Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

atonement

reparation for an offense through a volutary action that compensates for the injustice done

exodus

God's saving intervention in history by which he liberated the Hebrews

holocaust

a type of ald tesstement sacrafice in which the entire item of sacrafice was burned

israelites

The jewish people, chosen by God to be his people and named after Israel (Jacob), from whose twelve sons the tribes of Israel descend. God formed Israel into his priestly people in their people in their exodus from the slavery of Egypt, when he made the old covenant.

leviticus

Third book of the Bible; named from its contents which deal entirely with the service of God and the religious ceremonies to be performed by the members of the tribe of Levi, both priests and Levites.

old testement

46 books of the bible which record hitory of salvation

original sin

The corruption and guilt that the human race has inherited from Adam and Eve. The doctrine of original sin tells us that sin is universal, that it keeps reproducing, and that it is extremely hard to get rid of.

passover

Also known as Pasch; Jewish feast commemorating the deliverance of the Jewish people from death by the blood of the lamb sprinkled on the doorposts in Egypt, which the angel of death saw and passed over. The Eucharist celebrates the new Passover.

pentateuch

the name for the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy

pharoh

A king of ancient Egypt often worshiped like a god

proto-evangelium

From the Greek "proto" meaning "first" and "evaggelos" meaning "bringing good news." The first message of Good News -the first Gospel- is Genesis 3:15 in which the promise of the Messiah and the Redeemer is foretold.

yahweh

the personal name of the god of Irsael

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set