Flashcards in Religion, Peace and Justice - key words Deck (11):
What is meant by Pacifism?
The belief that all war or fighting is wrong.
What is meant by justice?
The fair treatment of people.
What is a Holy War?
A war fought for religious reasons.
What is a 'Just War'?
A war fought according to particular conditions. Usually to bring about justice.
What is meant by War?
When two o r more countries or groups of people fight against one another.
What is meant by murder?
The deliberate act of killing another person
What is meant by Capital Punishment?
Punishment by death.
What is a conscientious objector?
Someone who refuses to fight in a war because their conscience tells them not to.
What is meant by social injustice?
When people in society are not given the same rights as others.