one who believes that we cannot know for sure whether God exists.
one who believes theat God cannot logically exist.
in Hinduism, the individual soul that is part of a universial soul.
in Hinduism, a godlike personification of the creative principle in the universe.
in Hinduism, the name given to the spiritual force that governs the universe; the universial soul.
Sanskrit term for "the awakended one" ; used in Hindu prophecies as a reference to a special being who comes along once in 25,000 years and attains enlightenment wothough having to be reborn; the Budda refers to Siddhartha Gautama, who taught that anyones is potentially able to do this
lifestyle, meditaion, practice, and religion based on the teaching of Buddha.
in India, a social class, in Hinduism beliefe, determined by the moral quality of your previous life.
creatio ex nihilo
Latin phrase meaning "creation our of nothing" use in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam to describe the universe that God made.
in Hinduism, the moral structure underlying existence; in Buddhism, the equivilent of braman, the universal soul; Chinese equibalent, Tao.
the philosophical method used by Soctates. involving question and answer.
in Buddhism, the state achieved by the Buddha.
a belief held or statement made that challenged Christian teachings
-religion of India
high Christian court assembled beginning in the 13th century for the trial and sentencing of those convicted of heresy.
in Hinduism, a moral summing up of one's deeds that determines where one will be in the next lifetime.
philosophy that says only matter is real
in buddhism, the practice of sitting until one achieves a state of detachment from ego
in hinduism, sanskrit term given to the state of eternal bliss achieved after having successfully gone through many rebirths
religion based on one supreme god
religion based on more than one god
an idea is measurable by experiment and practical outcome
augustinian belief that one's entire life, including moral and immoral choices, is already determined before birth; in calvinism, the belief that one is born either for salvation of damnation
hinduism, a personification of the principle of change, of destroying what brahma has created in order to make way for the new; the second god in the Hindu trinity
collection of writing that interpret the torah and provide clarification of biblical laws
the moral order that rules the universe
name given to the logical system developed by aquinas, strongly influenced by aristotle, to prove the existence of GOd
first five books of of the bible
what aristotle called the force that always existed and was responsible for setting the entire universe in motion but was not in itself set it motion by anything preceding it.
in hinduism, the principle that creates a balance between the need for permanence and the need for change.
phrase used in taoism that translates as "to do without doing"; means that people who live their lives in tune with the moral order of the universe will always do the right thing
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