← Vocab A-C Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- a the aspect of Christian thought concerned specifically with the revelation of God in Jesus Christ
- b a solemn agreement that binds two parties together
- c 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
- d the term is applied to writings that are believed to have been written by the person to whom they are traditionally attributed
- e the world or universe, a Greek term frequently used in ancient philosophical discussion; in the New Testament it often takes a negative sense
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the scientific study of ancient cultures on the basis of their remains, such as fossil relics, artifacts, monuments, pottery, and buildings
- 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
- James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1,2, and 3 John, and Jude. These seven letters are supposedly "general" in destination and in character and hence Catholic
- a term meaning "one who is sent"
- the original manuscript of literary text, from a Greek word meaning "the writing itself"
5 True/False Questions
catholic → the term is applied to writings that are believed to have been written by the person to whom they are traditionally attributed
A.D. → abbreviation of the Latin Anno Domini, which means "in the year of our Lord" Alternatively, one may speak of C.E. (common era)
canon → 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
B.C. → the abbreviation of "before Christ"
Apostle's Creed → a term meaning "one who is sent"