Flashcards in Chapter 7 Semester 2 Deck (46):
One who protects from present or future danger
One who offers sacrafice; a mediator between God and humankind
A title that means "anointed one"
A title identifying Jesus with Yahweh God
One who predicts the future and speaks for God
A heresy denying Christ's divinity
The branch of Christian theology that studies the nature, Person, and work of Jesus Christ
What three questions does Christology address?
- Who is Jesus?
- How can he both be human and divine?
- What does it mean to call him the Son of God?
A title of Mary that means "God-Bearer"
The teaching authority of the Church
What are the five titles of Jesus?
Word of God
Son of Man
Son of God
What does the title "Emmanuel" mean?
God with us
Jesus is the divine Logos, the life-giving Word spoken from the beginning --
The Word of God
Refers to the one who will come in glory to usher in God's Kingdom --
Son of Man
A title that speaks about the place or role of Jesus in the Blessed Trinity --
Son of God
The name God reveals to Moses --
I Am (YHWH)
A title the Magi gave to Jesus and one for which he was condemned
First and last letters of the Greek alphabet; indicated that Jesus is the beginning and the end
Alpha and Olmega
First letter of the Latin inscription placed on the cross; stood for "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews
First two letters of the Greek word for Christ; identifies Jesus as the Messiah
Jesus is seen as the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world; identifies with the Pascal Lamb
A symbol of salvation and freedom for the Israelites
The Greek word "Ichthus" means "fish"; an acronym for the first letters of the creedal phrase "Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior"
Bishops, theologians, teachers and scholars who writings have greatly contributed to Church doctrine and practice
Fathers of the Church (Church Fathers)
An obstinate denial of a truth to be believed
Who are the four Church Fathers?
-St. Cyril of Alexandria
-St. Leo the Great
A heresy that declared that Jesus only seemed to be human
Who fought against Docetism?
Who fought against Arianism?
A title given to St. Athanasius because he so courageously battled the heresy of Arianism and so badly defended the Council of Nicaea's teaching that Christ was truly divine--
"Father of Orthodoxy"
A heresy that taught that Christ exists as two persons- the man Jesus and the divine Jesus
A heresy that declared that Jesus had only one nature- a human nature
Who fought against Monophysitism?
St. Leo the Great
What are the three important dogmatic teachings about Jesus from the ecumenical council?
-Jesus is consubstantial with the Father
-Mary is truly the Mother of God
-Jesus is one divine Person with two natures
First and last letters of the Greek alphabet; indicated the Jesus was the beginning and the end of history
Alpha and Omega
First letters of the Latin inscription placed on the cross
What does IRNI stand for?
"Jesus the Nazarene, King of the Jews"
First two letters for the Greek word for Christ; identifies Jesus as the Messiah
The Greek word Ichthus
An acronym for the first letters of the creedal phrase--
"Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior"
The first three letters of Jesus' name in Greek
Something that points behind itself to something else
What heresy was the Nicene Creed originally formulated to address?