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Refers to any set of beliefs of any community or nation, concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of life and the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a supernatural or divine agency.

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Religion; Christian theology

A set of terms especially associated with the gifts of the Holy Spirit. In medieval theology, the term "charisma" is used to designate a spiritual gift, conferred upon ...


Religion; Christian theology

A term used to refer to the assumption of human nature by God, in the person of Jesus Christ. The term "incarnationalism" is often used to refer to theological approaches (such ...


Religion; Christian theology

An understanding of how humans are able to merit their salvation which is diametrically opposed to that of Augustine of Hippo, placing considerable emphasis upon the role of human ...


Religion; Christian theology

A branch of theology especially associated with the churches historically derived from the Church of England. In the past, characteristic emphases have included the recognition ...


Religion; Christian theology

A major movement in western theology since the 1960s, which lays particular emphasis upon the importance of women's experience, and has directed criticism against the ...


Religion; Christian theology

The section of Christian theology dealing with the doctrine of salvation (Greek: soteria).


Religion; Christian theology

The section of Christian theology dealing with the identity of Jesus Christ, particularly the question of the relation of his human and divine natures.