UltimateReality

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Ultimate Reality Higher Power Or The Nature of God
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The Metaphysical Mystery Behind All That Is Ultimate Reality cannot be discerned by empirical methods God is beyond reach of the senses
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Characteristics vs. Names Personal Impersonal Invisible Eternal Natural (immanent) Supernatural (transcendent) All present (omnipresent) All powerful (omnipotent) All knowing (omniscient) Creator Preserver Destroyer Loving Merciful Just Judge Wrathful Characteristics (the nature of a god)
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God Allah Yahweh Jehovah Brahma Vishnu Shiva Tao Buddha Nature Brahman Kami Names we give to the higher power
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What is a god?
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Beliefs about Ultimate Reality Theism : belief in a personal god Monotheism = one God Polytheism = many gods Atheism : belief that there is no personal god Dualism : there are two powers, good vs. evil Deism : god is no longer active in this world or our lives Pantheism : all (pan) is god and god is all Agnosticism : “not knowing”
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