Beliefs about Deity

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transcendent
above all
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immanent
within all
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trinity
one God, 3 persons
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monotheism
belief in one God
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cosmological argumant
one God could cause the universe to start/exist (Thomas Aquinas)
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argument from experience
God can be proved through personal experience
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Pascal's Wager
what do we stand to win or lose if God exists (Blaise Pascal)
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Natural selection
species adapt and evolve according to their environment, survival of the fittest (Charles Darwin)
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numinous
a mysterious power/experience that suggests the presence of God
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miracle
a supernatural event that breaks or bends the laws of nature
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healing miracle
God shows authority over physical or emotional difficulties (Paralytic man)
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nature miracle
God shows authority over natural laws (Feeding of 5000)
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resurrection miracle
Gods shows authority over death (Lazarus)
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exorcism
God shows authority over demonic possessions (Gerasene man)
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Cessationists
Christians who believe that Charismatic gifts ceased after the apostles
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incarnation
'becoming flesh', God took on human form
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Immanuel
'God with us'
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Saviour
one who brings salvation
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atonement
'one with God', death of Christ reconciled man with God
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Messiah
annointed one
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ascension
Jesus goes up to Heaven
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Parousia
the second coming of Jesus
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Ruach
'breath'/'wind', Hebrew word for the Holy Spirit
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Paraclete
'comforter', Greek word for the Holy Spirit
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Pentecost
when the Holy Spirit came upon the disciples in Acts 2
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Ontological argument
God can be proved through reason/logic alone
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Teleological argument
the universe is so complex it must have been designed
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Moral argument
having a conscience proves God's existence
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Watchmaker's argument
a watch is so intricate it must have been designed=the same applies to the universe
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Goldilocks effect
the universe is fine tuned for our existence
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one God, 3 persons

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belief in one God

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one God could cause the universe to start/exist (Thomas Aquinas)

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