Essential Theological Terms.
Essential theological terms.
Gonzalez, Justo L.
Westminster John Knox Press, [c]2005
Gonzalez freely admits it took 50 years to compile this reference, but for a new generation of seminary, undergraduate students, graduate students and general readers it comes just in time. In over 300 entries, Gonzalez explains the essential people, schools of thought, concepts and theories, and applications of Christian theology Noun 1. Christian theology - the teachings of Christian churches
free grace, grace of God, grace - (Christian theology) the free and unmerited favor or beneficence of God; "God's grace is manifested in the salvation of sinners"; "there but for the grace of God go , including the differences among monotheism monotheism (mŏn`əthēĭzəm) [Gr.,=belief in one God], in religion, a belief in one personal god. In practice, monotheistic religion tends to stress the existence of one personal god that unifies the universe. , monergism, and monism monism (mō`nĭzəm) [Gr.,=belief in one], in metaphysics, term introduced in the 18th cent. by Christian von Wolff for any theory that explains all phenomena by one unifying principle or as manifestations of a single substance. , why parousia will not necessarily lead to paradise, and the relationship between expiation ex·pi·a·tion
1. The act of expiating; atonement.
2. A means of expiating.
ex and reconciliation.