Saturday, August 13, 2022, 2:00 PM
Site: Thirdmill Online Courses
Course: Building Systematic Theology (eBST)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-4
O

Orthopraxis

Correct living
P

Patristic Theology

Theology during the period of 150-600 A.D.

Premise

In a syllogism, this is one of the first statements that lead to a conclusion. For example, in the following syllogism, "1. All men are mortal. 2. Socrates is a man. Conclusion: Socrates is mortal.", the two premises are "All men are mortal" and "Socrates is a man."

Proposition

A meaningful sentence that declares something which can be evaluated either as true or as false.
R

Rationalism

Belief system that emphasizes the uses of reason and human reflection

Repetitive collation

The process of using a series of Bible passages with similar content to present an argument for a theological point of view
S

Sanctification

This term can refer to several different aspects of righteousness: a. first righteousness, or definitive righteousness for Christians, b. progressive ongoing holiness in Christians, and c. being set apart from the rest of the world, even though a person is not a Christian.

Scholasticism

School of theology during the medieval period, that put great emphasis on the use of Aristotelian logic

Soteriology

The doctrine of salvation

Syllogism

A logical argument in which two or more premises lead to a conclusion. For example, "1. All men are mortal. 2. Socrates is a man. Conclusion: Socrates is mortal."