The End of Life Revision

Cards on the whole topic The End of Life, part of B601 OCR GCSE Religious Studies, full course

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Body
The physical, material part of a person
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Soul
The non-physical, immaterial part of a person
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Body and soul
Are separate things
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Death
'The end of life on Earth' or 'The point at which all bodily functions cease'
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Bereavement
An emotional state of sadness, brought on by the death od a person
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Sheol
The place of waiting where Jews will go after they die. Described as being dark and underground, which the soul and not body travels to
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Judgement
Jews believe that, at the end of time, God will judge them on whether or not they have lived a 'halaknic' life, based on the 10 commandments, 613 mitzvot + Torah etc.
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Gan Eden
The Jewish 'heaven', may include rivers of milk + honey, gates of ruby and the Tree of Life
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Gehenna
The word is derived from the rubbish tip which was outside Jerusalem, where sacrifices would be made to the gods of polytheistic religions. A Jewish 'hell', fire 60x than that on Earth + great darkness. Not permanent - 12 months then Gan Eden.
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Kaddish
funeral prayer
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tallit
prayer shawl that a man's body is dressed at death
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tachrichim
simple white shroud the body is dressed in
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Keriah
a small tear in the mourner's clothing at a funeral
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Mourning
a way of remembering the dead; a physical representation of grief
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Shiva
1st stage of mourning, for 7 days after the funeral the family stays at home and say the Kaddish three times a day, talk about the death and cover all mirrors
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Sheloshim
2nd stage of mourning, up to 30 days after the funeral, don't engage in entertainment + male mourners will got to the synagogue to say the Kaddish, but life begins to turn to normal
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Shana
3rd stage of mourningup until the first yahrzeit, the Kaddish is ssaid daily
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Yahrzeit
anniversary of the death, on the 1st a headstone is placed on the grave, others a candle is lit + Kaddish is said
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Card 2

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The non-physical, immaterial part of a person

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Soul

Card 3

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Are separate things

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Card 4

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'The end of life on Earth' or 'The point at which all bodily functions cease'

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Card 5

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An emotional state of sadness, brought on by the death od a person

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