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A vice contrary to the virtue of religion that directs us away from what we owe God in justice

Irreligion

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worldly

secularism

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A person who believes in only one God

Monotheist

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God showing himself through nature

natural revelation

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Combination of scripture and sacred tradition; how God has made himself known to us

Divine Revelation

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Revelation

God's "self discipline"

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The story of God's saving action in human history

Salvation History

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The belief that God's existence cannot be known

Agnosticism

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A person who denies the existence of God

atheist

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A practical judgement of reason that helps a person decide the goodness or sinfulness of an action or attitude

Conscience

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A binding and solemn agreement between human beings or between God and people, holding each to a particular course of action

Covenant

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translated into "breath into"

inspiration, spirit

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Polytheist

One who believes in more than one god

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A central truth of revelation that Catholics are obliged to believe

Dogma

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Belief in and personal knowledge of God

Faith

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The official teaching authority of the Church

Magisterium

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all-powerful

omnipotent

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The sin of disobedience committed by Adam and Eve that resulted in their loss of original holiness

Original sin

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People who God entrusted with delivering his message

prophets

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The written record of Divine Revelation found in the books of the old testament and the New testament

Sacred scripture

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The living transmission of the Church's gospel message found in the Church's teaching, life, and worship

Sacred Tradition

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The Three theological virtures

Faith, Hope, love (or charity)

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Trust n God's Salvation and his bestowal of the graces needed to attain it

hope

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love of God and lovee of neighbor as one loves oneself

love (charity)

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Healthy habits which empower us to do good stuff

Virtue