RE Keyterms

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The one who makes things and bring things about
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Michelangelo Buonarotti (1475-1564) was a famous Italian painter and sculptor
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The first book of the Bible, in which the stories of creation are found.
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Creation of Adam
Part of the painting on the ceiling of Sistine Chapel in the Vatican in Rome, which shows God giving life to Adam.
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The idea that God is beyond and outside life on earth and the universe; a quality of God
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Almighty having unlimited power ; a quality of god
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The Hebrew word for humanity; which many people see as the name of the first man
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Free will
Belief that God gives people the opportunity to make decisions for themselves
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The idea that believers have a duty to look after the environment on behalf of God
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Being worthy of honor and respect
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Sanctity of Life
All is holy and it is created and loved by God: human life should not be misused and abused
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The sacred book of Christianity, containing the old and New Testaments
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One who is sent out;the name given to chse disciples who became leaders of the early church
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Holy Spriit
The third person the Trinity whom Christians believe in the inspiring presence of God in the world
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The guidance that God gives to people
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The teaching of the Catholic;exercised by the Pope and the Bishops
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A story that tends to convey the truth or message, but not in a literal way
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Scared Scriptures
The holy writings of a religion that are believed to be inspired by God
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someone who believes the Bible is a Factual record that describes events exactly as they happen ed that the Bible is divinely inspired and without error
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Natural Law
moral principals and values that are considered to be inherent to all humans
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The teaching authority of the catholic Church, exercised by the Pope and the Bishops
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Second Vatican Council
Series of important gatherings of all the Catholic bishops between 1962 and 1965 which updated many Catholic teachings
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The natural world; the surroundings in which someone lives
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Natural resources
Material found in nature-such as oil, and trees-that can be used by people to make complex products
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People who tell others how they should live but who do not live by these standard theselves
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The idea that believers have a duty to look after the environment on behalf of God
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Relying or depending on each other, as a change to on other affects other things as well
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Only using natural resources at a rate which they can be replaced
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Official Church teaching
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When the angle Gabriel asked Mary to be the mother of the son of God
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A spiritual being believed to a messenger of God
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God's free gift of his unconditional love to the believer
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A list of generation of family, which show how people are related to each other
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A Jewish name meaning God is wit us
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Virgin birth
The belief that Jesus was fully a human but did not have a human father
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Word of God
The second person of the Trinity, God the son who became flesh in Jesus
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Without beginning of end
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Live together in harmony
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Full of energy and creativeness
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A symbol of a fish, based on a Greek acronym that translates as Jesus Christ Son of God Saviour
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Alpha and Omega
A symbol made from the first and last letter of the Greek alphabet, which are used to that God and Jesus are eternal-the beginning and end of all things
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A symbol to represent Jesus, made up of the first two letter of his name in Greek
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Sacred Heart
A predestination of Jesus that focus on his burning love for everyone
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A representation of Jesus on the cross on which he dies
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The commandments and rules laid down in the old Testament
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Sermon On the Mount
Jesus teachings found in Matthew 5-7, which give Christians a set of rules and values to apply in their lives
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God's will
The things God wants people to do
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That has been handed on or passed down, things that have value because they have stood the test of time
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A belief that goes against the accepted teaching of the church
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The teaching authority of the Catholic Church, exercised by the Pope and the bishops
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Freedom from sin, and fro the eternal separation from God that is brought about by sin.
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Apostolic exhortation
A letter or document from the Pope encouraging Catholics in their religion
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The divine life
The shared love of the father and the Son in the Holy Spirit
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When humans turn away from God and do what they want rather than what God wants
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Rites and rituals through which the believer receives a special gift of grace;for Catholics, Anglicans and many Protestants, sacraments are outward signs of inward grace
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Imago del
The image of God the Latin term used to show that God made humans in his image and likeness
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When the male sperm fertilises the female ovum, seen by Catholics as the start of life
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The removal of the foetus from the womb to end a pregnancy, usually before the foetus is 24 weeks old
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An expression of respect, honour and thanks to God
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A ceremony, also called Eucharist, which the sacrificial death and resurrection of Jesus in celebrated using bread and wine
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A book in the old Testament containing pieces of poetry that are sometimes set to music
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Divine Office
A collection of psalms and readings that every priest, monk and nuns has to say at least four times a day
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The practices and rituals that make up the communal worship of God
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An ancient form or song, usually unaccompanied which uses a limited range of notes
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Traditional hymns
Religious songs that have been used by believers over generations
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Contemporary worship songs
Religious songs that have been written recently for the praise of God, often using modern instruments
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Mass settings
Music that enables people to sing certain parts of the Mass
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Meaning Thanks giving: it is especially used about the Mass as a thanks giving sacrifice to God
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Praising with great enthusuiasm
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A hymn of praise of God's glory and goodness, which is sung early in the Mass
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Meaning 'Praise God' it is the Easter proclamation ( the announcement of the resurrection), and is used before the reading of the Gospel at Mass
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A reading from one of the four Gospels ( Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), which tells of the life and teachings of Jesu
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A hymns of praise to the three-fold Holy God,which is used before the Eucharistic Prayer in Mass
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Eucharistic Prayer
The prayer of thanksgiving that is the central part of the Mass, during which Jesus' words from the Last Supper are said over the bread and wine.
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When the bread and wine are blessed and become the Body and Blood of Christ
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Mystery of Faith
The acclamation after the consecration, when people acknowledge what Christ has done for them
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Triune God
Within the one God there is a three-ness
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The belief that there are three persons in one God; the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are separate, but are also one being.
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A Jewish prayer affirming belief in one God, found in the Torah
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A belief that cannot be fully understood by the human mind
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A statement of faith
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Literally 'of one being', showing that the Father, Son and Spirit are not separate entities but one God
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When someone shows their faith in their words and actions
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'Sending out' people with a job or function to perform
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Preaching the good news about Jesus to other people
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Publicly announcing a religious message
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The good news of the teaching of Jesus and the message that God loves all people
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The letters written by the apostles to the early churches
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The language that Jesus spoke
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A person who studies things related to God and religion
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Having a personal, direct link with another person or with other people
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Immanent theology
The study of the internal life of God
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The idea that humans can only know God through what God has chosen to show about himself
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Laying on of hands
A symbolic gesture that passes on the power of the Holy Spirit
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Apostolic authority
The authority of the apostles, as leader of the early Church, that is passed on to the bishops
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Magisterial teachings
The decisions of the Magisterium that should be accepted by Catholics
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A gathering of bishops to make decisions about important issues for the church
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A belief that goes against the accepted teaching of the Church
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The sacrament in which a person becomes a child of God and a Christian
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Totally immersed
Being under the water at a baptism so the whole body and head are covered
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Sign of initiation
An action to show that a person has become a formal member of the Church
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The raising of the heart and mind to God
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Traditional prayer
Forms of prayer that have been used by generations of believers
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Spontaneous prayer
Prayer that does not have a set structure, where the words are made up on the spur of the moment
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Particular positions of the body
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Being on both knees as a sign of humility
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Going down on one knee as a sign of respect
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Lying flat as a sign of total submission
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Bending from the waist as a sign of respect
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