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5 Matching questions

  1. apology
  2. Beatitudes
  3. canon
  4. cosmos
  5. Apocryphal New Testament
  1. a the nine blessings that stand at the beginning of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount
  2. b the world or universe, a Greek term frequently used in ancient philosophical discussion; in the New Testament it often takes a negative sense
  3. c noncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic
  4. d a reasoned explanation and justification of one's beliefs and/or practices, from a Greek word meaning "defense"
  5. e a term originally applied to a measuring reed, later used of books or writings that became authoritative for early Christians

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the six contrasts with ancient teaching that Jesus proclaims in the Sermon on the Mount (matt. 5:21-48) in the anithetical form, "You have heard...But I say to you..."
  2. shortened form of cultus deorum, a Latin phrase that means "care of the gods", used of any set of religious practices of worship
  3. the 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. the scientific study of ancient cultures on the basis of their remains, such as fossil relics, artifacts, monuments, pottery, and buildings
  5. a collection of second-century non canonical writings, such as the letters of Ignatius, that do not claim apostolic authorship but were generally accepted as representing apostolic faith

5 True/False questions

  1. Christologythe aspect of Christian thought concerned specifically with the revelation of God in Jesus Christ

          

  2. Apocalypticisma worldview held by many ancient Jews and Christians that maintained that the present age is controlled by forces of evil, but that these will be destroyed at the end of time when God intervenes in history to bring in His Kingdom

          

  3. antinomianismthe belief that the Christian who has been freed by Christ has no ethical or moral obligations

          

  4. Alexander the Greatthe six contrasts with ancient teaching that Jesus proclaims in the Sermon on the Mount (matt. 5:21-48) in the anithetical form, "You have heard...But I say to you..."

          

  5. Epistle of Aristeasa collection of second-century non canonical writings, such as the letters of Ignatius, that do not claim apostolic authorship but were generally accepted as representing apostolic faith

          

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