Glossary for Lessons 1-2
Glossary for lessons 1 and 2. SCROLL DOWN to review key names and terms. You may also search for a term by clicking on its first letter below.
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In theology, it is the doctrine of man.
The study of the Bible
Belief that the spiritual world is good, but the material world is evil
The doctrine of the Church
The doctrine of the last things
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.
Belief system that emphasizes the need to go beyond reason to receive revelation through spiritual ecstasy
A philosophical school rooted in, but including new ideas by philosophers such as Plotinus
Theology during the period of 150-600 A.D.
A meaningful sentence that declares something which can be evaluated either as true or as false.
Belief system that emphasizes the uses of reason and human reflection
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.
School of theology during the medieval period, that put great emphasis on the use of Aristotelian logic
The doctrine of salvation
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."
The practice of mixing religions or mixing philosophy with religion.
A systematic presentation of all the doctrinal truths of the Christian religion.
The doctrine of God