Flashcards in EXAM Ch. 1&2 Deck (23):
One who is sent by Jesus to continue his work
the teaching authority of the Church
the name given to the "People of God"; Jesus's bride
a visible sign of invisible grace
an invisible sign of grace; an effacious symbol, an outward sign instituted by Christ to confer grace
traditional signs of the Church: one, holy, catholic, and apostolic
Marks of the Church
total abandonment of the church or the Catholic faith
official list of the inspired books of the Bible - 46 OT books + 27 NT books
"witness"; someone who has been killed for their faith
What is the world's largest religion with more than two billion people?
Who was the first pope of the Church?
What images are used to describe the Church?
Bride of Christ, Christ's flock
What are the sacraments of healing?
reconciliation and anointing of the sick
What are the sacraments of service of communion?
Matrimony and Holy Orders
What are the sacraments of initiation?
Jesus performed these to demonstrate that God's power had broken into human history. These mighty deeds authenticated that God was present in Jesus and that through him would come salvation
This is the 50th day from Passover; this is when the Holy Spirit descended upon the apostles in the form of fiery tongues
He defended Christianity against charges of immorality, subversion, and economic bankruptcy. He constructed the doctrinal formula 3 persons in 1 God
He argued against Gnosticism and stated that the source of right teaching and belief reside in the Roman Catholic Church with the Pope as the head
St. Irenaeus of Lyons
He wrote majority of the acts of the Apostles. He persecuted Christians and was knocked off of his horse by a bright light and converted to Christianity. He journeyed many places spreading Christianity
He taught that there were 3 ways of interpreting scripture: literal, moral, and allegorical. He was very controversial and denied the existence
He was a bishop that was arrested for refusing to worship roman Gods. He was killed for his beliefs in Christianity. During his Martyrdom, the executioner tried to burn him to death but he would not burn, so the executioner stabbed him in the heart
St. Polycarp of Smyrna