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What is anthropomorphic deism?
Man changing God and giving him human characteristics
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What is the God of classical Theism?
Omnipotent, omnipresent, omniscient, omnibenevolant
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What does omnipotent mean?
All powerful
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What does omnipresent mean?
All present
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What does omniscient mean?
All knowing
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What does omnibenevolant mean?
All loving
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What is the point of anthropomorphic deism?
So we can imagine him, and so we can understand and relate to him.
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What is the intelligent design/teleological argument?
Things in the world (watch) show design/purpose/beauty and they have a designer. The world and Universe show design/purpose/beauty so they must have a designer (God)
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An argument against the teleological argument?
If everything has a designer then God must have one too.
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What is the Cosmological Argument?
Motion: There must be an unmoved mover. Cause: There must be an uncaused causer. Contingency: Rely on someone for our existence. (God)
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Problems with the Cosmological Argument?
God is not that person, it is someone before him. All God did was one thing, he didn't make everything like in the bible.
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Why are people atheist? (4)
Why did he make us imperfect? Why are there so many evils? How can he permit suffering on such a scale? If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent him.
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What is an atheist?
Someone who doesn't believe in God
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What is an agnostic?
Someone how believes it is impossible to know if God exists or not.
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What is a miracle?
A marvellous event that could not have been brought about by humans or nature and breaks the laws of nature.
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What is an example of a miracle?
Someone being brought back to life.
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What are the Laws of Nature?
How scientists believe the world generally works.
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What does immanent mean?
God is within all.
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What does transcendent mean?
God is above all.
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What is the Trinity of God?
The father, the son and the holy spirit.
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What is analogy?
Using a word to symbolise something else.
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What are monotheists?
People who believe in one God.
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What is a myth?
A story that is not factually true but has important spiritual truths.
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What is the moral argument for God's existence?
People understand what is right and wrong and this conscience must come from God.
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What is the ontological argument?
We cannot think of anything greater than God so he must exist.
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What is the Big Bang Theory?
Scientific theory that states the Earth was created by a massive explosion 18 billion years ago.
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Necessary being?
Thomas Aquinas said that God must exist as he can not not exist.
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What is the meaning of Numinous?
A mysterious power that suggests the presence of a spirit or God.
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What is natural selection?
Theory that some creatures of the same species adapt to the environment better than others so that they can survive and reproduce.
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What miracles did Jesus use? (4)
Healing of the paralytic, Calming the storm (nature), The healing of the Legion (exorcisms), Raising Lazarus from the dead.
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