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Glossary of religion exam 2 2

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Golden rule
The general belief that we should treat others the way we wish to be treated.
Liturgy
the worship of god
vocation
a calling from god to a person
Torah
first five books of the old testament, roughly translated into the Law
The New Covenant
The New Testament
Reciprocity
the belief that if i do something for you, you in turn must repay me with a favour from your own free will some time later
Messiah
anointed one
Yhwh
refers to god
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
1) "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights."
2) The right to life, liberty and security of person.
3) Freedom from torture or cruel, inhumane treatment or punishment.
4) Freedom of thought, conscience and religion.
5) Freedom of expression and opinion.
6)The right to an education.
Culture
it includes codes of manners, dress, language, religion, rituals, norms of behavior such as law and morality, and systems of belief.
Components of Culture
1) Created by humans
2) How we do things
3) Public
4) comes from tradition
5) rule governed actions
6) established in institutions
Symbol
something that is intangibal mixed with something that is tangibal
Characteristics of a human
1) created by god in his image
2) mixture of earth and divine breath
3) we are good
4) we are male and female
global symbol
symbols that are seen globally
national symbol
symbols that represent a country
religious symbol
symbols that represent a religion
Personal symbol
symbols that pertain to an individual
Aids
aquired immuno deficiency syndrome

aquired by fluid transfers that attack the immune system
Passover
one of the ten plagues, when the holy spirit passed over the isrealites during the exodus
Reign of god
Kingdom of heaven
Song of Songs
the love song of all love songs, written by a women, contradicts many of the jewish beliefs (eg. love before marriage)
Ritual
A ritual is a set of actions, performed mainly for their symbolic value, which is prescribed by a religion or by the traditions of a community.

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