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Course: Building Systematic Theology (eBST)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-4
I

Immanence

Attribute of God indicating that He is Involved in the universe in space and time

Inductive

Kind of logical reasoning that begins by observing particular facts, then draws a probable conclusion

Inductive Gap

Missing or weak element in reasoning from particulars to probable conclusions. It may mean failing to take into account possible exceptions or overstating the probability of the conclusion.
J

Justification

It sometimes means a person is declared righteous when he believes in Christ, as in Romans 3:28, and it sometimes means a person is shown to be righteous in his way of life, as in James 2:24.
L

Lapsarian Question

Theological debate that tries to determine the order of the eternal decrees
M

Mysticism

Belief system that emphasizes the need to go beyond reason to receive revelation through spiritual ecstasy
N

Neo-Platonism

A philosophical school rooted in Plato, but including new ideas by philosophers such as Plotinus.
O

Open Theism

View of God that overemphasizes how He interacts with man in space and time, leaving Him less able to control the universe

Orthodoxy

Correct thinking

Orthopathos

Correct feeling