Hum/130 Week 1 Vocabulary Quiz

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HUM 130 Week 1 Vocabulary Quiz

| |Define these terms in your own words. | |1. Immanent |Philosophical and metaphysical theories of diving presence | |2. Religion |A set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature and purpose of the universe | |3. Theistic |The belief in one god as the creator and ruler of the universe | |4. Monotheistic |To believe there is only one god | |5. Profane |Not devoted to holy or religious purposes | |6. Polytheistic |To believe there is more than one god or many gods | |7. Monistic |The theoretical explanation of everything in terms of one principle | |8. Dogma |A settled or established opinion, belief, or principle | |9. Nontheistic |The belief in one god as the creator and ruler of the universe without rejection of | | |revelation | |10. Transcendent |Going beyond ordinary limits, superior | |11. Incarnations |A living being embodying a deity or spirit | |12. Kensho |Seeing one’s nature, enlightenment | |13. Atheism |The belief that there...
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