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Monotheistic
A belief in one God
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Omnipotent
All-powerful. God can do anything
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Eternal
Without beginning or end. God always exists
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Omniscient
All-knowing. God knows everything there is to know
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Immanent
God is close and acts within the universe,e.g. performs miracles/answers prayers
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Omnibenevolent
All-loving. God is totally and completely loving
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Perfect/holy
God is without fault and the source of all goodness
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Transcedant
God is outside the universe
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Omnipresent
All-present. God is everywhere at the same time
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Incarnate
Made flesh
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Ressurection
Brought back to life in the same body
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Reincarnation
Brought back to life in another body
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Ascension
Jesus taken back up to heaven to be with God
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Blaspherry
Making oneself equal to God
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Sin
Bad thing/mistakes/unholy. Going against God's command
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Scapegoat
Blamed for something they might not have done
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The problem of evil
Is if God is omniscient, omnipotent and loves us, why does he let things happen to good people?
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Moral evil
The evil that occurs when people choose to do something they know will cause them harm
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Natural evil
Is evil that happens as a result of environmental changes and disasters
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Theodicy
Is an attempt to explain how God can be omnipotent, omniscient, love us and yet still allows suffering
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Free will
Is the belief that God has given everyone the ability to choose between right and wrong
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Karma
Is the belief that the good we do is rewarded and the bad we do is punished
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Original sin
The belief that because Eve ate the forbidden fruit in the garden of Eden, we have all inherited an urge to do evil
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Atheists
Think that God does not exist,therefore there is no problem of evil
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Prayer
Is a group of words said by someone to connect to God
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Set prayers
Prayers that have been written down and said more than once by more than one person, for example the Lord's Prayer
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Informal prayer
Prayer that is made up by an individual using his or her own words
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Nonconformist
An English Protestant who does not conform to the doctrines or practices of the established Church of England
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