RE - chapter 1

what is the definition of creator
the one who makes things and brings things about
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what is the definition of creation
the act by which God brought the universe into being
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what is the definition of creation of Adam
part of the painting on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican in Rome which shows God giving life to Adam
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what is the definition of transcendent
the idea that God is beyond and outside life on earth and the universe; a quality of God
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what is the definition of omnipotent
Almighty having unlimited power
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what is the definition of Adam
the Hebrew word for humanity which many as the name of the first man
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what is the definition of free will
the belief that God gives people the opportunity to make decisions fro themselves
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what is the definition of Myth
a story that intends to convey a deep truth or message but not in a literal way
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what is the definition of scripture
the holy writings of a religion that are believed to be inspired by God
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what is the definition of fundamentalist
someone who believes that the bible is a factual record that describe the event of what actually happened
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give two meanings of Michel Angelo's creation of Adam
it focuses on how dependent humanity is on God, it show humanity is made in the image of God
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give two meanings on how Michel Angelo painting is controversial
God and Adam are depicted are nearly the same size so man is equal with God which does not reflect Catholic beliefs, some people do not like that the eternal God is depicted as an old man
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give two ways in which Genesis describe the power of God
God is omnipotent and God is Transcendent
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Give two qualities of God
God made everything and everything God made is good
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Give two ways in which the creation accounts differ
Catholic and fundemetalists -the bible is the word of God and so must be accurate in all respects -since God loves huma beings he will not mislead us- bible stories should not be interpreted literally
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Explain 2 qualities of God
God made everything - everything God made is good
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Explain 2 fundamentalist interpretation of the creation story
since God loved all human he would not mislead people by giving incorrect information
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Explain 2 features of Genesis 1
God is trandescendant and God is omnipotent
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Explain 2 ways the book of Genesis is important z
It shows the greatness of God our creator also shows Gods power is effective through his word
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Explain 2 way the qualities of God are important
they are important because.....
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Explain 2 way the religious works of art are important
Sometimes it is difficult to portray the complex ideas and abstract truths in word and is simple- helps people to interpret what God was trying to say
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explain 2 ways the omnipotence of God is important
this reinforces the idea that, as his power allows him to make everything exactly the way he wants nothing God makes is imperfect - he can create anything from nothing
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explain 2 way free will is important
God gives people the opportunity to make their own descions - they can decide to follow him or reject him - he does not force himself on anyone - he gives it when he tells Adam not to eat the fruit -doing so he gives Adam a choice to decide forhimsel
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explain 2 ways myths in religious writing is important
it is a simple story -that tries to convey complex or deep truths - they are not meant to be taken literally - they have a underlying message
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