Flashcards in Semester Exams1 Notes: Deck (153):
God's free gift of self-communication, which helps us understand God's plan for us -
Is related to the Latin term meaning "reconnecting to the divine" or "binding to God"
central truth of revelation that Catholics must believe
He said, "our heart is restless until it rest in God"
The holy spirits gift that enables us to believe in God & all that he has revealed to us
He showed how human intelligence can discover God
St. Thomas Aquinas
One of the elements of the single deposit of faith
The sin of Adam and Eve, that were all born into
binding promise between God and humankind in which God pledge enduring love & asks for love in return
Someone who does not believe in God
First among the apostles, upon whom Christ founded the church
a judgement of reason whereby the human person recognizes the moral quality of a concrete act
story of Gods saving presence and activity on our behalf
Belief in one God
the teaching authority of the church
another way of saying "without error"
Most of the OT was written in this language
copies of the OT books that were discovered in 1947 in Israel
Dead Sea Scrolls
interpretation of the bible ignores various literary forms and the cultural and historical factors of the period in which the biblical authors wrote
a type of writing that has a particular form, style, content
Process used by scholars to discover the meaning of biblical text
Scriptures don't contradict themselves
Analogy of Faith
Biblical criticism that helps to discover where the biblical authors got their material
title given to theologians for the first eight centuries whose teachings made a lasting mark on the church
the language Jesus spoke
God used the human authors as his ___________ to convey Divine Revelation to us
the entire NT was written in this language
biblical criticism that helps discover how the various editors put together their sources & arranges them in the way they did
the Church's official Latin translation
Who is the author of the Bible
T or F- the new Jerusalem bible is a protestant translation of the bible
T or F- Reading the Bible in a literal way is the same as reading it in a literalist way
T or F- moral sense of Scripture helps us to live a good life and to act justly on behalf of God and other people
T or F- St Augustine translated the Bible into Latin
F, St. Jerome
T or F- St Jerome said "ignorance of the Scripture is ignorance of Christ"
T or F- God forced the sacred writers of the Bible to write down the truths needed for salvation
T or F- the New American Bible is a Catholic translation of the Bible
T or F- Fundamentalists read the bible in a literal sense
T or F- The primary purpose of the bible is to present the religious truths that God wishes to reveal through Salvation History
T or F- one of the ways for interpreting scripture is reading it within the living Tradition of the Church
T or F- the bible was written in one language
T or f- the first books of the Bible may have been recorded during the reign of king solomon
T or F- the first 5 books of the Bible are the Torah
T or F- The Greek term for "second canon" is Deuterocanonical
T or F- the word septuagint means the biblical translation from Hebrew to Greek by seventy scholars
T or F- the word canon is the hebrew word that signifies a standard, measurement, norm.
T or F- the word Exodus means beginning
T or F- The word Deuteronomy means "second law"
T or f- the sinai covenant, Ten commandments, and Decalogue all refer to the law given by God to the Israelites on mount Sinai
T or F- Abraham is the traditional author of the Pentateuch
T or F- Genesis refers to the departure of the Israelites from Egypt
T or F- a biblical prophet would NOT say the world is coming to an end
T or F- Jeremiah is one of the minor prophets
T or F- Habakkuk is one of the minor prophets
T or F- 300 men were needed for judge Gideon to defeat the Midians
T or F- Ruth was a moabite woman and was loyal to her mother in law
The council of trent accepted 46 books of the OT
Four sections into which the Catholic Bibles organize the books of the OT-
Pentatuech, Historical Books, Wisdom Books, and Prophetic Books
Highly symbolic work's purpose was to encourage Christians who were undergoing persecution for their faith in Jesus Christ
Book of Revelation
Jesus was probably born in 6 Bc and then crucified in what year?
Second part of the Gospel of Luke
Acts of the Apostles
one of the letters written by Paul or by one of his disciples
written as a sermon, emphasizes Christ's superiority over all creation
Letter to the Hebrews
seven letters intended for all
This gospel was written first -
This gospel highlights Jesus as a suffering servant-
This gospel portrays Jesus as the word of God-
This gospel contains the Sermon on the Mount
The author of this Gospel was also an apostle-
This Gospel presents Jesus as a savior w/ a special concern for the poor and outcast -
What are the three forms of Oral Tradition?
Kerygma, Didache, Liturgy
preaching to non believers
teaching to catechisms
worship of Christians
Three reasons the gospels were written down
end of the world wasn't coming as fast as what they though , Distorians of Gospels were occurring , and they needed more instruction.
