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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 she'd 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 that the righteous raised to a new life of justice.

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Bible

Sacred scripture. The books which contain the truth's of God's revelation and were composed by human authors inspired by the Holy Spirit. The bible contains both forty-six books of the Old Testament and twenty-seven books of the New Testament.

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Canon

Greek and Latin for "rule." A statute 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 from the bible.

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Deuterocanonical

Those parts of the Old Testament that were removed from the Jewish or Hebrew canon of scripture, but which appear in the Septuagint (the Greek translation) used by early Christians.

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Deuteronomistic

One of the supposed original sources of the Pentateuch, particularly the book of Deuteronomy, written around the seventh century BC.

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Elohist (E)

One of the supposed original source of the Pentateuch, reflecting the perspective of the Jews in the northern kingdom of Israel around the eighth or ninth century BC.

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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 toward 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 word for " good news." The good news of God's mercy and love revealed in the life, death resurrection of Christ.

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Hexapla

An edition of the Old Testament, produced by Origen, that presented the texts in Hebrew and Greek in side by side problems.

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Liturgy of the Eucharist

The portion of the mass that includes the preparation of the bread and wine, the consecration of the body and blood of Christ, and the distribution of holy communion to the faithful.

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Liturgy of the word

The portion of the Mass that includes the reading of the scripture and the homily.

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New Testament

The twenty-seven books in the bible written after Jesus' time.

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Old Testament

The forty-six books in the bible written before Jesus' time.

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Pentateuch

From the Greek term means five books referring to the Torah, the first five books of the Old Testament.

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Priestly

One of the supposed original sources of the Pentateuch.

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Prophet

From the Greek word meaning one who speaks for. A person selected by god to speak his name.

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Prophetic literature

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

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Protocanonical

Those books of the bible that were included in Jewish or Hebrew canon of the scriptures.

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Septuagint

A third-century BC Greek translation of the scriptures.

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Testament

From the Latin testamentum(covenant)

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Torah

The five Books of Moses.

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Type

See figure.

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Vulgate

From the late word for common.