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What does...mean? (H.L.)

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In religious traditions the term 'Synoptic' refers to... Gospels that are similar in content i.e. Matthew, Mark and Luke.
In religious traditions a 'Denomination' is... a group within Christianity that has its own leaders, beliefs and practices.
The constitution of the state contains a set of... laws or customs established by a state and according to which a state is governed.
Polytheism is a belief in... many gods.
In a religious tradition the term 'Revelation' refers to... how God reveals himself to human beings e.g. through the person of Jesus.
In religious traditions the term 'Sacred; refers to... something holy and set apart from ordinary life.
Atheism holds the view that... God/gods/the divine do not exist.
In religious traditions the term 'Preaching' refers to... spreading the good news.
In religious traditions the term 'Mission' refers to... the specific work carried out by members of a faith community.
In religious traditions the term 'Martyrdom' refers to... a person who is willing to suffer and die for their beliefs.
Libertarianism holds the view that... the view that people should be free to behave as they choose, without undue interference from the state.
In religious traditions the term 'Ministry' refers to... special duties performed by priests, ministers and lay people to serve God and the Church.
In religious traditions the term 'Reconciliation' refers to... making the effort to heal and restore a broken relationship.
Humanism holds the view that... a belief system that rejects religion and makes sense of life through human reason alone.
In religious traditions the term 'Justice' refers to... to treat all people fairly and respect their rights.
Pluralism holds the view that... the view that all groups in society must have equal representation.
To behave morally means... to act in a way whereby one seeks to do the right thing.
In religious traditions the term 'Integrity' means... being upright and honest and sticking to one's moral principles.
Agnosticism holds the view that... the view that people cannot know for certain whether or not God exists.
Ecumenism involves... a movement to help the Christian Churches become more united.
In religious traditions the term 'Vocation' means... a feeling of being called by God to serve others.
In religious traditions an 'Icon' is... a sacred image used as an aid to prayer mainly in the Orthodox Churches.
In religious traditions the term 'Immoral' means... someone who knows the difference between right and wrong and chooses to do what is wrong.
In religious traditions the term 'Creed' means... the summary of a religion's deeply held beliefs and moral principles.
Religious Fundamentalism holds the view that... the view that the laws of a state should be based on the moral laws of its dominant religion.
In religious traditions the term 'Sacred' means... holy and set apart from ordinary life.
In religious traditions the term 'Sin' means... any deliberate thought, word or action that damages a person's relationship with God and other people.
In religious traditions the term 'Schism' means... a major split, division or breach in the unity of a religion.
The term 'Morality' means... a set of principles or rules to help us know the difference between right and wrong behaviour.
In religious traditions to have 'Authority' means... the power given to an individual or group to make important decisions.
In religious traditions 'Petition' is a type of prayer that involves... prayer asking God for help with one's own needs or the needs of others.
In religious traditions 'Sectarianism' means... hatred of people because they belong to a different religious group.
Created by: MsMcCann
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