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5 Matching questions

  1. allegory
  2. Apocalypticism
  3. antichrist
  4. cosmos
  5. Beatitudes
  1. a a story whose details or actions illustrate or tell about something quite different, each element of an allegory possesses its own distinct meaning
  2. b 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
  3. c the nine blessings that stand at the beginning of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount
  4. d an apocalyptic figure, the archenemy of Christ, who will appear shortly before the parousia to wage war against the friends of Christ
  5. 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

  1. 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
  2. a pre-Christian, Jewish pseudepigraphical writing that presents a legend account of the translation of the Hebrew Bible in to Greek in Alexandria, Egypt
  3. literally, unwritten words or sayings, term refers to words and sayings of Jesus not contained in the canonical Gospels
  4. Semitic language of Palestine during the time of Jesus
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Abbathe 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

          

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

          

  3. B.C.abbreviation of the Latin Anno Domini, which means "in the year of our Lord" Alternatively, one may speak of C.E. (common era)

          

  4. adoptionismthe act or sacrament of immersion into water by which a person was received into the early Christian church

          

  5. antithesesan apocalyptic figure, the archenemy of Christ, who will appear shortly before the parousia to wage war against the friends of Christ

          

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