English biologist Thomas Henry Huxley coined the word “agnostic” in 1869 so it is a relatively recent term, rising in the scientific revolution.Full Glossary Index
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The term comes from India where it was used to refer to the incarnation of a Hindu deity (such as Vishnu) but it can also represent an incarnation in human form.
Karma is a term about the cycle of cause and effect. According to the theory of Karma, what happens to a person, happens because they caused it with their actions. It is an important part of many religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism
In terms of spiritual development, Karma is about all that a person has done, is doing and will do. Karma is not about punishment or reward.
It makes a person responsible for their own life, and how they treat other people.
Karma is basically energy. One person throws out energy through thoughts, words and actions, and it comes back, in time, through other people.