REL1300 Week 5 and 6
Terms in this set (37)
What did Martin Luther do in 1517?
Posted his "95 Theses" against indulgences
Which of the following was the foundational office in early Christianity?
The episcopacy (bishops)
What was scholasticism in Christian thought?
An effort to reconcile the philosophy of ancient Greece and Rome with Christianity theology
What was the Christian response to apartheid in South Africa?
there were christians on both sides of the debate
What event began Jesus's public ministry?
In 20th century Christianity, which of the following focus on the concerns of oppressed groups?
The renewal movement that gave rise to Christian Pentecostalism was led by which American evangelist?
In what year did the Crusades begin?
What are the Pauline Epistles?
A series of letters written by the Apostle Paul
What was the defining Roman Catholic religious order of the Counter-Reformation?
The society of Jesus
Which Christian denomination grew out of the Christian Anabaptist movement?
Which of the following was NOT required of the medieval Christian monks and nuns?
Under which Roman Emperor was Christianity first practiced freely?
Which of the following statements is true of Jesus of Nazareth?
He was an itinerant teacher in the prophetic tradition of his day
Which two lesser offices were open to women in the early Christian church?
Widow and deaconess
Christianity is compromised of roughly how many distinct denominational groups?
Which Christian reformer believed that only God could bring about salvation, and even before creation, he had predestined some people to salvation?
Jean (john) calvin
What was decided at the Second council of Nicea in 787?
That icons were permissible and could be venerated, as long as the faithful did not actually worship them
What is mysticism
A specific tradition that emphasizes the certainty of profound personal experience
How did Christian Deists envision God?
As a divine clockmaker
In early Christianity, which of the following worldview separated the idea of God the creator from God the supreme being, positing that the creator was a lower being or "demi-urge"
To what year is final break between the Churches of Constantinople and Rome is conventionally dated?
How many books are in the Christian New Testament?
Which of the following were NOT changes made to Roman Catholicism by the Second Vatican Council?
Allowing women to be ordained as priests
When did the Christian New Testament become a standard canon?
Shortly after Christianity became the established religion of the roman empire
What does the Eucharist commemorate?
The last mean that Jesus shared with his disciples
What was the central debate of the Council of Nicaea?
Whether jesus was of the same substance of god the father or of similar but different substance
What is a heresy?
A belief or practice contrary to the accepted doctrine of the church
The english word "icon" comes from a greek word that means what?
Black Elk was famous for believing what?
Indigenous wisdom and christian faith complemented
The Christian "synoptic" Gospels refer to which of the following?
Mark Luke and Matthew
In christianity, which of the following form(s) a kind of heavenly senate or honor society, and can serve as powerful allies in the quest for spiritual benefits?
What important question emerged within the christian community during the evangelism of paul?
Whether or not Gentiles needed to observe the jewish law
In christianity, the world glossolalia refers to which of the following?
speaking in tongues
How did a christian monk who chose the cenobitic path live?
in a community with others committed to the religious life
What was formed in 1985 to study the sayings of jesus and to discuss and debate whether it originated with jesus or was attributed to him later?
The Jesus Seminar
What is the largest christian denomination in the world?