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theology of the body vocab
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God created us with both a body and a soul. We are the only creatures God made in His image and likeness, made to love and be loved. All other earthly creatures were made for our benefit. Every human person is unique and unrepeatable. The fact flows from being created in God's image and likeness which is uniquely true about humans.
Refers to the reality that Jesus, who is fully God, became man. God the Son became man so He could die and rise, saving humanity from the destruction caused by sin so that we can really become sons and daughters of God, possessing diving life.
A saint is someone who has lived a holy life, practiced virtue to a heroic degree and chosen to love God above all things.
theology of the body
Saint Pope John Paul II gave talks about how the body reveals that human persons are created in the image of God, as male and female, with freedom for loving relationships. Answers two big questions: Who am I? How should I live?
in his image and likeness
The Trinity is three Persons united in one God who give themselves to each other in perfect love. We are meant to do the same, so when we are in loving relationships, we understand more about God.
in the beginning
The Garden of Eden is named as the place where God created Adam and Eve. Because we know God does not make errors, the why He created us in the beginning is the way humans were designed to live.
God created with the ability to choose. The ability is necessary in order to be able to love. God wanted us to love Him and each other so He gave us free will.
The loss of the four relationship and a wound to our humanity. Original sin hurts our ability to know what is right, choose what is good and to love. It causes us to suffer and even die. It makes us prone to commit sin even when we try not to.
the language of the body
The major teaching that the visible human body can reveal truths about the invisible human soul. God, our relationships and how we should act.
refers to our belief that Jesus who is fully God (divine) became man. He became man so He could die and rise and save humanity from the destruction caused by sin.
After the crucifixion, Jesus rose from the dead. His human body and soul were reunited. Jesus' resurrection makes it possible for all of us to look forward to the resurrection and reunion of our own bodies and souls after death.
After the Resurrection, Jesus literally went up to heaven with His reunited and glorified body and soul where He still lives in a constant offering in love. One day He will return to earth again and this time in all His glory, to bring us to live with Him forever.
An act repeated so frequently that it becomes a natural part of one's character
A good habit that empowers human persons to love God and others freely
God's free gift of divine life given to us through Jesus Christ, especially through the sacraments. Grace both inspires us and gives a powerful spiritual impact to our good efforts toward virtuous living.
Sacraments are visible signs of invisible realities. Jesus gives us the sacraments to bring grace to our souls. Sacraments are administered through the Church.
Sometimes called confession, this sacrament allows us to express sorrow for our sins and have our souls wiped clean.
Sometimes called Holy Communion. It is the greatest of all sacraments because it is Jesus' own Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity.
The first meaning is about our identity, referring to male or female, created in God's image and likeness. Sex can also refer to acts of physical intimacy between a husband and wife, especially intercourse.
male and female he created them
The phrase from Genesis that reveals God's plan. From the beginning, it was for sex and the relationship of marriage to communicate love between a husband and wife.
The virtue that helps us use our bodies to express love in purity and truthfulness. Learning to love as God loved.
To refrain from something. In this case, sexual abstinence is refraining from all intimate sexual activity until marriage.
A vice that causes people to view others as objects for sexual use.
presenting oneself in a way that expresses the virtue of chastity and encourages others to see us in purity, body and soul.
the tendency or leaning humans have toward sin.
the totally selfless part of love that was what is truly best for your loved one and works to achieve it. Pure charity and selflessness.
part of love that makes you desire to be united with your loved one. Must always be filled with agape so that it can bring people into truly loving union instead of selfishness or possessiveness.
sexual activity between a married person and someone who is not his or her spouse.
sexual activity between people who are not married.
Photographs, videos, websites and magazines that display sexual poses, acts and body parts for the purpose of arousing lust.
A sacramental, holy bond, binding until death, between a man and a woman and God in which a couple becomes a sign of Christ and the Church. Calls for a Free, Full, Faithful and Fruitful relationship.
A vocation in which a man or a woman vows to love God, often lived in a community of others with the same call. Usually called brothers, monks, nuns or sisters.
The sacraments received when a man enters ordained life by being ordained as a priest, deacon or bishop.
the process of listening to God in order to understand gradually His particular calling for you, then choosing to respond YES!
The universal call to holiness that each of us received at our baptism. The particular way that God calls a person to live out their call to holiness in marriage, consecrated life or ordained life.
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