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Vocabulary Chapter 3
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The spiritual interpretation of Scripture that shows how people and events in history suggest future people and events. Also known as typical sense, is a type of spiritual sense
A prolonged metaphor related to parables and fables
The spiritual interpretation of Scripture that shows how events in Scripture point to what will be in heaven
A way of understanding by drawing a comparison or likeness and dissimilarity between two things or relationships
Greek for "one set forth" Refers to the Twelve selected by Jesus to be his closest followers, along with St. Paul of Tarsus, St. Matthias, Barnabas, and more
The Fathers of the Church who knew the Apostles or knew another who knew the apostles, and wrote about their teachings in the first and second century after Jesus
Term used to describe line of bishops and popes through the ages, linking them to the Twelve Apostles
The passing on of the Faith of the Apostles to each generation
A consecrated successor to the apostles, normally charged with the spiritual and administrative care of an assigned region or diocese. Comes from Greek word episkopos (overseer)
CATECHISM OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
A summary of Catholic teaching. A version was published in 1997
See Fathers of the Church
See Ecumenical Council
COUNCIL OF JERUSALEM
Recounted in Acts 15, this synod of the Apostles around AD 49 or 50 spoke with the authority of the Holy Spirit in deciding that Gentile converts to Christianity did not have to be circumcised or obey the Law of Moses.
DEPOSIT OF FAITH
The heritage of faith contained in Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition, handed on in the Church from the time of the apostles, from which the Magisterium draws all that it proposes for belief as being divinely revealed.
A formal synod of bishops (sometimes with other ecclesiastics) from the whole inhabited world convened to define doctrine, regulate the Christian life, or apply discipline in the Church. From the Greek word oikoumene (the whole world)
From the Greek eschaton, for "last." The study of the end of time.
A story, often fanciful, that is not based on fact and is used to illustrate a moral lesson, usually with animals or plants as characters. An example of improper literal sense
FATHERS OF THE CHURCH
Refers to a number of Christian writers from the first through the eighth centuries whose lives reflected the teachings of Christ and whose teachings were in perfect harmony with the Church.
A literary device that uses exaggeration to make a point. It is one of the improper literal senses of a text.
IMPROPER LITERAL SENSE
See Literal Sense
Making no mistakes or errors. Scripture is inerrant; that is, it always teaches truth, never falsehood.
1) The dogma that the pope cannot err when speaking ex cathedra (when formally exercising his office as chief shepherd and teacher of all Catholics) and defining a doctrine concerning faith and morals to be held by the whole Church.
2) The term can also refer to the gift of the Holy Spirit to the Church whereby the pastors of the Church—the pope and bishops in union with him—can definitively proclaim a doctrine of faith or morals for the belief of the faithful, with that proclamation being free from all error.
The gift of the Holy Spirit that assisted human authors to write the books of the Bible.
A way of reading literature without regard to particular literary forms being used
Method of scriptural interpretation based on the meaning of words in the literary and historical context. In proper literal sense, words are understood in literal, ordinary meaning. In improper literal sense or metaphorical sense, words are understood symbolically
Reading a story with full care and regard to literary forms and styles being used
Refers to various styles of reading that communicate messages through creative means. Literary forms in Scripture include historical, epistle, poetry, wisdom literature, juridicial, apocalyptic, and prophetic
The name given to universal teachings of the pope and bishops in communion with him, guiding Church members without error in matters of faith and morals through interpretation of Sacred Scripture and Tradition
A word or term referring to another word by comparison, but without using like or as. Example of improper literal sense
See Literal Sense
1) Spiritual interpretation of Scripture portraying heroes of Scripture as a pattern of Christians of every age
2) Tropological Sense
Correctness or soundness in theological faith and beliefs
A story told in order to illustrate a moral or spiritual truth. Example of improper literal sense
PROPER LITERAL SENSE
See Literal Sense
Literally "the sense of the faithful," the term refers to the inerrancy possessed by all the faithful when they share a universal consent in matters of faith and morals.
A word or term that refers to another by comparison using the words like or as. It is one of the improper literal senses of a text.
The interpretation of Scripture that sees not only the literal meaning of the text but also the people, things, and events they describe as signs. 3 kinds of Spiritual Sense: 1) Allegorical Sense, 2) Moral Sense, 3) Anagogical/Analogical Sense
From the Latin wordtraditio, meaning "handing down." Sacred Tradition is part of the Deposit of Faith. It is the Word of God entrusted by Christ to the Apostles and their successors and communicated by preaching and teaching to every generation of Christians under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, who keeps it free from error.
See Moral Sense
See Allegorical Sense
Reliability in communicating the truth
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