Religion Final Study Guide
still have to add some stuff to it, but this is the study guide so far
Terms in this set (98)
What is it that God desires most of us?
that we know him
God is inviting us to...?
a relationship of mutual love and understanding
In Psalm 42 the psalmist compares thirst for God to...?
a deer that is parched, longing for refreshing and plentiful water
The document Gaudium et Spes, from Vatican Council II deals with the sanctity of marriage and family life, and...?
economic and social justice
The meaning of the word Jesus is...?
Our main goal in reading Sacred Scripture should be...?
to learn about the truths of Gods revelation, and his never ending love for his people
According to Saint Augustine of Hippo, "The whole life of a good Christian is a holy desire to...?
see God as He is
Saint Therese of Lisieux's "little way" can be explained as...?
every day charitable actions performed for God in manifestation of his existence
The _____________ is the heritage of faith contained in Sacred Scripture and Sacred Tradition
Deposit of Faith
Teachings that are recognized as central to Church teaching make up...?
The __________ is the Church's living, teaching office, which consists of all the bishops in communion with the Pope
_____________ refers to the process of passing on the Gospel message
A(n) ____________ is the father or leader of a clan, tribe, or tradition
_____________ is the passing on of the authority to teach and interpret Scripture and Tradition to the bishops
A(n) _____________ is a solemn agreement between human beings or between God and a human being
A(n) ______________ is a gathering of bishops from around the world to address pressing issues in the Church
The _____________ is the "interior voice" of a person, a God-given sense of the Law of God
The restoration of friendship with God is...?
Presenting the understanding of revealed truth in a logical and systematic way is the goal of...?
List the list of characteristic of Catholic interpretation:
role of tradition, task of the interpreter, relevance of other theological disciplines
Contained in the writings of the Old Testament are teachings on the meaning of life, morality, right relationship with God, and the...?
mystery of salvation
The historical books of the Old Testament point to...?
the saving action of God in the lives of the Israelites
What is offered by The letters of Saint Paul?
the letters offer empowering advice, teaching community news, and pastoral encouragement and support
John's Gospel is represented by an eagle, because...?
it speaks about Jesus coming to heaven
Looking at a book's internal structure and how the author organized the text are the strategies of...?
The most important modern discovery of ancient biblical texts is the...?
Dead Sea Scrolls
Analyzing Scripture in the anagogical sense seeks the answer is what question?
in what way does the story lead and direct us towards our future heavenly home?
The Gnostic gospels were rejected for a place in the canon because...?
they place little importance on the suffering and death of Jesus
The ___________ were written by scholars for future scholars to study
The writer of the last-written Gospel
The account of God's saving hand at work in human history and experience
The Gospel writer whose symbol is the ox
Pope known as the Apostle to the Young
Pope John Paul II
The first five books of the Old Testament
Books of Law, Pentateuch, Torah
The word Torah is Hebrew for this
What makes the New Testament "new"
The name given to the Hebrews after the Exodus
Books of the Old Testament that recount the lives of various leaders of Israel
The writer of the Gospel whose symbol is the man
When God looks at what he has created and calls it "good," he is letting people know that...?
he created the universe out of love
What do Human beings NOT have?
a limitless mind
Which needs to be present for a sin to be Mortal?
has to be a grave matter; full knowledge of the evil of the act; freely and deliberately chosen
The vocation of the lives of the patriarchs and holy women in the Old Testament was continued in the Christian era with...?
the call of the 12 Apostles and early Church fathers
The historical writers focus on the settlement of the Promised Land and the...?
unification of the kingdom under David
A Prophecy is a message that....?
is communicated by a prophet on behalf of God; contains the time period of the prophet; divine direction might be fulfilled in the future
In the Vision of Dry Bones, what is God referring to when he tells Ezekiel to prophesy over the bones and direct them to hear the Word of the Lord?
the lifeless and unjust lives of the Israelites whose faith has died
The authors of the historical books of the Bible intended to write...?
a sacred history that reveals Gods plan of salvation
What factor determines whether the writing prophets and their messages are classified as major or minor?
the length of their writings
Readings from the ______________ are proclaimed at Mass mainly during the liturgical season of Advent
Book of Isaiah
Isaiah calls the Messiah to come from the _______________, tracing Jesus' lineage to King David
stump of Jesse
The fact that God created a beautiful __________ for man to live in symbolizes that man has been created for a life of beauty, peace, and joy
The _________________ establishes the Israelites as God's Chosen People
The priest and prophet of the southern kingdom who is often plagued with doubt and fear is...?
