5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Apocryphal New Testament
- a noncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic
- b the original manuscript of literary text, from a Greek word meaning "the writing itself"
- 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 act or sacrament of immersion into water by which a person was received into the early Christian church
- 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 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
- traditionally the visible departure of Jesus into heaven forty days after His resurrection
- the community of believers in Jesus Christ, the term is used of individual congregations and of the entire fellowship of Christians
- a story whose details or actions illustrate or tell about something quite different, each element of an allegory possesses its own distinct meaning
- the aspect of Christian thought concerned specifically with the revelation of God in Jesus Christ
5 True/False questions
Aramaic → Semitic language of Palestine during the time of Jesus
cynics → a term originally applied to a measuring reed, later used of books or writings that became authoritative for early Christians
antitheses → 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..."
Abba → 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
archaeology → a reasoned explanation and justification of one's beliefs and/or practices, from a Greek word meaning "defense"