religiouse studies key words

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immanent
god is within all
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trascendent
god is abo
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analogy
using a word symbolically to suggest something else
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monotheists
people who believe in one, god such as christians, jews, muslims.
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myth
a story which is not factually true, but which has important spiritual truths
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symbol
a way of explaining the unexplainable, and using something to represent something else.
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omnibenevolence
all-good
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omnipotent
all-important
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omnipresent
all-present
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omniscient
all-knowing
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big bang theory
scientific theory which suggests that there was a massive explosion about 18 billion years ago and that this led to the creation of the whole universe.
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intelligent design
a theory which says that life is so complex that it must have been designed by a higher intelligent being, and did not evolve by natural selection.
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natural selection
theory that tiny diffrences and genetic mutations between creatures of the same species can sometimes make one individual slightly better suited to their environment that others. this means that it survives longer and has more offspring who inherit
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necessary being
theoy of thomas aquinas that god must exist because he cannot not exist.
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numinous
a mysterious power tha suggests the presence of a spirit or god.
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agnostic
somebody who believes that it is impossible to know wheter or not god exist.
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atheist
someone who dose not believe in god.
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laws of nature
scientific generalisations arrived at by experimentation and/or observations, which try to explain how nature works, or how scientists expect nature to work.
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miracles
a marvellouse event which cannot have been brought about by humans or by natural means.
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natural selection
that it survives longer and has more offspring who inherit that trait.
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god is abo

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trascendent

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using a word symbolically to suggest something else

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people who believe in one, god such as christians, jews, muslims.

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a story which is not factually true, but which has important spiritual truths

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