34 terms

Church history chpt 2

STUDY
PLAY

Terms in this set (...)

Risen Christ
Faith of who Jesus is rose frim the dead fully divine and is w us today
Historical Jesus
Facts of who Jesus is where he lived government morals and religion
John the Baptist
Lived a simple life ascetic baptized Jesus in Jordan river
Caesar Augustus
Thought of himself as son of God rules Rome during its golden age
Peter
Executed by crucifixon as Martyr
Saul/ Paul
Saul is a Hebrew name
Paul is Latin
Román citizen comes from Jewish family Pharisee
Conversion experience
Stephen
First martyr Paul's first appearance at his stoning
Luke
Wrote the gospel of Luke
King Herod
King when Jesus was born; wanted to kill Jesus so he could remain king
Theophulis
Luke and acts directed towards him
Nero
Blames Christians for Rome being under siege
Gameliel
Saved Christians tell Pharisees to not fight they'll diminish on their own
Jesus Movement
What scholars call early Christian before they were separated
Apostolic Father
someone who personally knew the Apostles or their disciples
Gentiles
Non-Jews
Diocletian
Brutal Roman emperor who initiated the last persecution of Christians
12 apostles
Peter
James
John
Andrew
Bartholomew or Nathanel
James
Judas
Jude
Matthew
Philip
Simon the zealot
Thomas
Pharisees
Resurrection and afterlife middle class
Scribes
Recorded in writing in everyday life in Egypt
Sadducees
A Jewish sect at the time of Jesus known for its strong commitment to the Temple in Jerusalem. No resurrection
Zealots
Willing to use violence to bring new era
Essenes
Lived simple life in desert wrote Dead Sea scrolls
Pax Romana
A period of peace and prosperity throughout the Roman Empire, lasting from 27 B.C. to A.D. 180.
Román empire
Jesus is subject of Roman Empire
Palestine
Area where Israel is
Heresy
False teaching
Synagogues
Community centers that helped Paul's journey
Pentecost
Birthday of the Church Jesus resurrection
orthodox
Rigid in following the teachings of God
Gnosticism
Salvation can be attained only by acquiring special, secret knowledge from God or God's agent.
Diakonia
Greek for "service"
Kerygma
Teaching of good news
Koinonia
Community
Leitourgia
the people's work