Dualism as a concept within theology that dictates that the world is controlled by two opposing forces, i.e., good and bad, God and Satan. It can also refer to the concept that two Gods exist1. Within Philosophy, it is the idea that the world consists of two main components: thought and matter.
- 1. McKim, Donald K., Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, Louisville, KT: Westminster John Knox Press, 1996, pg. 83.