Christianity Outline - Christianity Along with Jews and...

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Christianity: Along with Jews and Muslims, are theists a. Believe in existence of god Oppositely, atheists a. Deny theism, do not believe in morally perfect, eternal creator being In the middle, agnostics a. Do not confirm or deny the existence of god(s) -> neither theists or atheists are right/wrong Theism – omni-god concept a. Omnipotent – sovereign (in control of all things), source of all power, unsurpassable (greater than all else) b. Omniscient – God’s knowledge is maximal and perfect c. Omnibenevolent – moral perfection (morally perfect) d. Eternal – everlasting, outside rules of time\ e. Creator – created everything out of nothing, continuously creating i. Pantheism – universe and divine (god) are identical (same) ii. Panentheism – divine is bigger, but contains universe\ iii. Circle diagrams Characteristics of Christianity: a. Essentialist – human nature is given, born with all everywhere b. Antiutopian – heaven may be perfect, but not on earth c.
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