T or F- Jesus lived a typical life of a Jewish Boy
T or F- Jesus was crucified by Pontius Pilate in 30AD
T or F- First written books of the new T were the Gospels
T or F- The Gospel writers were trying to write a biography of Jesus
T or F- The Acts of the Apostles tells the early history of the Church
Sign of the covenant w/ Abraham and his descendants
Story demonstrating pridefulness & trying to get to heaven apart from God
Tower of Babel
Patriarch and model of faith -
Book of Genesis ends w/ this persons death -
His name means "I drew him out of waters"
What does God reveal in the First Creation Story?
There is only one God
Twelve Tribe of Israel were direct decendants of who?
symbol of the convenant w/ noah
Created from Adams rib
biblical scholars show that this section of the Old T reached its final form after centuries of retelling, adapting, and interpreting oral tradition
a period of time that refers to events / objects that date before the written record existed
the first gospel - first good news - where God promises a savior who will destroy sin and its consquences -
T or F- the tree knowledge of good and evil symbolizes the knowledge only God can possess
T or F- The worst consequence of the Original Sin was seperation from God
T of F- The covenant w/ Abraham relied on God's fidelity alone
T or F- There is a similarity between Abraham's sacrifice his only son and Jesus' sacrifice as Gods only son
T or F- Jacob's favorite son was Judah
He led the Israelites into the Promised Land
The first king & anointed by Samuel but lost kingship cause he disobeyed the divine commands
Israel's last & most significant judge, was both judge and priest
Saul's son and David's loyal friend
The second king of Israel (after Saul)
God spoke to King David through who?
David's son by Bathsheba, he succeeded David as a king -
While he ruled king of Judea, Jesus Christ was born
King Herod the Great
What are the four Important Judges
Samuel said that one of the negative consequences of monarchy would be that a king would what?
tax people, treat them like slaves, send children into military services
What was David's greatest achievements?
united all tribes into one, chose Jerusalem to be the capital of Israel, brought the Ark of the Covenant
This king's vices were sex, violence, and family discord
King Solomon is remembered for his ?
After his death, Israel split into the Kingdom of Judah and the kingdom of Israel -
which king committed adultery w/ Bathsheba, killing her husband on the front lines -
It means "God is with us"
The denial of god and the repudiation of the faith -
was the key to israel's success in taking possession of the Promised Land
Obedience to God
The Old T books that cover the historical period from moses' death to the beginning of the monarchy
Joshua and Judges
It means one who speaks for another
In ancient Israel they were those who acted as temporary military leaders, as well as arbiters of disputes within and between tribes
He compared the nation to a vineyard that God cultivated
Foretold a coming Messiah who would lead Israel to peace and justice
Compared YHWH to a potter who would mold the nation in his hands
The greatest of the Old T prophets, was present at Jesus' transfiguration -
T or F- The book of Jeremiah is the work of three authors -
F, its Isaiah
T or F- the assyrian exile took place between 586 BC and 538 BC -
F, its during the Babylonian Exile
T or F- at the time of Jesus the Holy Land was under Roman occupation
What are the synoptic Gospels -
what was the theme of Mark's gospel?
a suffering theme because persecution was going on
What was the theme of Matthew?
Jesus Christ - Emmanuel - is the messiah
Which two gospels talk about the birth of Jesus?
Matthew and luke
T or F- Jesus is both divine and human
What is the theme in the gospel of Luke-
city of Jerusalem is important symbol ; the drama of salvation unfolds here
Luke presents two things of Jesus-
Jesus offers message of joy
Jesus is for everyone
when was mark written -
when was matthew written-
when was luke written-
greek synoptikos means -
gospel means -
Gospels describe three things -
the life of jesus
the preaching of jesus
four gospels in the bible
feast that celebrates the mystery of Christ's manifestation as the savior of the world -
Luke and Matthew both got their info from what source?
Mark and the Q source
Gospel of Mark stressed what about Jesus?
that he is both divine and human
the three titles Mark uses for Jesus-
son of man
the name Jesus means -
savior, God saves
Matthew presents Jesus as the new ________ -
who wrote one-fourth of the New Testaments ?
which biblical source employs an anthropomorphic view of God -
biblical source that places great emphasis on the morality and law, and highlights the speeches of moses -
which biblical source refers to God as elohim ; was last of the four to be written ; includes lists, genealogies, numbers, and dates -
biblical source tht places great emphasis on prophecies, expecially those of Elijah and Elisha -
what are the four biblical sources?
Yahwist, Elohist, Priestly, and deuteronomist
the book of the Pentateuch that stresses the theme of God's holiness & our need to worship him w/ love -
tthe book of the Pentateuch records the murmming of the people against moses in the desert -