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Fathers of the church

Refers to a number of Christian writers from the first through the eighteenth century whose loves reflected Christ and the teachings of Christ.

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Infallibility

To be immune to error. The church possesses this characteristic because god said so and god himself is infallible

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Magisterium

The name given to the universal teaching authority of the pope and bishop in communion with god

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Ecumenical council

Council of bishops that make decisions regarding the church.

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Literal

Not an actual fact , but makes us more sensitive to details.

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Literary analysis

Analyzing literature to get its full meaning and to understand it fully so you can appreciate it

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Deutronomical

those parts of the Old Testament that were removed from the Hebrew or Jewish canon of scripture tub which appear in the Septuagint used by the early Christians.

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Liturgy of the word

The portion of the mass that includes the reading of scripture and the homily

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Prophet

From the Greek prophetes meaning one who speaks for, a person selected by god to speak for his name.

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Prophetic literature

The Old Testament books that comprise the stories of the prophets who cast judgment and warn of divine retribution while calling Israel to repentance.