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Unformatted text preview: Mystery – A reality imbued with the hidden presence of God, refers to the plan of God for our salvation Theological Anthropology - is the branch of theology which is concerned with the study of humankind, or anthropology, in relation to the divine. Sectarian – An understanding of the Church as a relatively small, morally pure group of Christians living in a hostile world from which they must insulate of protect their faith Catholicism - broad term for the body of the Catholic faith, its theologies and doctrines, its liturgical, ethical, spiritual, and behavioral characteristics, as well as a religious people as a whole. Sacramentality – The fundamentally Catholic notion that all reality is potentially and in fact the bearer of God’s presence and the instrument of divine action on our behalf. Mediation – The theological principle that God is available to us and acts upon us through secondary causes: persons places, events, things, nature, history, and decisively in the humanity...
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course HIST 100 taught by Professor Turley,thomas during the Fall '07 term at Santa Clara.
- Fall '07