← Vocab A-C Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Alexander the Great
- Apocryphal New Testament
- a the original manuscript of literary text, from a Greek word meaning "the writing itself"
- b noncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic
- c the scientific study of ancient cultures on the basis of their remains, such as fossil relics, artifacts, monuments, pottery, and buildings
- d 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
- e a story whose details or actions illustrate or tell about something quite different, each element of an allegory possesses its own distinct meaning
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- shortened form of cultus deorum, a Latin phrase that means "care of the gods", used of any set of religious practices of worship
- a pre-Christian, Jewish pseudepigraphical writing that presents a legend account of the translation of the Hebrew Bible in to Greek in Alexandria, Egypt
- a 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
- the community of believers in Jesus Christ, the term is used of individual congregations and of the entire fellowship of Christians
- Semitic language of Palestine during the time of Jesus
5 True/False Questions
Apostle's Creed → an ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.
Council of Jamnia → a Roman form of execution in which the victim was nailed or bound to a wooden cross and left to die
ascension → traditionally the visible departure of Jesus into heaven forty days after His resurrection
apostle → a reasoned explanation and justification of one's beliefs and/or practices, from a Greek word meaning "defense"
cosmos → the world or universe, a Greek term frequently used in ancient philosophical discussion; in the New Testament it often takes a negative sense