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1 agnosticism

2 not being sure whether God exists

3 atheism

4 believing that God does not exist

5 conversion

6 when your life is changed by giving yourself to God

7 free will

8 the idea that human beings are free to make their own choices

9 miracle

10 something which seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done it

11 moral evil

12 actions done by humans which cause suffering

13 natural evil

14 things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans

15 numinous

16 the feeling of the presence of something greater than you

17 omni-benevolent

18 the belief that God is all-good

19 omnipotent

20 the belief that God is all- powerful

21 omniscient

22 the belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen

23 prayer

24 an attempt to contact God, usually through words

25 abortion

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

27 assisted suicide

28 providing a seriously ill person with the means to commit suicide

29 euthanasia

30 the painless killing of someone dying from a painful disease

31 immortality of the soul

32 the idea that the soul lives on after the death of the body

33 near-death experience

34 when someone about to die has an out of body experience

35 non-voluntary euthanasia

36 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

37 paranormal

38 unexplained things which are thought to have spiritual causes e.g. ghosts, mediums

39 quality of life

40 the idea that life must have some benefits for it to be worth living

41 reincarnation

42 the belief that, after death, souls are reborn in a new body

43 resurrection

44 the belief that, after death, the body stays in the grave until the end of the world when it is raised

45 sanctity of life

46 the belief that life is holy and belongs to God

47 voluntary euthanasia

48 ending life painlessly when someone in great pain asks for death

49 adultery

50 a sexual act between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner

51 civil partnership

52 a legal ceremony giving a homosexual couple the same legal rights as a husband and wife

53 contraception

54 intentionally preventing pregnancy from occurring

55 cohabitation

56 living together without being married

57 faithfulness

58 staying with your marriage partner and having sex only with them

59 homosexuality

60 sexual attraction to the same sex

61 nuclear family

62 mother, father and children living as a unit

63 pre-marital sex

64 sex before marriage

65 procreation

66 making a new life

67 promiscuity

68 having sex with a number of partners without commitment

69 re-constituted family

70 where two sets of children (stepbrothers and stepsisters) become one family when their divorced parents marry each other

71 re-marriage

72 marrying again after being divorced from a previous marriage

73 community cohesion

74 a common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society

75 discrimination

76 treating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/gender/colour /sexuality/age/class

77 ethnic minority

78 a member of an ethnic group (race) which is much smaller than the majority group

79 interfaith marriages

80 marriage where the husband and wife are from different religions

81 multi-ethnic society

82 many different races and cultures living together in one society

83 multi-faith society

84 many different religions living together in one society

85 prejudice

86 believing some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them

87 racial harmony

88 different ethnicities living together happily

89 racism

90 the belief that some races (ethnicities) are superior to others

91 religious freedom

92 the right to practise your religion and change your religion

93 religious pluralism

94 accepting all religions as having an equal right to coexist

95 sexism

96 discriminating against people because of their gender (being male or female)

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