Glossary for Lessons 1-3

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Richard Ramsay


Term used by some theologians to refer to things that are morally indifferent.


Not subject to ethical evaluation


Medieval theologian who believed that general revelation and existential revelation were sufficient to communicate many moral principles, and that the Scriptures supplemented those teachings.


Figured used by John in Scripture to indicate sin.


Dr. Frame defines it for Christians as theology viewed as a means of determining which human persons, acts and attitudes receive God's blessing and which do not.


The practice of deliberately intervening to terminate someone's life in order to relieve their suffering.

Existential Perspective

Ethical perspective that considers the person, the motives, and the inner leading of the Holy Spirit.

Existential Revelation

Revelation through persons

General Revelation

Revelation through creation and history


Figure used by John in Scripture to indicate righteousness.

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