6 Written Questions
6 Multiple Choice Questions
- During the time of Jesus, an avid, contentious student and/or teacher of Jewish religious law.
- the heritage of faith contained in Sacred Scripture and Tradition, handed on in the Church from the time of the apostles, from which the Magisterium drews all that it proposed for belief as being divinely revealed.
- Revealed teachings of Christ which are proclaimed by the fullest extent of the exercise of the authority of the Church's Magisterium. The faithful are obliged to believe the truths or dogmas contained in Divine Revelation and Defined by the Magisterium.
- Sacred Scripture: the books which contain the truth of God's revelation and were composed by human authors inspired by the Holy Spirit. Contains both the forty-six books of the Old Testament adn the twenty-seven books of the New Testament.
- From Hebrew 'hozeh' meaning "vision" or "revelation interpreted"; God's communcation to his creatures of the knowledge he has, including foreknowledge of the contingent future.
- Those books and passages of the Old and New Testaments about which there was controversy in early Christian history.
5 True/False Questions
Canon → the churhc's complete list of sacred books of the Bible.
Testament → The name given to the two major parts of the Bible; a synonym for covenant. The Old Testament recounts the history of salvation before the time of Christ (46 books), and the New Testament unfolds the saving work of Jesus and the Church (27 books).
Oral Tradition → God's communication of himself, by which he makes known the mystery of his divine plan. A gift of God's self-communication which is realized by deeds and words over time, and most fully by sending us his own divine Son, Jesus Christ.
Apocryphal → Term referring to books that rejected from the Bible they lacked genuineness and canonicity.
Literal Sense Improper → Method of Scriptural interpretation which the author is inspired to use figures of speech.