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theodicy
evil and suffering
two kinds of evil
physical evil and moral evil
two types of suffering
character building and unnecessary or needless
response to suffering must meet 2 requirements
not be justified as some divine or human purpose and must contain an initiative for overcoming suffering
pathos
god suffers under our actions
soteriology
doctrine of salvation
preferential option
Jesus gives the poor more attention
son of man translates as:
human one
christ means (greek)
anointed one
metanoia
change your mind
fideism
blind obediance to authority
rotation
pursuit of one activity after another to avoid introspection
manichaeism
dualistic belief
arianism
belief jesus wasn't truly God
contingent
we aren't necessary
telos
goal of creation
pneumatology
holy spirit
traditional symbols of holy spirit
wind, water, fire
fruits of the spirit
moves un into the world more deeply, stretches us and is surprising
eucharist means
thanksgiving
in persona christi
essence of christ's person
concomitance
whole in both species and fraction
a Trinitarian God requires
diversity
4 marks
one, holy, catholic, apostolic
truthful teachings require:
proclamation and reception
Doctrine of Reconcilitation
God immediately forgives us
anthropomorphic
giving human characteristics to non human
anthropocentric
human centered universe
gnosticism
rejected for being exclusionary, dualistic, personal, and private
faith
our relationship with God
doctrines
point to the truth about God
Divine Immanence
God is within the world and within us
Paul Ricouer demonstrated this about language about God
has to do with how we relate to God
Language in creeds is
symbolic and requires interpretation
potter, cloud, breath
metaphors for god from hebrew scripture
woman with lost coin, shepherd, bread
metaphors for God from parables in Luke's gospel
mother, lover, friend
metaphors for god from our deepest relationships
original sin
human desire to be center of the world
orthodoxy
correct teaching
orthopraxy
christian living
correlational theology
from our point of view
why?
question asked by theology not by science
theology
reflection on God