R.S. Unit 1.2 Definition Flashcards

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Resurrection
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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Immortality of the Soul
The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body
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Paranormal
Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes eg ghosts, mediums
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Abortion
The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
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Sanctity Of Life
The belief that life is holy and belongs to God
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Euthanasia
An easy and gentle death
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Assisted Suicide
Providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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Voluntary Euthanasia
The situation where someone dying in pain asks a doctor to end her/his life painlessly
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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 eg switching off a life-support machine
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The idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body

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Immortality of the Soul

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Unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes eg ghosts, mediums

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The removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive

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The belief that life is holy and belongs to God

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