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Atheism

the belief that God doesn't exist

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Bourgeoisie

A term used in Marxist theory to describe those who own the means of production

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Collective Consciousness

The belief that everything is ultimately energy and everyone possesses the potential to achieve divine unity with the cosmos

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Communism

Marxist ideal of a classless and Utopian society in which all property is commonly owned and each person is paid according to his or her abilities and needs

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Consciousness

The belief in a divine interconnected essence of reality

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Deconstruction

a method of literary analysis that questions the ability of language to represent reality adequately and seeks to discern and expose the purported underlying ideologies of a text

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Dialectical Materialism

the belief that only the material world exists and that class struggles are the mechanism behind social and economic progress

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Economic Determinism

the belief that economics determines the entire course of human history, ultimately and inevitably leading to the nature of knowledge

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Epistemology

branch of philosophy that seeks to understand the nature of knowledge

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General Revelation

God's universal revelation about himself and morality that can be obtained through nature

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Islamist

a Muslim who embraces the full application of shariah law and who views jihad as a call to conquer nonbelieving nations

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Jihadi

an Islamist who embraces the use of terrorism in pursuit of Jihad

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Karma

a concept found in Eastern religions, karma is the belief that good is returned to those who do good, and evil is returned to those who do evil (either in this life or the next).

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Legal Positivism

the belief that laws are rules created by human authorities and that there is no inherent or necessary connection between law and morality

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Materialism

the belief that reality is composed solely of matter

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Metanarrative

a single, overarching interpretation, or grand story, of reality

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Metaphysics

the branch of philosophy that seeks to understand the nature of ultimate reality

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Mind/Body Problem

the study of the relationship between the mind (e.g., mental events, functions, properties and consciousness) and the physical body.

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Naturalism

the belief that all phenomena can be explained in terms of natural causes.

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Pantheism

the belief that everything in the universe is ultimately divine.

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Poststructuralism

an intellectual movement that agrees with structuralism- it is more important to study language and relationship because it is impossible to have knowledge of objective reality- but progresses further by contending that human communication is not really about things but about the view and motivation of those involved in the conversation.

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Proletariat

a term used in Marxist theory to describe the working-class wage earners who do not own the means of production.

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Proletariat Morality

the belief that whatever advances the proletariat and communism is morally good, and whatever hinders them is morally evil.

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Self-Actualization

the stage at which a person purportedly meets his or her full psychological potential.

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Shariah Law

derived primarily from the Quran and Sunnah, shariah law is the moral and legal code that governs the lives of Muslims. Shariah addresses a wide variety of subjects such as diet, hygiene, prayer, contracts, business, crime, and punishment.

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Socialism

an economic system based upon governmental or communal ownership of the means of production and distribution of goods and services

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Special Revelation

God's unique revelation about himself through the Scriptures, miraculous events, and Jesus Christ

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Sphere Sovereignty

an idea formulated by Abraham Kuyper, sphere sovereignty is the belief that God ordained certain spheres of society, such as family, church, and state, and that society functions best when each sphere is properly managing its own area of responsibility.

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Spiritual Evolution

the belief that humanity is continually progressing toward higher consciousness.

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Ummah

from the Arabic word for "nation", ummah is the collective community of Muslims around the world.

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Matthew 28:18-20

Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”

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Romans 2:15

They show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts sometimes accusing them and at other times even defending them.

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Romans 5:6-10

You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ungodly. Very rarely will anyone die for a righteous person, though for a good person someone might possibly dare to die. But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God’s wrath through him! For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life!

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Romans 8:20-22

For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope that the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay and brought into the freedom and glory of the children of God. We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time

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Romans 12:1-2

Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.