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What is a god
Basic questions for theology
The Problem of Evil
Meaning of word sin
Something Meaningful article
What about death?
Criteria for good news
Credibility of the resurrection
The Issue of Physicality
Traditional advent
"take up your cross"
Christianity and Gnosticism
Gospel of Thomas not Gnostic
Why is God not more involved?
Determinism & foreknowledge
Question of Blame
Major theological differences
Other theological issues
Consistent theology
Meaning of Imminent
The problem of belief
Thoughts on faith and belief
Thoughts on unity
Humanism versus Jesus
Legalism
Personal relationship with God
Awareness level of "God"
Waiting for Godot
Nothing much for 2000 years?
The Devil and Satan
Empowerment vs natural law
Comments on Nicene Creed
Theology ABCs

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Human Condition
Christendom Analyzed
Christendom Challenged
Christendom Condemned
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Creation Issues
Cosmology Material
Culture/Ancient Culture Issues
Paradigm Material
Jesus' Teachings
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Venus-Mars Material
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Origin of the Soul Terms

Psyche

The human soul, the personality or the mind as a whole; esp., Psychiatry, the mind considered as a subjectively perceived, functional entity, based upon a physical structure, the brain, and physical processes but with complex processes of its own: the structure of a persons personality, character and belief system, it governs the total organism and its interactions with the environment.

Creationism

The doctrine that God creates a new soul for every human being born; the doctrine that ascribes the origin of matter, species, etc. to acts of creation by God.  Opposed to Infusionism and Traducianism.

Deo-Infusionism

The doctrine that the pre-existing human soul enters the body by divine infusion at conception or birth.  Opposed to Creationism and Traducianism.

Homo-Infusionism

The doctrine that the pre-existing human being in another realm injects his soul into the body at conception or birth.  Opposed to Creationism and Traducianism.

Traducianism

The philosophical or theological doctrine that the soul is inherited from the parents, whether through the genetic material, i. e. , the genes, RNA, DNA, chromosomes, or some other mechanism.  Opposed to Creationism and Infusionism.

Post-Traducianism or Humanism

The philosophical or theological doctrine that the structure for containing the soul is inherited from the parents, whether through the genome or genetic material, i. e. , the genes, RNA, DNA, chromosomes, and/or some other mechanism, but that the soul is developed and/or nurtured in its particular physical and spiritual environment as the person grows, is educated and value programmed by experience, the parents and other humans.  Opposed to Creationism and Infusionism.

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