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5 Matching questions

  1. apostle
  2. church
  3. Abba
  4. Beatitudes
  5. Council of Jamnia
  1. a the nine blessings that stand at the beginning of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount
  2. b the 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
  3. c a term meaning "one who is sent"
  4. d the community of believers in Jesus Christ, the term is used of individual congregations and of the entire fellowship of Christians
  5. e the intimate, familiar Aramaic word for father. In the normal piety of the first-century Judaism this form of address was too intimate to be used of God

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the act or sacrament of immersion into water by which a person was received into the early Christian church
  2. Semitic language of Palestine during the time of Jesus
  3. Greco-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
  4. a story whose details or actions illustrate or tell about something quite different, each element of an allegory possesses its own distinct meaning
  5. an ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.

5 True/False questions

  1. Apocryphal New Testamentnoncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic

          

  2. catholica term originally applied to a measuring reed, later used of books or writings that became authoritative for early Christians

          

  3. Apostolic Fathersa 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

          

  4. cosmosGreco-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

          

  5. authenticuniversal, affecting all humankind, adjective used by the early church to refer to whatever universally shared beliefs

          

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