IBEC - Key words

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Omnibenevolent
All-good
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Omnipotent
All-important
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Transcendent
God is above all
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Omnipresent
All-present
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Omniscient
All-knowing
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Immanent
God is within all
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Atheist
Someone who doesn't believe in God
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Prayer
Talking to God
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Atonement
The Christian belief that the death of Jesus bought a reconciliation between God and Humanity. Jesus was the Saviour/Redeemer
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Original sin
When Eve picked the fruit from the tree in the Garden of Eden
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Purgatory
Roman Catholic belief that after death souls are prepared for Heaven
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Judgement
When God judges people based on how they have lived their lives
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Consience
A sense of what is right or wrong
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Revelation
When something previously hidden becomes known to you
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Stewardship
Looking after something or someone else
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Sanctity of life
The belief that there is something special or holy about life
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Euthanasia
A gentle or easy death: helping someone to die
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Faith
Belief in something without having proof
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Moral
An action which is considered to be good and following the way of Christ
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Uncaused Causer
That a power (God) had to set existence in motion: Cosmological Argument
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Cosmilogical argument
Everything has to come from something. You cannot make something out of nothing: St Thomas Aquinas
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Ontological argument
God exists in the mind as "that than which nothing greater can be conceived", so he must therefore exist in reality: St Anselm of Canterbury
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Teleological (Design) argument
The universe is complicated and well-designed and there must be a designer (God only one great enough): William Paley
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Suffering
The state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship
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Freewill
The ability to act at one's own discretion: A self made decision of right or wrong
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Worship
Actively following a religion: Expressing love or belief for it
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Religious experience
Often involves seeing a religious figure: can lead to covertion
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The Trinity
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
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Religious Upbringing
When someone is brought up in a religious environment/family
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Moral/Human Evil
A morally wrong act/Suffering caused by humans
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Natural Evil
Suffering that is caused by things out of human control (e.g. Natural disasters)
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Inconsistent
The argument against beliefs of God's existence
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