Flashcards in theology ch 4 vocabulary Deck (15)
“Bearer of God” used since the early centuries of the church, this title of Mary was defended by the Council of Ephesusin 431
Founded in the 4th century, this jersey maintained that Christ was both human and divine. Instead that Christ was a union of two men: one human, the other divine
3rd and 4th century heresy, it denied jesus’ divinity and thought that Jesus I neither God nor equal to God but an exceptional creature raised to the level of “son of god”
A ban solemnly pronounced by ecclesiastical authority and accompanied by excommunication
Heresy that rejected the sacraments celebrated by clergy who had formerly betrayed their faith
That salvation may be achieved through knowledge it co-opted the scriptures, the Old and New Testaments and erected an entirely new cosmological structure that challenged the intent of Christianity
Greek word meaning “of the same substance”
From Greek, monos=alone and physis=nature. This heresy claimed that there is only one nature in Christ and that his human nature is “incorporated” into the divine nature.
Heresy that rejected the sacraments, celebrated by clergy who had formerly betrayed their faith
Which aspects of God does the Athanasian Creed address?
No sooner did the Church resolve the problems that faced from the outside (Roman persecutions), than it faced many problems from within. What were these problems?
How is the fact that these problems, that were resolved, proof of the presence of the Holy Spirit acting in, and guiding the Church?
Why are other religions, like the Jewish or Hindu faith, not considered to be heresies?
A Convent of Catholic nuns invites a speaker to address women on women's issues. The speaker, who is a nun, tells the women that the Catholic Church needs to wake up to women's concerns and allow for Abortions.
Is this a “formal” heresy, “material” heresy, or “not a heresy”.