Christian Scripture Final Exam

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Simon Peter

professed to Jesus "you are the Christ, the Son of God"

dogma

another word for doctrine or teaching of the highest authority in Catholic Church

incarnation

essential teaching that Jesus Christ is the Word of God made flesh

anointed one

what "Christ" and "Messiah" mean

God saves

what "Jesus" means

kerygma

preaching to unbelievers; refers to essential preaching of salvation through life, death, and resurrection of Jesus

didache

teaching

liturgy

worship of the Christians

sound down

what "catechesis" means

Lord

what "Adonai" means

Docetism

heresy that denies essential humanity of Jesus

Son of God

title that reveals Jesus' unique relationship with God the Father

Tacitus

wrote "Annals"

Tacitus

only Roman historian to mention Pontius Pilate

Suetonius

Roman biographer who wrote "The Twelve Caesars"

Emperor Trajan

confirmed that Pliny should punish any believing Christians; reveals that he viewed Christians as potentially dangerous

Josephus

Jewish historian who wrote "The Jewish Wars" and "Jewish Antiquities"

Josephus

references to Jesus in his account of the Palestinian rule of Pontius Pilate

Mark

synoptic gospel without infancy narrative

Mark

Jesus as suffering servant

Mark

written for an audience facing persecution

Mark

1st gospel written

Mark

written before destruction of the temple

Mark

uses the term "immediately" to demonstrate urgency

Mark

shows disciples as very dense and slow to understand who Jesus is

Mark

shows repentance and faith as necessary for Jesus to perform miracles

Mark

favorite title of Jesus is Son of Man

Mark

winged lion

Mark

ends abruptly after crucifixion

Mark

does not contain much on Jesus' teachings, but rather has a strong focus on Jesus' actions and controversies caused by him

Luke, Acts, John

theme of the Holy Spirit

Matthew, Luke

contain Beatitudes

Matthew, Luke

used Q as a source

Matthew, Luke

includes genealogy of Jesus

Luke, John

focuses on Jesus' interaction with women

John

Thomas doubts that Jesus resurrected

John

main ethical teaching is to love one another

John

Jesus washes the feet of his disciples

John

Jesus takes time to explain miracles after each one

John

"in the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God"

John

very symbolic and sacramental

John

does not use parables

John

emphasis on high christology

John

last gospel written

John

focuses on Jesus as divine son of God

Matthew

"I have not come to abolish the law but to fulfill"

Matthew

often depicts Jesus as new Moses

Matthew

uses Jewish literary devices

Matthew

includes a focus on Jesus fulfilling Old Testament prophecies

Matthew

likes title "Son of David" for Jesus

Matthew

written in an orderly, 5-part structure to reflect Torah

Matthew

Jesus as Messiah and teacher

Matthew

gospel symbol is the man

Matthew

presents Jesus as supreme authority over Mosaic Law

Matthew

wise men seen in infancy narrative

Matthew

uses the word "ekklesia"

Matthew

long ethical discourses by Jesus

Matthew

earthquake during Jesus' death

Luke

shows Jesus praying frequently

Luke

likes the title "Lord" for Jesus

Luke

famous for parables like the Prodigal Son

Luke

eclipse during Jesus' death that causes darkness to cover the land

Luke

lots of details about Mary

Luke

gospel symbol is flying ox/bull

Luke

"father, into your hands I commend my spirit"

Luke

strong focus on social justice and reaching out to the poor

Luke

Jesus as universal savior

Luke

shepherds seen in infancy narrative

Luke

focuses on lowly, outcast, poor

Luke

focus of the Passion is to portray Jesus as an innocent martyr

Luke, Acts

"my dear Theophilus"

Luke, Acts

ascension of Jesus

Luke, Acts

written by a physician

Acts

Pentecost

Acts

conversion of Saul

Acts

election of Matthias

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