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Course: Building Your Theology HD (eBYThd)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-4
L

Luther

Theologian who is considered the initiator of the Reformation. He posted his 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenburg church in 1517.
N

Niebuhr

Last name of theologian that expressed five different positions regarding the relationship between Christians and culture

Noetic

Referring to the mind, this term is used to categorize the intellectual effects of sin.
O

Obscure

Hard to understand

Orthodoxy

Right or straight thinking

Orthopathos

Right or correct feelings or emotions

Orthopraxis

Right behavior or practice
P

Pneumatology

In theology, it is the doctrine of the Holy Spirit.

Polyvalence

In theology, it is a term used for the medieval notion that a Bible passage had several different meanings.

Postmodern

Philosophical term used to describe the skeptical and subjective reaction against the rationalism and the scientific methods of modernism