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Christian Scripture Final Exam

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Simon Peter
professed to Jesus "you are the Christ, the Son of God"
dogma
another word for doctrine or teaching of the highest authority in Catholic Church
incarnation
essential teaching that Jesus Christ is the Word of God made flesh
anointed one
what "Christ" and "Messiah" mean
God saves
what "Jesus" means
kerygma
preaching to unbelievers; refers to essential preaching of salvation through life, death, and resurrection of Jesus
didache
teaching
liturgy
worship of the Christians
sound down
what "catechesis" means
Lord
what "Adonai" means
Docetism
heresy that denies essential humanity of Jesus
Son of God
title that reveals Jesus' unique relationship with God the Father
Tacitus
wrote "Annals"
Tacitus
only Roman historian to mention Pontius Pilate
Suetonius
Roman biographer who wrote "The Twelve Caesars"
Emperor Trajan
confirmed that Pliny should punish any believing Christians; reveals that he viewed Christians as potentially dangerous
Josephus
Jewish historian who wrote "The Jewish Wars" and "Jewish Antiquities"
Josephus
references to Jesus in his account of the Palestinian rule of Pontius Pilate
Mark
synoptic gospel without infancy narrative
Mark
Jesus as suffering servant
Mark
written for an audience facing persecution
Mark
1st gospel written
Mark
written before destruction of the temple
Mark
uses the term "immediately" to demonstrate urgency
Mark
shows disciples as very dense and slow to understand who Jesus is
Mark
shows repentance and faith as necessary for Jesus to perform miracles
Mark
favorite title of Jesus is Son of Man
Mark
winged lion
Mark
ends abruptly after crucifixion
Mark
does not contain much on Jesus' teachings, but rather has a strong focus on Jesus' actions and controversies caused by him
Luke, Acts, John
theme of the Holy Spirit
Matthew, Luke
contain Beatitudes
Matthew, Luke
used Q as a source
Matthew, Luke
includes genealogy of Jesus
Luke, John
focuses on Jesus' interaction with women
John
Thomas doubts that Jesus resurrected
John
main ethical teaching is to love one another
John
Jesus washes the feet of his disciples
John
Jesus takes time to explain miracles after each one
John
"in the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God"
John
very symbolic and sacramental
John
does not use parables
John
emphasis on high christology
John
last gospel written
John
focuses on Jesus as divine son of God
Matthew
"I have not come to abolish the law but to fulfill"
Matthew
often depicts Jesus as new Moses
Matthew
uses Jewish literary devices
Matthew
includes a focus on Jesus fulfilling Old Testament prophecies
Matthew
likes title "Son of David" for Jesus
Matthew
written in an orderly, 5-part structure to reflect Torah
Matthew
Jesus as Messiah and teacher
Matthew
gospel symbol is the man
Matthew
presents Jesus as supreme authority over Mosaic Law
Matthew
wise men seen in infancy narrative
Matthew
uses the word "ekklesia"
Matthew
long ethical discourses by Jesus
Matthew
earthquake during Jesus' death
Luke
shows Jesus praying frequently
Luke
likes the title "Lord" for Jesus
Luke
famous for parables like the Prodigal Son
Luke
eclipse during Jesus' death that causes darkness to cover the land
Luke
lots of details about Mary
Luke
gospel symbol is flying ox/bull
Luke
"father, into your hands I commend my spirit"
Luke
strong focus on social justice and reaching out to the poor
Luke
Jesus as universal savior
Luke
shepherds seen in infancy narrative
Luke
focuses on lowly, outcast, poor
Luke
focus of the Passion is to portray Jesus as an innocent martyr
Luke, Acts
"my dear Theophilus"
Luke, Acts
ascension of Jesus
Luke, Acts
written by a physician
Acts
Pentecost
Acts
conversion of Saul
Acts
election of Matthias