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What is a spiritual experience?

When a powerful emotion is stirred by an encounter, affecting one's beliefs,

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What is sacred stories?

Literary forms such as
legends,
myths,
parables,
and folklore that relate to a believed truth

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What is belief?

Religious ideas and concepts held to be true

4

What is texts?

- Oral and written literature
- Record the essential parts of a religious tradition e.g. beliefs and stories

5

What is spaces, places, times and artefacts?

Refer to things that have become sacred to the religion
Space for trinity: church which celebrated

6

What is ritual?

A set of actions that have symbolic meaning and are considered sacred

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What is symbol?

Signs, objects, actions or places that represent a special religious meaning or power

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What is a social structure?

- Established social model to which society conforms
- Religious leadership usually at or near the top

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What is ethics?

The study of how and why people make decisions about human behaviour, including key values

10

What is secular society?

Non-religious society

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What is a rite of passage?

Baptism, Eucharist, confirmation: entering into Christian society, being purified

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Two beliefs

Incarnation: birth of Jesus and resurrection
Trinity: Jesus is the Father, Son and the Holy Spirit