Old Testament Review
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Bible means _
The bible is a _
Collection of many different writings, ranging from poetry and narrative to law and prophecy
The Bible is divided into 2 main sections:
The Old Testament and the New Testament
The Old Testament was written for the _
Jewish Community of Faith
The Old Testament contains material composed roughly between _
1000 bce and 150 bce
The books were written predominantly in the _ language.
Catholics include _ books of the Old Testament in the Canon of Scripture
Catholics include _ books of the New Testament in the Canon of Scripture
The Canon refers to the _ belonging to the Bible, both the Old Testament and New Testament, that the church accepts as inspired
Authoritative list of books
The Canon refers to the authoritative list of books belonging to the Bible, both the Old Testament and New Testament, that the church _
Accepts as inspired
The Church included _ books in the Old Testament which were not included in the Hebrew Bible
The 7 books not in the Hebrew Bible are referred to as _
Deuterocanonical means _
Most Protestant Bibles include these 7 books in the _, a section found in the back of the Bible
The 7 deuterocanonical books are :
-1 & 2 Macabees
The most common name for God in the Old Testament is _
Yahweh means _
"I am", "i am the God who is", or "i am and will be"
Church Tradition teaches that the name Yahweh reveals that God is _
"The fullness of being and of every perfection,without origin and without end"
The basic story line of the Old Testament is the _
Ongoing relationship through history between the Israelites and God
God created man _
Out of love
God _. "To love" is the fundamental vocation of being human
Calls us to love
The story of the _ tells man's disobedience of God.
Fall of man
The first _ would effect man's relationship with God from that time on.
The human-divine relationship expresses all the emotions found in human relationships, but it is mostly marked with _
Intimacy, love, compassion, and forgiveness
And offense against God is a _
A sin is a deliberate _ against the eternal law of God
Thought, word, deed, or omission
The Scriptures were written by _
Human authors who were inspired by God
The written Scriptures along with the oral preaching of the Apostles are handed on in the Church through _
The living transmission of the message of the Gospel of the Church, accomplished in the Holy Spirit, is called _
Sacred _ and Sacred _ are bound closely together, and communicate with one another
Tradition is the process and content of the transmission of the official Church's _
Beliefs, doctrines, rituals, scriptures
The _ , that is the college of the bishops in communion with the pope, can interpret God's word for each generation
In order to interpret Scripture correctly, we must pay attention to both what the human author _ and what the Holy Spirit
wanted to say, intended to communicate
To find out the human author's intentions, we should take into the account the:
-manner of speaking
-thinking that was current then
The _ sense of the Scripture refers to what the actual words directly mean, either precisely or metaphorically
The _ sense of Scripture refers to how the words of Scripture can be signs of something more profound
The spiritual sense has 3 parts:
The allegorical sense helps us to understand how some of the events of the Old Testament _.
The moral sense teaches us how to _.
act in a right way
The anagogical sense helps us to relate what the events of Scripture have to do _.
with our final destination, Heaven
The Dead Sea Scrolls are _ dating from the 2nd century BCE to the 1st century CE were found in caves Qumran on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea
biblical and other religious manuscripts
The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in 1947-1950, helped Biblical scholars because these scrolls were Hebrew writings of the Bible that were almost _ than the Hebrew texts previously held
The Dead Sea Scrolls helped to confirm the _.
The science of studying material remains of past human life and activities is called _.
An _ is something created by past humans, usually for a specific purpose (tools, pottery, clothing, etc)
The ideal relationship between archaeology and Bible study is _
_ benefit from the findings of _, and vice versa
Archaeologist, biblical study
The Jews traditionally divide the books of the Hebrew Bible into _ sections
The 3 books of the Hebrew Bible are called:
The Law consists of the first _ books of the Bible
The first 5 books of the Law are called
The Prophets are subdivided into the _ prophets, _ prophets, and _ prophets.
Former, latter, minor
The Writings included _ books.
The Jews refer to their Hebrew Bible by the acronym "_", which comes from the names of the three sections
The Catholic Bible divides the Old Testament into 4 sections. They are:
"_" is Greek for "five scrolls"
The books of the Bible are not arranged in _ order
Before the actual writing took place, there was a period of _ that came from the experiences the people had with God and each other
Many of the Old Testament books were _ derived from oral tradition.
written over centuries
Inspiration refers to what God wanted recorded in the Bible, including _
clarifying that message by editors
Editors added their _ so that we benefit from their experiences as well as those of the original authors
inspired insights about God and their understanding of him
The Church considers the Old Testament to be "_"
an indispensable part of the Sarcred Scripture
The Old Testament _ for the New Testament
The New Testament _ the Old Testament
Both the Old Testament and the New Testament are the _
inspired Word of God
The Church has always _ that the Old Testament was voided by the New Testament
rejected any idea
Christians read the Old Testament "in the light _"
Christ crucified and risen
This unity between the Old Testament and New Testament is based on _
Typology is the study of _. Typology in Scripture study involves reading the Old Testament in light of Christ crucified and risen
types of writing that have common traits
_ of the Bible means a careful examination of all the information obtained from scholars and archaeologists and thinking it through
We pay attention to the _ in which the writing took place
historical time, literary styles, and culture
The purpose critical reading is to find out what _
God wants to communicate to us
Four reasons teens should study the Bible
-the books are divinely inspired
-the ot contains many beautiful prayers and can be used in personal prayer
-the ot is a powerful witness to God's power to live in justice and compassion
-the ot is important for the Church's liturgy