RS Edexcel GCSE Short Course Key Terms - Believing in God

A summary of all the key terms in the Believing in God section of the GCSE, with definitions. You need to know all of these for the exam.

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  • Created on: 16-05-11 17:28

Agnosticism

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Not being sure whether God exists

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Atheism

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Believing that God does not exist

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Conversion

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Whenyour life is changed by giving yourself to God

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Free Will

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The idea that human beings are free to make their own choices

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Miracle

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Something which seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done it

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Moral Evil

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Actions done by humans which cause suffering

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Natural Evil

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Things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans

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Numinous

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The feeling of the presence of something greater than you

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Omni-Benevolent

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The belief that God is all good

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Omnipotent

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The belief that God is all powerful

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Omniscient

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The belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen

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Prayer

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An attempt to contact God, usually through words

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