The doctrine of a divine and supernatural agency in the production of the miracles and revelations recorded in the Bible, and in the grace which renews and sanctifies men, -- in opposition to the doctrine which denies the agency of any other than physical or natural causes in the case.
belief that some supernatural or divine force controls nature and the universe ultimate belief acceptance of or confidence in certain truths that resolve personal angst regarding an intrinsic matter of utmost human concern (e.g., human mortality)
order by term] level: Comprehensive (3) That which is above and beyond the laws of nature; that which is magical or mystical.
level: Comprehensive (3) [ order by level] That which is above and beyond the laws of nature; that which is magical or mystical.
a belief in forces beyond ordinary human understanding
the quality of being attributed to power that seems to violate or go beyond natural forces
See Divine Command Theory.
How ancient, superstitious, Bronze-Age goat herders explained the workings of the world around them. Still adhered to by some theists who refuse to be dragged into the modern era. An ancient philosophy, shown by experience to be untrustworthy, that relies on magic spirits to cause the events of the world to happen in wildly unpredictable ways.