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Who looked into dependence on God?

Aquinas argues that the relationship between God and Humans is one of complete dependence of God like the correlation between a plug and a TV.


How did St Augustine see the relationship between God and Humans?

See humans as fallen from God grace when Adam and Eve disobeyed God in the garden on Eden.


Who looked at Soul Development and what is this idea?

John Hick argued God created an imperfect world based on view from Irenaeus. Like Peter Vardys analogy of the King and girl.


John Calvin used predestination of God which is what?

Some are destined for a relationship with God, this isn't helping some and harming others. For example a teacher helps those with potential.


What was Sigmund Freud argued God was a social construct made from which two factors?

Guilt and Helplessness.


Emile Durkheim defines religion as...

A unified system of beliefs which sets apart forbidden and holly as a moral community based at the church.


Marx likens religion in society to...

Like any other intuition where this helps you in the face of oppression, willing people not to fear even death and it justifies poverty.


What was the quote Marx uses to justify poverty?

"It is harder for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God."


What's Marx's most famous quote about how religion relieves pain?

"Religion is the opiate of the people"