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  1. Apostle's Creed
  2. Aramaic
  3. antichrist
  4. allegory
  5. catholic
  1. a an apocalyptic figure, the archenemy of Christ, who will appear shortly before the parousia to wage war against the friends of Christ
  2. b universal, affecting all humankind, adjective used by the early church to refer to whatever universally shared beliefs
  3. c a story whose details or actions illustrate or tell about something quite different, each element of an allegory possesses its own distinct meaning
  4. d an ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.
  5. e Semitic language of Palestine during the time of Jesus

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an uncovering or revelation (e.g., the Apocalypse or Revelation to John), applied to a type of literature that is pessimistic about humanity's possibilities and hence discloses God's plan for the last days
  2. noncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic
  3. the Macedonian military leader (356-323 B.C.E.) whose armies conquered much of the Eastern Mediterranean and was responsible for the spread of Hellenism
  4. the aspect of Christian thought concerned specifically with the revelation of God in Jesus Christ
  5. the original manuscript of literary text, from a Greek word meaning "the writing itself"

5 True/False questions

  1. cultabbreviation of the Latin Anno Domini, which means "in the year of our Lord" Alternatively, one may speak of C.E. (common era)


  2. cynicsGreco-Roman philosophers, commonly portrayed as street preachers who harangued their audiences and urged them to find true freedom by being liberated from all social conventions


  3. amenthe transliteration of a Greek word that in turn transliterates a Hebrew word and is either a solemn confirmation of what has been said or a response of assent to words of another


  4. Council of Jamniathe group of rabbinical scholars who settled in the costal town of Jamnia shortly before the fall of Jerusalem in A.D. 70 and helped to standardized the Jewish region


  5. crucifixiontraditionally the visible departure of Jesus into heaven forty days after His resurrection


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