RE GCSE Unit 3 keywords

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all the keywords for re gcse unit 33.1 3.2 3.3 3.4


 
  
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agnosticism
 
not being sure whether God exists
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atheism
 
believing that God does not exist
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conversion
 
when your life is changed by giving yourself  to God
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free will
 
the idea that human beings are free to make their own choices
5
miracle
 
something which seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done...
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moral evil
 
actions done by humans which cause suffering
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natural evil
 
things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans
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numinous
 
the feeling of the presence of something greater than you
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omni-benevolent
 
the belief that God is all-good
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omnipotent
 
the belief that God is all-powerful
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omniscient
 
the belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen
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prayer
 
an attempt to contact God, usually through words
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abortion
 
the removal of a foetus from the womb before it can survive
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assisted suicide
 
providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide
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euthanasia
 
the painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease
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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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near-death experience
 
when someone about to die has an out of body experience
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non-voluntary euthanasia
 
ending someone’s life painlessly when they are unable to ask, but you have good reason for...
19
paranormal
 
unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes eg ghosts, mediums
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quality of life
 
the idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living
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Reincarnation
 
the belief that, after death, souls are reborn in a new body
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Resurrection
 
the belief that, after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when...
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sanctity of life
 
the belief that life is holy and belongs to God
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Adultery
 
a sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner
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Civil partnership
 
a legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife
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Cohabitation
 
living together without being married
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Contraception
 
intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring
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Faithfulness
 
staying with your marriage partner and having sex only with them
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Homosexuality
 
sexual attraction to the same sex
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nuclear family
 
mother, father and children living as a unit
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pre-marital sex
 
sex before marriage
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Procreation
 
making a new life
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Promiscuity
 
having sex with a number of partners without commitment
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re-constituted family
 
where two sets of children (stepbrothers and stepsisters) become one family when their divorced...
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re-marriage
 
marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage

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