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8th Grade Religion Mid-term Exam Study Guide

relgion vocab from study packet Ms. Bacilla gave us
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Temple
the house of worship of God
Exile
the period in the history of Israel between the destruction of Jerusalem in 587bc and the return to Jerrusalem in 537bc
Faith
a gift of God that helps us to believe in him
Revelation
God's communication of himself to us through the words and deeds used throughout history to show us the mystery of his plan for our salvation
Temptation
an attraction, from outsude or inside us, that can lead us to disobey God's commands
Solidarity
the attitude of strength and unity that leads us to the sharing of spiritual and material needs
Trinity
the mystery of the existence of God in three Persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit
Rationalism
an approach to philosophy developed by Rene Descamtes
Fundamentalism
believing that what the Bible says is factually true
Pslams
a prayer in the form of a poem, written to be sung in public worship
St. Paul
one of the early disciples of the Church who went on missionary journeys throughout his life
Ecumenism
the movement for unity among Christians
Buddhism
a religion based on the teachings of Siddharta Gautama, "The Enlightened One"
Incarnation
the Son of God, Jesus, being born as a full human being in order to save us
Ecumenical Council
a gathering of Catholic bishops from around the world meeting under the leadership of the pope or his delegates
John XXIII
pope who called the Second Vatican Council
Evangelization
the declaration by word or example of the Good News
Intercession
to ask something on behalf of another
Purgatory
the state of final cleansing after death of all our human inperfections to prepare us to enter into the joy of heaven
Last Judgement
the final judgement of all human beings that will occur when Jesus appears and all will tell of what they did in life
Euthanasia
an act with the intent to cause the death or a sick, dying, or handicapped person
What are some of the reasons God the Fatherr sent Jesus?
because he loved us and wanted us to be able to live with him, and to save us from our sins
What is prayer?
the raising of our hearts and minds to God
How do we understand the relationship between science and religion?
wee understand that both are gifts from God and tht we can use science to explain HOW things happen and religion to explain WHY things happen
How does interreligious dialogue help our relationship with God and others?
it can help us to relate with others and understand each other. Rescpect comes with understanding
Know what Athanasius taught about Mary...
HE DIDN'T TEACH ABOUT MARY, HE TAUGHT ABOUT JESUS!!!!
What is a missionary called to do?
they are called to share the Good News with people through their words and actions
What are some of the ways the Church describes who Jesus is?
We describe Jesus as being both God and Man, as well as being a teacher and prophet
How do we as Christians understand HOPE?
we understand hope as being the confidence that God will always be with us, and make us happy, and help us to live so that wee can be with him forever
What are some reasons Jesus died on hte cross?
He died on the cross because he loved us and so he could do his Father's will, also so that when WE die, we can go to heaven because he made it so wee can be forgiven for our sins
What did St. Therese of Lisieux teach us about following Jesus?
she taught that even a small act of kindness, if done with a cheerful heart will be rewarded by God
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STUDY STUDY STUDY!!!! THE EXAM IS TOMORROW!!!!