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supernaturalism

Paranormal
The belief that forces exist outside of the plane of human experience, and that these forces may affect the course of human events.
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As the Thai state has reoriented its relationship to religious expression--from being a "producer" of orthodox forms of Buddhism to being a "consumer" of unorthodox cultic ritual--forms of supernaturalism that both secular and religious modernists continue to criticize have nonetheless found a place within state projects.
Theories on supernaturalism have been categorized into some divisions.
Hence there is more than one kind of supernaturalism, not just the one about God, whether transcendent or immanent, but one about value too.
Viewing Gothic as a form of literary drag enables us to see that both male and female Gothic novels perform overdetermined terror shows that throw into relief rhetorical machinery which reveals that beneath the elaborate, scary, and awe-inspiring costumes, behind the scenes of grandiose nature and ruined castles, the emperor (or Gothic drag king) may wear no clothes, but he is animated by our persistent yearning for some kind of compensatory and elevating supernaturalism.
Phipps, a Pauline scholar by training, finds the near obsession with supernaturalism in contemporary Christianity troubling.
He judges the English version to be particularly distinct in the amount of supernaturalism that they contain, material that he thinks Continental bishops were able to exclude from editions in their dioceses.
Part of the reason is that I wanted to star fresh, I didn't want to re-create 'Six Feet Under,' "says Ball, who notes that the supernaturalism in "Blood" means the show will have more popcorn elements than his previous HBO effort.
Philosophy: Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without supernaturalism affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.
Darwin is only a part of the enlightenment case against supernaturalism.
More than thirty years ago, in Natural Supernaturalism, M.
Divine Omnipresence and Maximal Immanence: Supernaturalism versus Pantheism, ROBERT OAKES
Naturalism should be taught in our schools, and Supernaturalism should be taught in the home and in the church.