God's breathing life into Adam is a figurative way of saying that human beings share in God's own...?
While Jesus traveled on earth, he fed people not only with food but also with his presence and...?
The ____________ was the Jewish belief and expectation that a messiah would come to protect, unite, and lead Israel to freedom
The son that Abraham has with Hagar is...?
The truth that all human beings have innate dignity and worth as children of God is based on the biblical idea of...?
The northern kingdom was called _____________ after the death of Solomon
The Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke are called the synoptic Gospels because...?
they are similar in style and content
One way the Gospel of John differs from the synoptic Gospels is that...?
it uses more symbolic language to express the divinity of Jesus
All of the synoptic Gospels emphasize the ______________, asserting that Jesus is the Suffering Servant who must die to ransom all humanity
Which signs or miracles are in the Gospel of John but not in the synoptic Gospels?
Jesus restores the sight to the man born blind
The Scribes were people associated with the Pharisees and Sadducees, and were described as...?
skilled copyists, professional letter writers, and interpreters and teachers of the law
At Pentecost, the house where the disciples gathered is filled with the Holy Spirit in the form of a "strong wind' that rests as...?
tongues of fire
Two recurring themes in Paul's letters are that Jesus is the ___________ and that the Church is the Body of Christ
path to salvation
Apocalyptic literature is usually written....?
during a time of crisis
The Catholic Letters are similar to the Pauline Letters in that they...?
offer advice, encouragement, and teaching about community life and faith in Jesus
Paul uses this analogy to point out that all parts of a Christian community must work together
the human body
Miracles provide credibility by demonstrating Jesus' power over these threats
sin and evil
A group of heretical religious movements that claimed salvation comes from secret knowledge available only to the elite
The term we use to relate to the author of the first Gospel
A theme in the Gospel of Mark that portrays the disciples and others as knowing that Jesus is the Messiah, but they are told not to tell anyone
This Sacrament brings a special grace to those who suffer from serious illness or who are in danger of death
Anointing of the Sick
This is emphasized in the Gospel of John
the divinity of Jesus
A literary form that uses dramatic events and highly symbolic language to offer hope to a people in crisis
Accounts of Jesus' birth and early childhood
A pseudo-messianism whereby a human being puts himself in the place of God
Special graces and tools that support spiritual growth, happiness, and wisdom
the Gifts of the Holy Spirit
The Word of God does all of the following except...?
giving us a factual presentation of the life of Jesus
Within monastic communities the practice of divine, or holy, reading, along with ______________, is the foundation of monastic life
manual labor and participation in liturgical life
Saint Alphonsus Liguori was declared the Patron of _____________________ in 1950
Confessors and Moralists
During the Easter Season, the first reading is from _______________________
the Acts of the Apostles
The institution of the Eucharist is one of the ______________ Mysteries
The first of the traditional Stations of the Cross is Jesus is condemned to death, while the first of the scriptural Station is...?
Jesus is in the garden at Gethsemane
The main difference between the traditional Stations of the Cross and the scriptural Stations of the Cross is that the latter...?
is based on what is written in Scripture
The ________________ direct us toward the truth path of happiness
Ten Commandments and the Beatitudes
______________ deals with the goodness or evil of human acts, attitudes, and values
Referring to the idea of opus dei, the "work of God," Saint Benedict believed that the primary work of his community was to...?
pray the Divine Office
Saint Jerome translated the Bible from Hebrew to Latin in the...?
Speaking to God in prayer is called...?
Like the Psalms the ____________ is a biblical prayer all Christians share
The Liturgy of the Word ends with the Profession of Faith and the...?
Prayer of the Faithful
Each set of ten Hail Mary's is called a...?
Personalized prayers that have developed outside, but should lead to, the liturgy of the Church are called...?
The _____________ is the official, daily, public prayer of the Church
Liturgy of the Hours
The Annunciation is one of the _____________ of the Rosary commemorate Jesus' public life
A strong theme in the Rule of Saint Augustine was...?