Key Terms for Religious Studies

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Omnipotent
All powerful
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Omniscient
All knowing
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Omnibenevolent
All loving
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Numinous experience
The feeling of a greater power (a feeling of awe and wonder)
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Design argument
The belief that something as complex as the universe must have a designer. Therefore God must exist
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Causation argument
The argument that everything has a cause so the universe must as well. Therefore God must exist
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Apparent age theory
The belief that God designed the world to appear older than it actually is.
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Moral evil
Actions done by humans that cause suffering.
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Natural evil
Things that cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans, e.g earthquakes.
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Abortion
The purposeful termination of a pregnancy.
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Euthanasia
Painlessly ending someone's life who is suffering with a terminal illness.
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The feeling of a greater power (a feeling of awe and wonder)

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