE REVISION

Relationships, Is it Fair, Looking for Meaning.

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Define afterlife.
A belief that human existence continues after death.
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Define chastity.
No sex before marriage - to remain sexually pure for marriage.
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What is a community?
A group of poeple who are joined together because they share something in common
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Define discrimination.
The actions of treating groups of people differently.
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What is equality?
The belief that everyone should have equal human rights.
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What is injustice?
Where everyone is not treated with fairness.
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What is prejudice?
Judging people to be inferior or superior without cause.
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What is reconciliation?
Saying sorry and making up after an argument.
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What is symbolism?
A representation of an idea through actions or images.
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Define authority.
Power over others through position or moral teaching.
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What is meant by identity?
The sense of who you are in terms of character, attitudes and personality.
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Define love.
One of the most powerful human emotions that joins people together
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What is meant by the word 'revelation?'
The ways in which God chooses to reveal himself to people.
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What is a soul?
The part of human nature which is spiritual in form and influences an individual's personality.
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What is adultery?
A sexual act between a married person and someone other than their married partner.
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What is a vow?
A serious promise made in the presence of God.
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What name is given to the law of the Qur'an?
The Shari'ah Law.
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Why do most Muslims accept the use of contraception?
Because there is evidence that Prophet Muhammad knew and approved of the use of its use.
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What does the Qur'an say about marrying others?
"Take in marriage those among you who are single."
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What is the mahr?
A dowry, the sum of money a Muslim man gives to his bride before the marriage.
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What is the nikah?
The contract that the couple sign; it sets out the terms of their marriage.
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What is the name for the family wedding reception, in Islam?
The walimah.
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What does the Hadith say about divorce?
"The most detestable act that Allah has permitted is divorce."
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What is the Iddah?
The three-month waiting period for a divorce to happen. Within these 3 months, the husband announces in front of witnesses 'I divorce you,' 3 times.
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What did Jesus say about divorcing others, if they have committed adultery?
"I tell you then, that any man who divorces his wife for any cause other than her unfaithfulness, commits adultery if he remarries some other woman."
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What does Islam teach about homosexuality?
Homosexuality is haram.
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What is the word in Islam that means behavior is a) acceptable, and b) forbidden.
Halal, and haram.
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What does the Hadith teach Muslims about equality?
"All people are equal... as the teeth of a comb."
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What are the 5 pillars of Islam, in order?
Shahadah, Salah, Zakat, Sawm, Hajj.
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What is Zakah?
The third of the five pillars of Islam; this is a compulsory payment of 2.5% of a Muslim's spare income to charity.
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What is sadaqah?
A spontaneous donation of money to a good cause.
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What are the three things Christians understand God to be? (Trinity)
Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
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What is the word that means Allah is one and not divided into parts?
Tawhid.
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Give 3 ways a Muslim could respond to Allah.
Any 3 from; -Prayer -Read the Qur'an -Giving -Pilgrimage -Leading thee sort of life Allah requires.
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What did Jesus say to make Christians believe that those who respond to Jesus and his teachings will go to heaven?
"I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me will live, even though they die."
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What are the three most important beliefs in Islam, in order?
1. The belief in Allah 2. The belief in Prophet Muhammad as the messenger of Allah 3. The belief in life after death.
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What is the Akirah?
Akirah is the name for the Muslim belief in life after death.
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Define barzakh.
A time and a place where the soul waits for judgement on the Last Day.
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What is the shahadah?
The Decloration of Faith, which is the first pillar of Islam: There is no God but Allah and Muhammad is his messenger.
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What is the ihram?
The white cotton sheets worn on hajj and often used as shrouds.
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