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  1. apology
  2. Apocalypticism
  3. apostle
  4. autograph
  5. cosmos
  1. a the world or universe, a Greek term frequently used in ancient philosophical discussion; in the New Testament it often takes a negative sense
  2. b the original manuscript of literary text, from a Greek word meaning "the writing itself"
  3. c a reasoned explanation and justification of one's beliefs and/or practices, from a Greek word meaning "defense"
  4. d a term meaning "one who is sent"
  5. e 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

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a story whose details or actions illustrate or tell about something quite different, each element of an allegory possesses its own distinct meaning
  2. 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..."
  3. noncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic
  4. the aspect of Christian thought concerned specifically with the revelation of God in Jesus Christ
  5. the belief that the Christian who has been freed by Christ has no ethical or moral obligations

5 True/False Questions

  1. Apostle's Creedan ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.


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


  3. Catholic Epistlesuniversal, affecting all humankind, adjective used by the early church to refer to whatever universally shared beliefs


  4. Agraphaliterally, unwritten words or sayings, term refers to words and sayings of Jesus not contained in the canonical Gospels


  5. cultshortened form of cultus deorum, a Latin phrase that means "care of the gods", used of any set of religious practices of worship


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