Belief About Deity

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  • Belief About Deity
    • Belief In God
      • Beliefs About The Nature Of God
        • Words used to describe God (analogy)
          • Immanent
          • Transcendent
          • Omnibenevolent
          • Omnipotent
          • Omnipresent
          • Omniscient
      • Reasons Given In Support Of Belief In God
        • The ontological argument (logic)
        • The cosmological argument ('First Cause')
          • God  caused the Big Bang Theory
        • The teleological argument (design)
          • Counters natural selection
          • Intelligent design
        • The argument from experience
          • Experienced through the numinous or through miracles
        • The moral argument
    • Beliefs About The Nature Of God
      • Words used to describe God (analogy)
        • Immanent
        • Transcendent
        • Omnibenevolent
        • Omnipotent
        • Omnipresent
        • Omniscient
    • Nature Of God
      • God's 'nature'  means his characteristics, attributes and qualities
        • God is outside time and space (transcendent)
        • God is eternal
        • God is all-powerful (omnipotent) and all-knowing (omniscient)
        • God is all-loving and all-good (omnibenevolent); this means he wants the best for people and gives them rules to live by,
        • God will judge everyone
        • God created the universe for a purpose
    • Reasons Given In Support Of Belief In God
      • The ontological argument (logic)
      • The cosmological argument ('First Cause')
        • God  caused the Big Bang Theory
      • The teleological argument (design)
        • Counters natural selection
        • Intelligent design
      • The argument from experience
        • Experienced through the numinous or through miracles
      • The moral argument
    • Concept Of Miracles (including different beliefs within Christianity)
      • A miracle is...
        • Something out of the ordinary that catches the attention
        • Intended by God as a sign of his love and/or power
        • A marvelous event which cannot have been brought about by humans or by nature, so it is said to have been performed by God
        • Something that usually shows control over the laws of nature such as a dead person being resurrected
          • Laws of nature - scientific generalisations arrived at by experimentation and/or observation, which try to explain how nature works, or how scientists expect nature to work
      • God Intervening In The World
        • Miracles
          • A miracle is...
            • Something out of the ordinary that catches the attention
            • Intended by God as a sign of his love and/or power
            • A marvelous event which cannot have been brought about by humans or by nature, so it is said to have been performed by God
            • Something that usually shows control over the laws of nature such as a dead person being resurrected
              • Laws of nature - scientific generalisations arrived at by experimentation and/or observation, which try to explain how nature works, or how scientists expect nature to work
        • The Holy Spirit
          • Miracles
            • Pentecost - When the disciples were filled with the power of the Holy Spirit and began speaking in tongues
          • Jesus
            • Jesus performed many miracles of different types: eg, healing, nature miracles, exorcisms and resurrections
      • Other Views About Belief In God
        • If God exists then why is there so much evil in the world
        • If God didn't exist, it would be necessary to invent him
        • How do we know if God exists if he does not prove his existence
        • How can you believe in a God that permits so much suffering
        • Agnostic & athiest
      • God Intervening In The World
        • The Holy Spirit
          • Pentecost - When the disciples were filled with the power of the Holy Spirit and began speaking in tongues
        • Jesus
          • Jesus performed many miracles of different types: eg, healing, nature miracles, exorcisms and resurrections

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