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perfection

fullness of existence, completion, or the absence of any potential need

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does god have attribute or is them

is them - he is love, is goodness, is mercy

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eveywhere at once

transcendent

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what is a sign of god's presence

creation

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are the attributes we ascribe to physical matter applicable to god?

no

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is god material

no, he is pure spirit

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immanent

present at all times and in all places

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immutable

unchanging

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does god change

no

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are movement and change the same thing

no

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contingent

dependent- humans are contingent, god is not

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evil

absence of good

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two kinds of evil

moral evil- sins of ommission and commission
ontic evil- weakness emotionally, physicall, and mentally; can be overcome; ex: injuries, natural disasters, diseases, defects; they are not your fault, its just bc youre human

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reflectio of god's goodness

creation

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in the midst of the greatest ___, the greatest ___ takes place

evil, good

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omniscient

all knowing

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who knows us better than we know ourselves

god

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why does god konw all

bc he is the first cause

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where is the closest we are to heaven

the altar, now, bc god is the eternal now

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theology

faith, seeking, understanding; the study of the existence and attributes of god

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omnipotent

all powerful

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what does god have power over

everything

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the essence of what someone or something actually is despite what might appear to the senses (each person of the trinity is of one, divine, ___)

substance

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an individual substance of a rational nature (there are3 distinct in the trinity); refers to the distinctions btw the father, son , and holy spirit

person

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the relationship btw the distinct things (the father generates, the son is begotten, and the holy spirit proceeds); indicates that the 3 persons of the trinity are distinct bc of how they relate to one another

relation