Attributes of God Key Words

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  • Created on: 16-03-16 19:08
Paradox
A situation where two contradictory statements both appear true
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Transcendent
The idea that God is separate from the physical world. He is far above all things
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Immanent
The idea that God is active and closely involved in the world.
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Immutable
The idea that God cannot change
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Timeless
The belief that God stands outside of time and that all time is equally present to him
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Everlasting
The belief that God moves through time along with creation but has no beginning or end
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Process theology
A reformulation of the concept of God which rejects the immutability of God and teaches that God is also in the process of becoming and change
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Omnipotent
God is all powerful
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Middle Knowledge
The idea that God knows all the possibilities of what would happen in different scenarios
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Calvinism
Theological system named after James Calvin (1509-64)which emphasised grace, faith and predestination
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Predestination
The idea that God chooses some to be saved
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Foreknowledge
The knowledge of what will happen in the future
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Providence
God’s goodness and continuing activity on behalf of his creation.
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Universalism
The belief that all people will ultimately achieve salvation
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