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What is the meaning of the word Bible?

It means a library of books and comes from the Greek word, Biblia

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What is the bible?

A library of books delivering gods message

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How many books are in the bible?

66 NT? 27 OT? 39

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What is another name for the OT and NT?

Hebrew Scriptures and Christian scriptures

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What kind of books are found in the bible?

Book s containing the teachings of god

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What are the types of Literary Forms

Gospel, History, Apocaliptic, Wisdom, Law, Ledgend, Myths - GHAWLLM

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What are the first five books in the Bible?

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy - GELND

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What does 'Torah, mean?

The law of God

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What is the Pentateuch?

The first 5 books of the bible also known as the Torah

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What is the Covenant?

The agreement between god and his people

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How many Gospels are there?

Mathew, Mark, Luke and John 4

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What are the Old and New Testament

The 2 different sections of the bible.

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What does it mean to say that the bible is inspired?

It means the bible is the word of god, in the words of human beings

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What is a biblical fundamentalist?

People who take the bible to the extreme and literal

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What is a literary form?

A literary form is a style of writing that an author uses

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What is a prophet?

A spokesperson who delivers gods message to the community

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Messages of the prophets can be summarised in three main ideas. What are these?

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Monotheism - there is only one God and that is the God of Isreal
Morality - be honest, be just and be compassionate or you will be punished
Messianism - the messiah will come and establish the Kingdom of God on this earth

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How did the Old Testament Prophets teach?

Through Actions, Visions and Words

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What is a Contemporary Prophet?

A contemporary prophet is someone who speaks out about the injustices that they see and work towards fixing it

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What is the Kingdom of God?

The kingdom of God is a way to live your life as interpreted by the teachings of the Old Testament

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What is a parable?

A parable is a story about a something that happens in everyday life which points out a moral truth

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What is social justice?

Social Justice is about eradicating the injustices that are responsible for people not having a fair go

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What does the Carijn method of social justice ask us to do?

It asks us to see judge and act on the wrongdoings we see

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What are the principles of Catholic Social Teaching?

The seven principles of Catholic Teachings are Life and Dignity, Call to family, Community and Participation, Right and Responsibility, Options for the Poor, the rights of workers, solidarity and care for gods creation

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Can you give example of how these Catholic teachings can these can be applied in everday life?

To look out and help others hen you can, be respectful and care.