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Religion Grade 10 Unit 1

Definitions
Anthropology: The science that studies the origin, development and custom of human being.

Cultural Anthropology: Deals with the social development, practices and beliefs of human beings.

Physical Anthropology: Deals with physiological and anatomical evolution, and classification of the human species.

Sin: The breach of the relationship that God established with creation.

Goodness: God is the source of all that is good.

Human Dignity: God created is as intelligent beings, conferring on us the dignity of persons who can initiate and control our own actions.

:Freedom: The power, rooted in reason and will, to act or not to act, to do this or that. (power to act deliberately on our own responsibility).

Community: Together they accomplish more by encouraging each other, sharing the leadership, and caring for the weaker members of the group, they achieve their goal.
- A group of persons bound together by a sense of unity that goes beyond each one of them.

Society: An assembly that is at once visible and spiritual (group of people bound together by a sense of unity that goes beyond each one of them).

Talent: Enrich one’s identity and one must develop. Personal abilities that benefit oneself and others

Personal Sin: All actions and suffering to ourselves and others.

Social Sin: It is the result of thousands or even millions of selfish choices by as many different people.

Language: The human capacity for acquiring and using complex systems of communication.

Adam: A figure in the Book of Genesis, the Qur'an and the Book of Iqan.

Human Dignity: Rooted inout creation in the image and likeness of God. biblical def.
-Humans are creation of God.
-Human are moisture of earth and divine breath.
-Humans are God.
-Humans are male and female.

Human: A person of or characteristic of a person or persons having the nature or form of a person.

Free Will: Ability of agents to make choices unconstrained by certain factors.

Evil: Profound immorality.

Catechism of the Catholic Church: The official compendium of Catholic teaching.
1. The profession of faith: All of the major or beliefs of our faith tradition.
2. The celebration of the Christian Mystery: The sacramental life of the Church.
3. Life in Christ: How Jesus intended for us to lie in our relationships with others.

Jean Vanier: (Born September 10, 1928) is a Canadian Catholic philosopher turned theologian, and humanitarian. He is the founder of L'Arche, an international federation of communities for people with developmental disabilities and those who assist them.

Moral Relativism: May be any of several philosophical position concerned with the differences in moral judgments across different people and cultures.

Individualism: The moral stance,political philosophy, ideology, or social outlook that emphasizes the moral worth of individual’.

Hedonism: Philosophy that pleasure is the most important pursuit of humanity.

Authentic Freedom: A way of life characterized by the consistent experience of inner peace, out of which we are free to openly share that gift that God gave us. False Freedom: An end in and itself. Not seen as a Gift from God, rebellion against the very laws of our being.

Consumerism: A social and economic order that encourages the purchase of goods and services i ever-greater mount.

Common Good: Describes a specific “good” that is shared and beneficial for all members of a given community.

Fruits of the Holy Spirit: A biblical term that sums up the nine visible attributes of a true Christian life written of by Paul in his Letter to the Galatians chapter 5.

Ageism: Stereotyping and discrimination against individuals or groups on the basis of their age.

Sexism: Prejudice or discrimination based on a person’ssex.

Materialism: THe excessive desire to acquire and consume material goods. Racism: Actions, practices, or beliefs that…