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a). Ultimate reality

Monotheism: Belief in one God
Polytheism: Belief in more than one God

The nature and character of God:

The natural world can reveal God to Christians because it shows God's everlasting
greatness and presence in…

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The Nicene Creed 4th Century AD what does it tell us?: `We believe in one
God' monotheism `maker of heaven and earth' creator of all `we believe in one Lord, Jesus
Christ' one son, very holy, fully God…

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belief in many gods. Polytheistic religions include all religions except Judaism, Christianity,
Islam and Sikhism, the only monotheistic religions. A character trait of all monotheistic
religions that has shown up all through history is that they believe that…

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possibility of a happy afterlife instead having morals that promote our survival in the most
cooperative and sciencebased ways. Humanists (encompassing atheism and agnosticism
also) believe that we have only one life, and the meaning and purpose of…

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From sin: Sin is falling short of God's standards and going against what a person feels to be
right a break relationship results. There is a break in the relationship with God, and anyone
the person has hurt…

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Causation: The system of causes and effects within the universe (which suggests a first cause
that started the process)
First cause (God as): (The belief that) as everything has a cause, there must be a first cause
of…

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Some people say that the Big Bang must be the cause of the universe. Christian thinkers say
that that is not a good enough explanation. They ask, `what caused it?', and `why was there a
space time singularity…

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since the earth has evolved. God is not the only explanation of the universe as science can
prove how it happened whereas the existence of God as a designer cannot.
In conclusion, I do not agree with the…

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Upbringing Children learn from their parents. as they grow older, they learn from others
around them, but the basic patterns of life have already been laid down in childhood. This
means that although you can decide for yourself…

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context. An example of a numinous experience is that of Archbishop Anthony Bloom, who was
reading Mark's Gospel, as an atheist, when he felt the presence of Christ with him, and this
certainty never left him. This numinous…

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