Terminology Tuesday: Monism, Plus: Monergism vs Synergism

Monism is the view that there is only one basic and fundamental reality, and that all existence is this one reality even though we discern different aspects of this reality. It is the idea that all that exists is of one substance.

“Monergism” is the teaching that God alone is the one who saves. It is opposed to “synergism” that teaches God and man work together in salvation. A good example is Cults are synergistic. Christianity is monergistic.

All sound very similar with quite different definitions.

God Bless

Brian Mason

Terminology Tuesday: Monergism

Monergism is the teaching that God alone is the one who saves. It is in opposition to Synergism that instructs that God and man work together to achieve Salvation. For example Christianity is Monergistic, well Cults are Synergistic.

God Bless

Brian Mason