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1 GCSE Revision Edexcel Unit J: Catholic Christianity

2 J1: Beliefs and Values Christian beliefs about the nature of God: unity and Trinity Christian beliefs about God the Father Christian beliefs about God the Son (Jesus) Christian beliefs about the Holy Spirit Symbols of the Holy Spirit Christian beliefs about sin Christian beliefs about salvation Christian values: love of God Christian values: love of others

3 J2: Community and Tradition The Church as a means to faith and salvation The Church as One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic The Church as the body of Christ The Church as the communion of saints Christian ministry – bishops, priests and deacons The role of the laity The celibacy of the clergy The ordination of women Authority and guidance: the Bible Apostolic Tradition and the MagisteriumMagisterium Catholics and the Virgin Mary

4 J3: Worship and Celebration Sacraments of initiation: baptism Sacraments of initiation: confirmation The Mass The meaning of the Eucharist in other traditions Sacraments of healing: penance and reconciliation Sacraments of healing: anointing of the sick Catholic celebrations: Christmas Catholic celebrations: Lent Catholic celebrations: Holy Week Catholic celebrations: Easter

5 J4: Living the Christian Life Respect for God in the Ten Commandments Respect for others in the Ten Commandments The Sermon on the Mount: The Law of Moses The Sermon on the Mount: displaying religion The Sermon on the Mount: Christians and money The Sermon on the Mount: Christians and judgement The Sermon on the Mount: the Golden Rule Christian values: service to others Christian values: compassion for those who suffer Christian values: concern for the causes of suffering Christian values: helping those in need Christian values: justice for the oppressed Two exemplary Christians of the twentieth century: Mother Theresa and Helder Camara or Oscar Romero.

6 J5: A Place of Christian Worship The architectural and other main features of a Catholic church The role and function of a parish priest The role and function of a church in the parish The reasons for differences in places of Christian worship The reasons for different forms of Christian worship

7 monotheismtrinityunityChristcrucifixion incarnationresurrectionVirgin Birthdove firewindfaithforgivenessreconciliation repentanceapostoliccatholicholy Body of ChristCommunion of Saintsbishops deaconsMagisteriumPapacypriests laitycelibacyordinationBibleGolden Rule Apostolic Successiondogmaschrism vowswaterrenewal of baptismal vowsTen Commandments Liturgy of the EucharistLiturgy of the WordJudgement Penitential RiteReal PresenceRite of Communion sacrificetabernacletransubstantiation absolutioncontritionpenanceviaticum ChristmasLentHoly WeekEaster Service to otherscompassionconcernoppressed

8 Top Tips for Success 1. Learn those key words! 2. Watch your timing – about 1 minute per mark. 3. Outline – describe, about three points, 2 sentences per point. 4. Explain – use the word BECAUSE and refer to the Bible and the Catholic Church teaches that … 5. Do you agree? … Always state why some people would agree, why others would disagree, and what your opinion is (and dont worry, if you dont have an opinion, make one up! The Examiner wont know.) 6. Write something for every question that you answer, and check your answers at the end. All the best!!

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