Flashcards in Spires Chapter 4 Deck (27)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the supposed original sources of the Pentateuch, particularly the book of Deuteronomy, written around the seventh century BC.
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.
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.
One who proclaims the Euangellion or the Gospel ("good news")
An event or person in Scripture that points toward a later event or person.
The study of ancestry, or chronological list of ancestors.
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.
An edition of the Old Testament, produced by Origen, that presented the texts in Hebrew and Greek in side by side problems.
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.
Liturgy of the word
The portion of the Mass that includes the reading of the scripture and the homily.
The twenty-seven books in the bible written after Jesus' time.
The forty-six books in the bible written before Jesus' time.
From the Greek term means five books referring to the Torah, the first five books of the Old Testament.
One of the supposed original sources of the Pentateuch.
From the Greek word meaning one who speaks for. A person selected by god to speak his name.
The Old Testament books that comprise the stories of the prophets who cast judgement and warn of divine retribution while calling Israel to repentance.
Those books of the bible that were included in Jewish or Hebrew canon of the scriptures.
A third-century BC Greek translation of the scriptures.
From the Latin testamentum(covenant)
The five Books of Moses.