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Deism

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In Deism, God is known by_______.
a.general revelation
b.special revelation
c.his first name
d.self revelation
a
In deism, authority for knowledge about reality shifted from__________.
a.scripture to reason
b.general revelation to the bible
c.man to god
d.personal relationship to reason
a
In deism, the shift in the authority for knowledge about reality is an_________ shift.
a.epistemological
b.metaphysical
c.ontological
a
When deism first appeared, it borrowed its ethical system from?
a.Greek mythology
b.eastern religious
c.christian theism
d.polytheism
c
Paradise Lost was written by________.
a.Chris Hithens
b.Richard Dawkins
c.the writer of genesis
d.John Milton
d
In Theism God__________.
a.loseshis existence
b.is the infinite, personal. creator, and sustainer of the cosmos
c.is all natural and doesn't bathe
d.remains creator, but loses his personality
b
If "Whatever is, is right" then________.
a.
it's ok to do whatever you want
b.right is wrong
c.no evil exists
d.you need to know what is is
c
Deism views the world as a well ordered mechanism. T,F
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In deism, God is very much involved with his creation. T,F
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In deism, God is soverign over human affairs. T,F
F
In deism, God is immanent. T,F
F
In deism the world around us is determined. T,F
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In deism, miracles are possible. T,F
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Deists believe in the deity of Christ. T,F
F
In deism, history is linear. T,F
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For deists, God does not communicate with his people. T,F
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Deists believe that Jesus existed. T,F
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In this phrase, "Theology was the queen of the sciences" what does the word science mean?
a.gnosis
b.knowledge
c.noetic
d.nous
b
It could be said that one of the factors leading to the development of deism_________.
a.Protestant disagreements
b.self-defeating beliefs
c.Christianity's inadequancy
d.mutally exclusive views
a
Some people today use Galileo as a case study, to show that Christianity is antiscientific. T,F
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There is such a thing as orthodox deism. T,F
F
Who is an example of warm deism?
a. Voltaire
b. Locke
b
Who is an example of cold deism?
a. Voltaire
b. Locke
a
To a deist, God is distant. T,F
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If deism is true then humans aren't able to act signigficantly. T,F
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Deists beleive that right and wrong (morality) is grounded in the nature of God. T,F
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Believes in life after death
a. warm deist
b. cold deist
a
"The heavens declare the glory of God."
a. Psalm 119:1
b. Psalm 19:1
c. Psalm 10:1
d. Psalm 1:1
b
In deism, God communicates with people. T,F
F
In deism human reason is fallen. T,F
F
Since God is not involved in human affairs, history is considered unimportant to deists. T,F
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It could be said that every year becomes more pluralistic than the next. T,F
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The Jefferson Bible exluded all accounts of miracles. T,F
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The Jefferson Bible's formal name is:
a. The Life and Morals of Jesus
b. THe Morals of Jesus
c. The LIfe of Jesus
d. THe Morals and Life of Jesus
a
An example of a sophisticated scientific deist is ________?
a. Dawkins
b. Flew
c. Einstein
c
An example of a sophisticated philosophic deist is ________?
a. Dawkins
b. Einstein
c. Flew
c
What is panentheism?
a. the universe is not God but in God
b. God and the universe are one
c. the universe is God
a
A moralistic therapeutic deist acknowledges the existence of God but ignores his existence in their daily life. T,F
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Many professing Christians are actually moralistic therapeutic deists. T,F
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The central goal of life is t be happy and feel good about oneself. T,F
F