Flashcards in Chapter 13 Section 2 Deck (13):
The holy book of Judaism and Christianity.
A type of execution in which a person is nailed to a cross
in Christianity, Jesus's rise from the dead
the 12 chosen disciples of Jesus who spread his teachings
a person known and admired for his or her holiness
converted to Christianity after travelling to Damascus. Sometimes considered and additional Apostle, although he never met Jesus
What do Christians believe happened after Jesus died?
Christians believe Jesus rose from the dead. After his Resurrection, he stayed with his disciples for the next 40 days teaching them how to pass on his teachings before ascending into Heaven.
Why did Jesus tell parables?
Through his parables, Jesus linked his teachings to people's everyday lives. The parables explained complicated ideas in ways that people could understand.
Why was Paul important to early Christianity?
Paul was very influential and travelled widely, spreading Christian teachings. He also wrote long letters that he sent to communities throughout the Roman world to explain Jesus's teachings.
Why do you think Christians use the cross as a symbol of their religion?
The cross is used as a symbol of Jesus's death.
What did Jesus mean by salvation?
Salvation is the rescue of people from sin. Jesus taught that people who were saved from sin would enter the Kingdom of God when they died.