WJEC A Level Christianity - Theme 2 keywords

Absolution
Declaration by a priest that a person's sins have been forgiven
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Adoptionism
Belief that Jesus was an ordinary man who became the Son of God only at his baptism
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Arianism
Belief that Jesus was the highest of all created beings but not of the same substance as God
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Atonement
To make "at one" or reconcile
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Covenantal nomism
God's election of the Jews as a chosen nation provided they obeyed his commandments
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Didache
Greek word meaning "teaching"/What the apostles taught and relates to an ancient Christian book of instruction from 1st century CE - early New Testament sometimes included it
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Docetism
Hersey that Jesus did not suffer on the cross because his body was not human
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Ecofeminist
Someone interested in both the environment and women's rights
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The Enlightenment
18th century philosophical European intellectual movement based on reason, tolerance and liberty and emphasises reason over religious revelation and superstition as the basis of knowledge
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Expiation
What Christ did on the cross - he paid the penalty for human sin
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Filioque
Latin for "and the Son"
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The Filioque Controversy
The accepting of the Latin phrase "and the Son" as an addition to the Nicene Creed
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Immutability
Unchangeable/Changeless
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Impassibility
Having no human feelings
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Logos asarkos
Greek for "the Word without flesh" - Barth's term for the Son before he became incarnate
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Metaphor
Something that represents or is a symbol for something else
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Moral principles
Basis of right and wrong
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Objective
Factual/Not based on personal belief
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Omnibenevolent
All good/All loving
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Omnipotent
All powerful
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Omniscient
All knowing
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The Pentecost experience
Pouring of the Holy Spirit on the apostles on the first Christian Pentecost - Acts 2:1-13
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Propitiation
Result of what Christ did on the cross - averted God's wrath
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Panentheism
Belief that the universe is the visible part of God
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Rabbinic
Relating to the teachings of Jewish rabbis
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Supererogation
Doing more than duty requires
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Seinsweise
Barth's word for "mode of being" which he uses instead of the usual word Person to refer to the three members of the Godhead
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Salvation
Deliverance from God's judgement of sin
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Subjective
Personal belief/Not based on facts
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Sabellianism
Belief that Jesus was divine but not human
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Belief that Jesus was an ordinary man who became the Son of God only at his baptism

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Adoptionism

Card 3

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Belief that Jesus was the highest of all created beings but not of the same substance as God

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Card 4

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To make "at one" or reconcile

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Card 5

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God's election of the Jews as a chosen nation provided they obeyed his commandments

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