Philosophy One

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Apostles' Creed
An early statement of Christian belief.
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Cosmological argument
The argument that there must be a 'first cause' and that this was God.
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Father
One person of the threefold nature of God.
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Forgiveness
The teaching of forgiveness forms part of the most important and widely used Christian prayer - the prayer Jesus taught his disciples commonly known as the Lord's Prayer.
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Heaven
A Christian idea of paradise where the soul goes after death if it is free from sin to have eternal life with God.
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Holy Spirit
One person of the threefold nature of God.
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Incarnate
The doctrine that God took human form in Jesus.
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Monotheism
Belief in one God.
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Resurrection
The rising from the dead of Jesus Christ on the third day after the crucifixion.
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Son
One person of the threefold nature of God.
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Teleological argument
The argument that the world is so complex that it must have had a designer and the designer must have been God.
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Trinity
The Christian belief that God is three separate persons within One - Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
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Ontological argument
The argument based on the idea that God is greater than anything else people can think of.
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Committal
The actions that take place when a body is buried or cremated.
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Day of Judgement
The day when God will judge everyone according to their actions and faith on Earth.
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Eulogy
The speech or talk given at a funeral about the person who has died.
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Funeral
The ceremony or service that occurs after someone has died.
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Hell
A place that some Christians believe is a punishment after death for those souls that are not free from sin; it is often referred to as a place of torment or suffering without God.
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Judge
The Christian idea of God acting as a judge to determine whether a person goes to Heaven or Hell after death.
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Purgatory
In some Christian traditions, a condition or state in which good souls receive spiritual cleansing after death, in preparation for Heaven.
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Redemption
The idea that sins can be forgiven and a person can be redeemed. Jesus is often referred to by Christians as the Redeemer as he died for the sins of the whole world.
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Salvation
Jesus came to Earth to save people from their sins and achieved salvation through his sacrifice on the cross.
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Soul
Christians believe the soul is a non-physical and immortal part of the body that continues after death and is the connection with God.
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The argument that there must be a 'first cause' and that this was God.

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Cosmological argument

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The teaching of forgiveness forms part of the most important and widely used Christian prayer - the prayer Jesus taught his disciples commonly known as the Lord's Prayer.

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A Christian idea of paradise where the soul goes after death if it is free from sin to have eternal life with God.

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