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Analogy of Faith

Because God is Truth, there is an absolute unity and coherence of truths contained in the various books of the Bible. These can never be contradictory, but rather illustrate and shed light on one another and the complete plan of Revelation

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Apocalypse

A type of sacred literature characterized by symbolic imagery pointing to the expectation that the powers of evil will be destroyed and the righteous raised to a new life in justice

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Bible

Sacred Scripture. The books which contains the truth of God's Revelation and were composed by human authors inspired by the Holy Spirit. It contains 46 book of the Old Testament and 27 of the New Testament

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Canon

Greek and Latin for "rule." A statue promulgated to assist in practicing the Faith or governing the Church fairly and consistently. In another sense, canon refers to the Church's complete list of inspired books of of the Bible

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Dueterocanonical

Those parts of the Old Testament that were removed from the Jewish or Hebrew canon of Scripture, but which appear in the Septuagint used in early Christians

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Deuteronomistic (D)

One of the supposed original sources if the Pentateuch, reflecting the Book of Deuteronomy, written around the 7th century

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Elohist (E)

One of the supposed original sources of the Pentateuch, reflecting the perspective of the Jews in the northern kingdom of Israel around the 8th or 9th century

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Epistle

A letter addressed to a particular person or people. Much of the New Testament consists of epistles written to people, congregations, or to the Church as a whole

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Evangelist

One who proclaims the Euangellion or the Gospel ("good news")

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Figure

An event or person in Scripture that points towards a later event or person

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Genealogy

The study of ancestry, or chronological list of ancestors

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Gospel

An Old English rendering of the Greek "good news." The good ews of God's mercy and love revealed in the life of, Death, and Resurrection of Christ

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Hexalpa

An addition to the Old Testament, that produced by Origin, that presented the tests in Hebrew and Greek in side-by-side columns

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Liturgy of the Eucharist

The portion of the Mass that includes the preparation of the bread and the wine, the consecration of the Body and Blood of Christ, and the faithful distribution of Holy Communion to the faithful

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Liturgy of the Word

The portion of Mass that includes the readings of Scripture and the homily

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New Testament

The 27 books of the Bible wort ten by sacred authors in apostolic times; they have Jesus Christ, the incarnate Son of God - his life, teachings, Passion and glorification, and the beginnings of the Church

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Old Testament

The 46 books of the Bible that record the history of salvation from creation until the time of Christ

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Pentateuch

From a Greek term "five book," referring to the Torah, the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

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Priestly (P)

One of the original sources of the Pentateuch, thought to be from a later editor who revised all 5 books to reflect the concerns of the Jerusalem priesthood after the return of the Jews from the Babylonian exile

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Prophet

A person selected by God to speak in his name

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Prophetic Literature

The Old Testament books that compromise the stories of the prophets who casts judgements and warn of divine retribution while calling Israel to repentance

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Protocanonical

These books of the Bible that we're included in the Jewish and Hebrew canon of Scriptures

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Septuagint

A 3rd century BC Greek translation of the scriptures (Old Testament)

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Testament

From the Latin word testamentum ("covenant")

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Torah

First 5 books of the Old Testament

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Type

See figure

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Vulgate

From the Latina word for "common." The name of St Jerome's translation of the. Bible from its original language into common Latin by St Jerome