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parable

a short story that teaches moral lessons

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resurrection

the act of rising from the dead

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create

to bring into existence; to produce by a course of action

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interpret

to explain the meaning of

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Apostle

Christian leader chosen by Jesus to spread his message

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salvation

the act of being saved from the effects of sin

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region

a broad geographic area

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community

people living in a particular area; the area itself

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martyr

a person who is willing to die for his or her beliefs

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military

relating to armed forces

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hierarchy

an organization with different levels of authority

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clergy

church officials

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laity

regular church members

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doctrine

official church teaching

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Gospel

the accounts that apostles wrote of Jesus' life

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Pope

the title given to the Bishop of Rome

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icon

a representation of an object of worship

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display

to place an object where people can view it

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iconoclast

originally: a person who destroys icons; today: a person who criticizes traditional beliefs

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reject

to refuse to accept

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excommunicate

to declare that a person or group is no longer a member of the church

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schism

a separation or division from a church

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monastery

a religious community