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Arts and Humanities
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the process by which God has made himself known. the chief sources of revelation are sacred scripture and sacred tradition
image of God(imago Dei)
the divine likeness in all human beings that comes from being made by God and includes the ability to think, choose, be free, love and be in relationship with God and others.
the gift given to us by God, the God-given ability which makes it possible for humans to think, reason and judge, to grow in knowledge and to search for truth and meaning
that he created man alone. it was not good that man should be alone
in the second creation account in Gen.2, we hear god say for the one and only time that something in creation was not good. What was it?
the tree of the knowledge of good and evil
what was the name of the tree from which they could not eat
the church teaches that human nature has been wounded and weakened but is not completely corrupted. we were created good and we remain that way.
some protestants believe that after The Fall, human nature became completely corrupted. why is the Catholic Church's view on human nature after the Fall?
they're both right. the story is told from 2 different perspectives. the 2nd account being older than the first.
be able to explain how we know which creation account is right, if there are two creation accounts in gen.
out of his great love God would not and could not have violated adam and eve's gift of free will by making them good. he loved them to much to force them to be good.
if God knew that adam and eve were going to sin through disobedience, why did he put the tree of knowledge of good and evil in the garden of eden in the first place
planted seed of doubt in her mind about the trust worthiness of God. adam was right there beside her
what did satan do to entice eve to disobey? and where was adam while all of this was going on?
the gift of the Holy Spirit which guided the human authors in writing the Bible to ensure it contained the truths God wanted us to know(recorded)
canon of scripture
the churches complete list of inspired books included sacred scripture
the old testaments prepares for the new and the new fulfills the old; the two shed light on each other; both are the true word of God
be able to explain how do the old testament and the new testament relate to each other
- parables: short stories jesus told, using examples from everyday life or nature, to illustrate moral and spiritual truths. the prodigal son ; the good samaritan; wheat and weeds; the lost sheep
- apocalyptic literature: reflects the expectation of decisive intervention of God in history, especially at the end of the world. book of daniel and revelation
- laws: portray the rules of conduct that God had set for us for living in the right relationship with him and others. book of exodus, leviticus, numbers and deuteronomy- the ten commandments
define the literary forms and give examples of each;
the voice of God; the word proclaimed is Jesus, the living Word of God.
be able to explain what we hear when we hear the Word of God proclaimed at mass
the God-given ability that helps us judge right from wrong-that makes it possible for us to live a right and just life
the Holy Spirit helps the CHURCH interpret and apply scripture
who helps us interpret scripture
the Gospels present the ultimate truth of Divine Revelation the Jesus is the fulfillment of God's promise and word
st.john the evangelist called Jesus The Word because Jesus is the living word of God. be able to explain how the gospels present the truth that Jesus is The Word of God
a sacred promise or agreement between God and people or between other humans. a binding agreement
natural moral law
precepts about goodness that are written by God in our hearts and are accessible through our God-given reason
natural law requires us to do good and avoid evil. our awareness of natural law can be clouded by the disorder caused by original sin.
be able to explain what the natural law requires of us all, and how it can be clouded
he explained it all in the sermon on the mount gave us beatitudes Mathew 5:1-12
explain how jesus described the law in a positive manner, and where in scripture we can find this explanation
jesus is the fulfillment of God's revelation to His people. we need no more public revelation
be able to explain why there will be no more revelations of God to humanity
at Holy communion in the mass
be able to explain how we celebrate the sacrifice of jesus on the cross now.
"Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit." Mathew 28:19
the great commission
what was the instruction to the apostles following Jesus' resurrection regarding spreading the good new and continuing his word, and where can we find this instruction in Scripture
original sin is erased, we are made adopted sons and daughters and enter into God's family through the church
be able to explain what happens in the sacrament of baptism
through the apostles, and their successors, the bishops
the pope and the bishops together make up the Magisterium, or the official teaching office of the church
be able to explain how the church was established
to lazy to type all of the notes so look at ch. 4 study guide
be able to explain the Three divine persons of the trinity in relation to each other
the love that the trinity has for each other is the love that we should have in all our relationships
explain how our relationships should mirror the Trinity
the truth that the second divine person of the holy trinity, the son of God, assumed human nature in order to save all people; Jesus christ is both true God and true man.
the name given to the Messiah by the prophet Isaiah, meaning "God is with us"
the angel Gabriel's announcement to Mary that she would be the mother of God and give birth to the savior
an event for which there is no scientific explanation because it happened by the power of God. Jesus worked this to help us see the presence of the kingdom of God.
"in the beginning was the word, and the word was with God. and the word was God. he was in the beginning with God." john 1:1-2
be able to quote the beginning of the gospel of john
he is saying that "the word" is God. john goes back to the beginning of time to help us understand that Jesus existed before the world began.
why does John put so much stress on the word?
to lead human kind back into harmony and friendship with God and with each other.
be able to explain why Christ took on a human nature.
a form of prayer that involves praying to God on behalf of another
be able to define Intercessory prayer and how you can serve as an intercessor for others.
-sanctifying grace: is received through baptism. it is a participation in the life of God.
-actual grace: are interventions by God in our daily lives
be able to define and tell the difference between sanctifying grace and actual grace
the HS can give you the knowledge, wisdom, and courage, and all other gifts needed to help you make a good decision and follow it through. the HS can give you help and special comfort in moments of trials and challenges
be able to explain how the HS can help you personally.
really what living fully or being fully alive is about
it is accepting in Jesus; invitation to believe and follow him by studying his ways and putting them into practice
it is about spreading the Good News to ohters
be able to explain what discipleship is
be able to explain how your are or are nor a model of discipleship. if you are not, what can you do to improve in living an authentic Christian life?
violet to remind us to repent and remember that Christ is our king.
-the sacrament of confession is especially important at this time
what is the color of advent and why?
"the coming of" "the onset" "the advent of the internet age"
in the church and with a capitol "A" it is the time when we anticipate the coming of Christ.
Advent has multiple meanings. describe each one discussed in the book
we are waiting for Christ to come again. he will come again at the end of time.
explain how we are in a second advent
John the Baptist is our last prophet, and the only one in the New Testament. it about him that the prophet Isaiah says, "A voice of one crying out in the wilderness: prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths!" John the Baptist is described be all four gospel writers using the the same words from Isaiah.
Be able to explain John the Baptist's role in Advent
Emmanuel which means "God is with us."
be able to name and define the meaning of one of the titles that we hear used about Jesus during Advent and Christmas
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