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Flashcards in Religion and Life - DEFINITIONS: Believing in God Deck (12):
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Agnosticism

not being sure whether God exists

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Atheism

believing that God does not exist

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Conversion

when your life is changed by giving yourself to God

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Free will

the idea that human beings are free to make their own choices

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Miracle

something which seems to break a law of science and makes you think only God could have done it

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Moral evil

actions done by humans which cause suffering

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Natural evil

things which cause suffering but have nothing to do with humans

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Numinous

the feeling of the presence of something greater than you

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Omni-benevolent

the belief that God is all-good

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Omnipotent

the belief that God is all-powerful

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Omniscient

the belief that God knows everything that has happened and everything that is going to happen

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Prayer

an attempt to contact God, usually through words