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eschatological
Time of the end, a final apportioning of justice in which each is expected to receive what he most truly deserves.
Prepare!
ontological
the metaphysical study of the nature of being and existence
What's real?
phenomenology
A description, history, or explanation of phenomena.
Here's how.
exegesis
"biblical exegesis" basically means "the process of interpreting the Bible."
Bible 'splain
hermeneutics
branch of theology which defines the laws whereby the meaning of the Scriptures is to be ascertained
rules setup for how Bible is splained
apologetics
A systematic defense of a belief system.
systematic defense
theoria
A spiritual meaning, inherent in the literal framework of the text, which takes the reader to a higher plane of contemplation.
thinking starts at literal > to comtemplation
Christology
The section of Christian theology dealing with the identity of Jesus Christ, particularly the question of the relation of his human and divine natures.
Studying Christ's nature
Gnosticism
Held matter to be a deterioration of spirit, and the whole universe a depravation of the Deity, and taught the ultimate end of all being to be the overcoming of the grossness of matter and the return to the Parent-Spirit. These were "people who knew", and their knowledge at once constituted them a superior class of beings.
If it's physical, it's bad.