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Faith and Revelation Unit 1
Terms in this set (22)
God's self-communication by which He makes known the mystery of His divine plan
The two types of Revelation
Natural and Supernatural
The type of Revelation that God communicates simply through the existence of Creation
The type of Revelation that is God's speaking to all mankind through chosen individuals
The theological virtue by which one believes in all that God has said and revealed to man and that the Church proposes for belief
The identity between what is said/known (in the mind) and what is (in reality).
The science in which natural reason, apart from divine revelation, seeks to understand all things by a knowledge of their first causes
The study of God
The practice of systematically observing the nature of nature so that we might better understand the laws and structures that govern it
The belief that the only things that exist are those that science can prove through its very particular, restricted methods
St. Thomas Aquinas
Author of the Summa Theologica
The belief that God is distant and has no desire for relationship with us. He created the world and then left it alone.
The belief in many gods
The belief that we just need to have faith; we do not need to use our intellect in religion at all.
The belief that the universe is God.
Denies the existence of God
The doctrine that there is purpose or finality in the world, that nothing ever happens merely by chance, and that no complete account of the universe is possible without final reference to an all-wise God
The Proof from Contingency
The proof that says that everything in the world has a maker, so there must be a First Maker who was not himself made. That Maker we call God.
The Proof from Motion
The proof that says that since everything is at rest until set into motion by something else, there must be a First Mover who is himself unmoved. That First Mover we call God.
The Proof from Necessary vs. Possible Being
The proof that says that there must be one at least one necessary being. That Necessary Being we call God.
The Proof from Degrees of Perfection
The proof that says that we would not have standards of truth, goodness, beauty, etc. if there were not something that is the truest, the most good, and the most beautiful. That Most Perfect Thing we call God.
The Proof from Design
The proof that says that when we look around us, we see evidence of design. The world did not end up this way just randomly. If there is a design, there must be a designer. That Designer we call God.
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