TDA Religion and Multicultural Society Key Terms

Amy Thompson
Flashcards by Amy Thompson, updated more than 1 year ago
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GCSE Religious Studies Flashcards on TDA Religion and Multicultural Society Key Terms, created by Amy Thompson on 03/24/2016.

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Immigration Moving to another country to live there
Multicultural Consisting of many cultures, races and religions
Celebrations Festivities to mark special occasions or events
Differences Being different or unlike
Diversity Differences in customs, religious beliefs or opinion
Culture The customs and way of life of a group of people, including religious beliefs
Politics The activities and affairs involved in managing a government, and the making of decisions that affect others' lives
State religion The official religion of a country
Freedom of choice The idea that people can choose whatever they wish
Blasphemy laws The laws that prevent talk or behaviour that insults God or the gods
Emigration People leaving their home country to go and live in another country
Tolerance The permitting of social, cultural and religious differences without protest, discrimination or interference
Respect An attitude of consideration and regard for the rights and feelings of others
Asylum Seeker A person who is seeking to be recognised as a refugee and requests permission to live in safety in another country
Segregation The separation of people according to their race or religion
Integration Different communities starting to live and work together and see each other as equals
Political Correctness (PC) Describes language, ideas, policies, or behaviour seen as trying to minimise offence to racial, cultural or other identity groups
Faith community A group of people belonging to the same religion
Festival A religious celebration
Custom Accepted or habitual practice, usually of long standing
Eid-ul-Fitr Festival to mark the end of the fasting of Ramadan
Pesach Festival celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt
Baisakhi Festival celebrating the formation of the Sikh Khalsa
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