Religious language key words

logical statement that we know are true by definition.
tautology
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statements are only meaningful if they can be verified by the senses
verification
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statements are only meaningful if any evidence can disprove them
falsification
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an approach to religious language that compares the normal use of word to its religious use.
analogy
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point us towards something else
sign
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participates in that to which it points
symbol
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communicates a particular world view and a set of values or beliefs
myth
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statements are only meaningful if they can be verified by the senses

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verification

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statements are only meaningful if any evidence can disprove them

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an approach to religious language that compares the normal use of word to its religious use.

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Card 5

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point us towards something else

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