Semester II "Party" for Scripture
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Blessed Trinity
- a the central mystery of the Christian faith. It teaches that there are three Persons in one God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
- b the study of the existence or attributes of God; a word taken from the Greek words theos ("God") and logos ("word")
- c a solemn agreement or contract of love between God and his people
- d a heresy from the first Christian centuries that taught that Jesus shared secret information or knowledge with only a few people who were guaranteed Salvation. Gnosticism comes from gnosis, the Greek word for "knowledge." Gnosticism also distrusted material creation, teaching that the human body was evil
- e the dogmatic teaching of the Catholic Church that when the earthly life of Mary was completed, she was taken body and soul into the presence of God. Mary was granted with this grace, the Church says, because she is the sinless Mother of God
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a term that describes existing without a beginning and forever
- from the Greek syn-opt, or to be seen together
- a spiritual gift given by God to individuals to help build up and strengthen the Church
- a focus on the inner life of God as a Trinity of three divine Persons without consideration of God's relationship to human beings or his creative work
- the dogmatic teaching of the Catholic Church that Mary was conceived in the womb of her mother without the stain of Original Sin that all other human beings inherit. This teaching was declared as an infallible teaching by Pope Pius IX in 1854.
5 True/False Questions
apocryphal gospels → a group of writings about the life and teaching of Jesus that do not meet Church criteria for inclusion in the New Testament canon. The term apocryphal means "hidden." Most apocryphal writings date from the second through the fourth centuries, many years after the Apostolic era.
theological virtue → (faith, hope, & charity) gifts from God that are "infused" into our souls
Samaritan → theological virtue, greatest virtue of all, empowers us "to love God above all things for his own sake, and our neighbor as ourselves for the love of God"
faith → the official list of inspired books in the Bible. Catholics list forty-six Old Testament books and twenty-seven New Testament books in their canon.
justice → a non-Jew