Unformatted text preview: Fundamentalism and liberalism in theology Fundamentalism : Bible should be taken literally only where there is no indication to the contrary. Literalists : as the name indicates, hold that the Bible should be taken literally in every part. Resurrection : religious accounts represent the resurrection of individuals, as well as a general resurrection of humanity on Judgment Day. Christianity also uses the term to refer to God’s resurrection of Jesus. Universalism : in Christianity, it refers to the belief that all humans can be saved through Jesus Christ and eventually come to harmony in God’s kingdom. Idolatry : Judaism strongly prohibits any form of idolatry, and holds that idolatry is not limited to the worship of a statue or picture itself, but also includes worship of the Almighty Himself with the use of mediators and/or any artistic representations of God such as “Jesus on the Cross.” so, the proper Jewish definition of idolatry is to do an act of worship toward any created thing, to believe that a particular created thing is an...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2011 for the course POLITICAL 210 taught by Professor Amitage during the Spring '08 term at San Mateo Colleges.
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