Philosophy key words

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Soul
the spiritual aspect of a person
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Salvation
refers to being 'saved' from sin
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Materialism
the belief that we are purely a physical being
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Dualism
the belief that we have both a body (physical) and soul (spiritual)
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Ressurection
'To rise again'. Many Christians believe that God will bring the worthy back in bodily form
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Omnibenevolent
all- loving
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Judgement day
A future time when Christians believe God judges everyone
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Atoned
made up for
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The trinity
the idea that God is 'three in one' Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
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Omipotent
all-powerful
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Omniscient
all-knowing
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Incarnation
the belief that Jesus was God in human form
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Miracle
An amazing event caused by God and breaks the laws of nature
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What is the 'problem of evil'?
A philosophical question: 'How can God exist when there is evil & suffering in the world'
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Natural evil
Evil that occurs naturally
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Moral Evil
Evil caused by humans e.g murder
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Original sin
The sin that Adam and Eve unleashed into the world when they ate the forbidden fruit. It means that all humans are born sinful.
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The fall
When humanity fell from perfection and were separated from God after Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit
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Free Will
The idea that God gave humans freedom to make their own decisions
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Morality
Principles concerning the difference between right and wrong
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Falsification
the idea that science can be wrong and that new evidence could be found which shows current theories as incorrect/incomplete
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Creationism
The belief that God created the world
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The big bang theory
A theory which says the universe started due to the expansion of a singularity
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Evolution
The idea that humanity developed over billions of years and become a more evolved one
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The Design Argument
The argument given by William Paley that says the world is too complex to happen by chance
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Dominion
The belief that God made humans with a purpose to 'rule over' all animals.
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Scientific theory
A scientific idea that is supported with evidence. E.g the theory of evolution has fossil evidence
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