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Unformatted text preview: he/she is not unfaithful to one or the other. Predestination- At birth God decides whether an individual is going to be an ‘elect’ or not. If one is an elect, one goes to heaven. Since individuals can never know during their life time whether they are an ‘elect’ or not, they suffer from existential angst, and in order to relieve the existential angst, they work hard to prove to themselves that they are the ‘elect’. They do not waste time, they are not extravagant, they engage in meticulous, organized, repetitive hard work. As labor leads to true realization of God. Transcendence- God made the earth and transcended it; he removed himself away from every day activities of the individual. He is busy elsewhere....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2008 for the course GEOG 124 taught by Professor Chatterjee during the Spring '08 term at Penn State.
- Spring '08