Christian Worldview II Vocab Week 2

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Christian Worldview II Vocab Week 2
2014-02-19 05:53:44
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Christian Worldview II Vocab Week 2
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  1. Apostles’ Creed
    a universal statement of Christian belief developed by the 4th century, not written by the apostles but summarizes Apostolic beliefs found in the OT and NT
  2. Arianism
    the theological teaching of Arius (ca. AD 250–336) concerning the relationship of God to the Son of God, Jesus. Arius believed the Son of God was a subordinate entity to God the Father
  3. Atheism
    the rejection of belief in the existence of deities
  4. Catholic
    including or concerned with all people, universal
  5. Creed
    a formal summary of the beliefs of the Christian faith
  6. Deism
    a belief that God has set the universe in motion but does not interfere with how it runs
  7. Docetism
    an early heresy that claimed that Jesus Christ was not a real person
  8. Ecclesiology
    the study of the development, nature, structure and purpose of the Church
  9. Enlightenment
    era covering the 17th and 18th centuries wherein mankind removed itself from external authorities as the bible, the church and the state
  10. Epistemology
    a branch of philosophy that investigates the origin of how we know what we know