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Theology Chapter 2 Vocab
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Hebrew for "father of a multitude"; a descendant of Shem and the founder of the Hebrew nation. At seventy years of age, he received a personal call from God to which he responded with faith. God would form his descendants as the chosen people and therefore Abraham is recognized as the "father of all believers" (CCC 1080).
Ark of the Covenant
An ornate box that held the tablets of the Law (Ten Commandments), the rod of Aaron, and some manna; it was a visible sign of God's invisible presence on earth.
Tower of Babel
A tall building proposed by the Hamites in order to "make a name for themselves" (Gn 11: 4). God responded by confusing their languages so the project could never be completed.
Adam and Eve's first son and murderer of his brother, Abel. His descendants carried a line of evil in contrast to the descendants of Seth (Adam and Eve's third son).
The Jews; the people chosen by God to be his own and inherit the promises of Abraham. They are named after the Tribe of Judah, one of the sons of Israel (Jacob).
A solemn agreement between people or between God and man involving mutual commitments and guarantees.
The second King of Israel, a "man after God's own heart." God made a new covenant with all the nations through David.
From the Greek for "ten words"; the Ten Commandments given by God through Moses.
Greek for "going out"; the liberation of the Hebrew people from slavery in Egypt into the promised land by the saving acts of God. This is a type of the liberation from slavery to sin unto eternal life wrought by the saving actions of Jesus Christ through his Passion, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension.
The commission of the Original Sin by Adam and Eve, which resulted in their loss of original holiness and justice as well as concupiscence, suffering, death, and loss of friendship with God.
The great deluge that destroyed the world by water, from which only Noah, his family, and animals representative of each species escaped. This flood is a "type" or foreshadowing of the Sacrament of Baptism through which sin is destroyed.
I Am Who I Am
The worship or adoration due to God alone paid to images "made with hands" or any created object. This is forbidden by the First Commandment. Idolatry is distinct from veneration given to saints and holy objects, which is implicitly allowed by the Incarnation as solemnly defined at the Second Ecumenical Council of Nicæa (AD 787).
Son of Abraham and Sarah born when they were very old. Though Isaac was not Abraham's first son (he fathered a son, Ishmael, with Hagar, Sarah's handmaid), he was the firstborn of Sarah, Abraham's wife, making Isaac the heir of God's promises.
The great prophet who guided the reforms of Hezekiah. His prophecies often refer to the coming of the Messiah.
The younger of Isaac and Rebekah's twin sons, he tricked his brother into giving him his inheritance and his father into giving him the firstborn's blessing, thus becoming his heir. Through him God renewed the covenant with Abraham's descendants.
Jacob's favorite among his twelve sons. His envious brothers sold him as a slave, but Joseph rose to become prime minister of Egypt, where he was ultimately able to save his family from starvation.
Temporary leaders appointed by God before the time of the monarchy to lead the people of Israel when enemies oppressed them; also, the name of an Old Testament book relating the history of Israel during this period.
Hebrew for "anointed." Anointing was the Old Testament ritual used to commission a person for a special task. This is used in reference to Christ because he accomplished perfectly the divine mission of Priest, Prophet, and King, signified by his being the Anointed ("Christ") of God.
As an infant, he was adopted by Pharaoh's daughter and brought up in Pharaoh's court. He fled Egypt after killing an Egyptian taskmaster, only to return as God's chosen agent to liberate the Hebrews from slavery and give the chosen people God's law.
The mountain where Abraham prepared to offer his son Isaac as a sacrifice and on which the city of Jerusalem was later built."
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A name applied to Jesus Christ because by his complete obedience and act of redemption he made reparation for the disobedience of the first Adam.
The new "dispensation" or order, established by God in Jesus Christ, to succeed and perfect the Old Covenant.
Name applied to the Virgin Mary, whose complete cooperation in God's plan of redemption reversed the effects of the disobedience and sin of the first woman, Eve.
The righteous man who, with his family and the animals, survived the flood in the Ark.
The Mosaic Law, encapsulated as the Ten Commandments, and its stipulation from God to the Israelites that "I will be your God, and you will be my people" (Jer 7: 23).
Christ's work of redemption accomplished principally by his Passion, Death, Resurrection, and Ascension, whereby "dying he destroyed our death, rising he restored our life" (CCC 1067; cf. 654). The Paschal Mystery is celebrated and made present in the liturgy of the Church, and its saving effects are communicated through the Sacraments, especially the Eucharist, which renews the paschal sacrifice of Christ as the sacrifice offered by the Church.
Pesach or Pascha, a Jewish feast commemorating the deliverance of the Israelites' firstborn males from the Angel of Death by the blood of the lamb sprinkled on the doorposts, which allowed them to leave bondage in Egypt for the promised land. This was a type of the sacrificial Passion and Death of Christ, which saved man from bondage to sin. The Eucharist celebrates Christ's Passover.
In ancient times, the leader of the Egyptians (Gn 12: 15); often worshiped as a god by the Egyptian people.
The land promised by God to Abraham and his descendants, the Israelites. This land stretched from the "river of Egypt to the great river, the River Euphrates" (Gn 15: 18‑21).
From the Greek prophetein, meaning to "speak for" or to "speak forth." The conveyance by Almighty God to a spokesman of a message to be transmitted to individuals or groups, sometimes including information about future events.
From the Greek prophetes, meaning one who "speaks for." One who speaks to the people for God.
From the Greek proto, meaning "first," and evangelion, meaning "good news." This first message of Good News — the First Gospel — is found in Genesis 3: 15, wherein the promise of a redeemer is announced.
The wife of Abraham and mother of Isaac.
The fundamental laws given by God to Moses at Sinai that govern divine and human relationships.
Type or Prototype
An event or person in Scripture that points toward a later event or person. The type has virtues or other qualities similar to its fulfillment, the anti-type.
Adam and Eve's third son and eventual heir. His line carried on the true worship of God in contrast to the evil line of Cain.
Image in the prophecies of Isaiah depicting one who is sent by God to suffer and die for the sins of humanity. It is a prophecy of the coming Messiah, Jesus Christ.
The tetragrammaton, or four letters, of the divine name in Hebrew; the personal name of the God of Israel revealed to Moses on Mt. Sinai, meaning "I am who I am." This is rendered Lord in most English translations of the Bible.
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