unit 4

bible
the holy book of christians
1 of 48
church
the community of christians ( church with a small c means a christian place of worship )
2 of 48
conscience
an inner feeling of the rightness or wrongness of an action
3 of 48
the decalogue
the ten commandments
4 of 48
democratic processes
the way in which all citizens can take part in goverment ( usually through elections )
5 of 48
electoral processes
the way in which voting is organized
6 of 48
the golden rule
the teaching of jesus that you should treat others as you would like to be treated
7 of 48
human rights
the right and freedoms to which everyone is entitled
8 of 48
political party
a group which tries to be elected into power on the basis of its politics
9 of 48
pressure group
a group to influence goverment policy on a particular issue
10 of 48
situation ethics
the idea that christians should base moral decisions on what is the most loving thing to do
11 of 48
social change
the way in which society has chnaged and is changing
12 of 48
artificial insemination
injecting semen into the uterus by artifical means
13 of 48
conservation
protecting and preserving natural resouces and the eviroment
14 of 48
creation
the act of creating the universe or the universe created
15 of 48
embryo
a fertilised egg in the first eight weeks after conception
16 of 48
enviroment
the surrounding in which plants and animals live
17 of 48
global warming
the increase in the tempreture of the earths atmosphere
18 of 48
infertility
not being able to have children
19 of 48
in-vitro fertilisation
the method of fertilising a human egg in a test tube
20 of 48
natural resource
naturally occurring materials, such as oil and fertile land, which can be used by humans
21 of 48
organ donation
giving organs to be used in transplant surgery
22 of 48
stewardship
looking after something so that is can be passed on
23 of 48
surrogacy
an arragement whereby a woman bears a child on behalf of another woman or where an egg is donated and fertilised by the husband through IVF and then implanted into the wifes uterus
24 of 48
aggression
attacking without being provoked
25 of 48
bullying
intimidating/frightening people weaker than yourself
26 of 48
conflict resolution
bringing a fight or struggle to a peaceful conclusion
27 of 48
explotation
taking advantage of a weaker group
28 of 48
forgiveness
stopping blaming someone and/or pardoning them for what they have done wrong
29 of 48
just war
a war which is fought for the right reasons and in a right way
30 of 48
pacifism
the belief that all disputes should be setteled by peaceful means
31 of 48
reconciliation
bringing together people who where opposed to each other
32 of 48
respect
treating a person or there feelings with consideration
33 of 48
the united nation
an international body set up to premote world peace and co operation
34 of 48
weapons of mass destruction
weapons which can destroy large areas and numbers of people
35 of 48
world peace
the ending of war throughout the whole world (the basic aim of the united nations )
36 of 48
addiction
a recurring compulsion to engage in an activity regardless of its bd effects
37 of 48
capital punishment
the death penelty for a crime or offence
38 of 48
crime
an act against the law
39 of 48
deterrence
the idea that punishment should be of such a nature that they will put people off commiting crimes
40 of 48
judgement
the act of judging people and their actions
41 of 48
justice
due allocation of reward and punishment/the maintenance of what is right
42 of 48
law
rules made by pariment and enforces by the courts
43 of 48
reform
the idea that punishment should try and change criminals so that they will not commit a crime again
44 of 48
rehabilitation
restore to normal life
45 of 48
responsibility
being responsible for ones actions
46 of 48
retribution
the idea that punishment should make criminals pay for what they have done wrong
47 of 48
sin
an act against the will of god
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Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

church

Back

the community of christians ( church with a small c means a christian place of worship )

Card 3

Front

conscience

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

the decalogue

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

democratic processes

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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