Believing in God: Key words

Section 1: Believing in God

KEY TERMS

These definitions are from a 2014 revision booklet my R.E teacher gave to me.

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  • Created on: 21-04-15 21:10
Define: Numinous
The feeling of the presence of something greater than you
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Define: Conversion
When your life is changed by giving yourself to God
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Define: Miracle
Something which seems to break the laws of science and makes you think only God could have done it
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Define: Prayer
An attempt to contact God - usually through words
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Define: Design
When things are connected and seem to have a purpose (e.g. the eye is designed for seeing)
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Define: Causation
The idea that everything has been caused (started off) by something else
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Define: Agnosticism
Not being sure whether God exists
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Define: Atheism
Believing God does not exist
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Define: Moral Evil
Actions done by humans which cause suffering
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Define: Natural Evil
Things that have caused suffering but have nothing to do with humans (e.g. earthquakes)
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Define: Omnipotent
[The belief that God is] All Powerful
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Define: Benevolent
[The belief that God is] All Loving/good/kind
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Define: Omniscient
[The belief that God is] All Knowing
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Define: Conversion

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When your life is changed by giving yourself to God

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Define: Miracle

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Define: Prayer

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Define: Design

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