BWVW 101 Exam 2 (Dr. Weider)
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a framework we bring to life
recognizing opinions and so-called evidence
something that is true at all times and in all places
the general, world-wide assumption is that, when we die, our good deeds and our bad deeds will be placed on the divine scales and weighed to determine if we go "up" or "down"
Great Global Heresy
paying the necessary price to purchase another's freedom
setting something apart from common use for exclusive use in the service of God
declaring someone free from guilt in a court of law
God acts in kindness to provide something undeserved; demonstrated in the death of Christ on behalf of sinners; makes human effort unnecessary in salvation
I realize I am guilty before God who is holy; root idea is a "change of mind"; I am willing to experience a visible change in my life
belief that there is no God
belief that God and the world are the same thing
God has revealed, and continues to reveal, His moral will to all mankind
God makes known vital truths about Himself which He has not made known in nature
taking Scripture out of context to support a personal interpretation
adding requirements for salvation
God is dead and life is meaningless
law of non-contradiction
something cannot both exist and not exist or be true and false at the same time in the same way
action taken by a stronger brother which, though it would ordinarily qualify as a permissible act of freedom, influences a weaker brother to sin against his conscience
appeal to ignorance
claiming that something is true simply because it cannot be disproved, or that something is untrue because it cannot be proved
making a judgment on the basis of one or even a few samples
making a judgment about an entire group based on behavior, mostly undesirable, of a few from that group
arguing against an action on the unsupported assertion that it will inevitably lead to a much worse condition
seeking to discredit a person's argument by attacking their personal character, origin, associations, etc.
justifying a course of action because everyone is doing it
oversimplifying a complex issue to make it appear that only two alternatives are possible
principle of expedience
Will it be spiritually profitable?
principle of edification
Will it build me up?
principle of excess
Will it slow me down in the race?
principle of enslavement
Will it bring me into bondage?
principle of equivocation
Will it hypocritically cover my sin?
principle of encroachment
Will it violate the Lordship of Christ in my life?
principle of example
Will it help other Christians by its example?
principle of evangelism
Will it lead others to Christ?
principle of emulation
Would Jesus do it?
principle of exaltation
Will it glorify God?
1 Corinthians 10:31
"So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God."
2 Timothy 2:15
"Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth."
passage that talks about weak vs. strong brother
no single founder; Vedas, Upanishads, Epics
founder and basic texts of Hinduism
Siddhartha Gautama; Tipitaka, Sutta-Pitaka, Vinaya Pitaka, Abhidhamma Pitaka
founder and basic texts of Buddhism
founder and basic texts of Islam
only escape is achieving the ultimate reality
Hindu view of suffering
we suffer because we desire, eliminating desire eliminates suffering
Buddhist view of suffering
Who is God in Islam?
liberation from Samsara (cycle of life and death)
Hindu way of salvation
Buddhist way of salvation
submission to Allah
Muslim way of salvation
endless cycle of life, death, and rebirth
Buddhist concept of a middle ground between asceticism and indulgence
Buddhist practice of attitudes and actions to be developed simultaneously; view, intentions, speech, action, livelihood, effort, concentration, mindfulness
Eightfold Noble Path
Hindu concept, largely polytheistic, worship of many gods (symbolizing natural forces)
Hindu concept of illusory world
Hindu concept of cause/effect based on actions/deeds)
Buddhist, seen by Gautama that caused him to see pain/suffering; elderly person, sick person, corpse, poor monk