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Out of nothing

Ex Nihilo

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"Kovod"

glory

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General Revelation

Made known to everyone (ex. creation)

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Special Revelation

Revelation at specific times for specific people (ex. prophets, Jesus, dreams)

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self-centered thinking

ego-centric thinking

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Epistemology

Theory of knowledge-when, how, what we know

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Metaphysics

Nature of reality

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Ethics

Knowledge of right and wrong morals

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Coherentists

Believe beliefs are justified by how well they fit with each other

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Foundationalists

Some of our beliefs are properly basic or justified independetly (ex. we hold these truths to be self evident)

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Ontology

Deals with first things

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Cosmology

study of the universe

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"cosmos"

universe

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Deism

Believe God is an "absentee landlord"

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Pantheism

God is all, all is God

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Atheism

there is no God

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Thanatology

Study of what happens after death

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"orgay"

wrath

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"tzedakah"

faithfulness/righteousness

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dikaioumenoi"

declared righteous

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Teleological argument

he world has created order and design so it must have a designer

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Cosmological Argument

Cause of the universe

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Antinomianism

Belief that it doesn't matter how we live if we have grace ("anti-law")

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Universalism

Belief that everyone goes to heaven

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Foreknowledge

God's prescience of or foresight concerning future events

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Predestination

Single: teaching God designates only those will be saved
Double: Teaching that God chooses
Calvinists: God chooses
Arminianism: only those who believe are saved, everyone has the choice

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Effectual vs. Internal call

E: call that results in favorable response by the one called
I: call that comes from inner working of the Holy Spirit

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Justified

Declaration that humans are restored to righteousness in God's sight

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Glorification

The final step in the process of salvation; completion of sanctification and removal of spiritual defects

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"dokimazo"

to test