Religion Final Exam
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Which decade did Western Society change much of its attitudes regarding sexuality?
We try and find it in places that aren't good
What negative thing happens when we look for love?
Jason Evert uses a ____________as a metaphor for the true love we are looking for.
John Paul II
He advanced the Church's teaching on Human Love and Sexuality, abt 2/3 of all Church's teachings abt it.
Writing doctrines+series of talks which all combined to one teaching "Theology of the Body"
Primary wat in which JPII enlightened the Church abt human love and sexuality.
Is the willing decision to will the good of another person or want the absolute best for them
Is the very opposite of loving some1
Is the gift we ask God for before we can actually love somebody truly
Is the selfish desire w/o Gods love treating others as objects for pleasure
Did Adam and Eve know they were naked, or look at each other selfishly?
Not feeling loved, cute, beautiful, good abt oneself
"Numb", the idea of their body/themselves is so low they dont care abt what happens to them.
If we let Him, Christ will eventually brring us into a perfect __________with Him in heaven.
Nuptial meaning of the body
Males and females bodies are incomplete by themselves && naturallly show a desire for love and union with one another like our soul's desire for union with God.
Best way a Catholic to start the process of unitying his or her soul with God.
The body is the ____________ ____________ of the soul.
Love is a ________ of self.
Not engaging in sexual activity AT ALL
Controling your sexual desires && emotion && attractions towards the good of ppl
Sex/marriage is actually set up by god to be a reflection of the ___________________.
Union with God in Heaven
Gift of Reconciliation && Confession
Only way to avoid lust or shame & get our sexuality bac to the way it was intended in the beginning.
Begins on Ash Wed. Ends on Holy thurs.
2 reasons the Church celebrates Lent
1) to let us feel how jesus suffered
2) imitate when he fasted in the desert
3 ways Catholics are supposed to "get their spiritual game up"
Fasting, prayer, almsgiving
"Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return."
The saying that is given to you when you receive the ashes.
Matthew, Mark, Luke, John && are also known as the EVANGELIST
Gentiles (who weren't Jewish)
The gospel of Matthew is written SPECIFICALLY for them
The gospel of John
-wrote the last account after jesus acension
-contains most spiritual reflections
-"in the beginning was the Word"
The gospel of Mark
Matthew, Mark, Luke
Who wrote the Acts of the Apostles?
Luke the Evangelist
Who wrote the letters to the ANCIENT Christian communities?
Peter, James, John, Jude
Book of Revelation
last book of the Bible, where John talks abt the end of times
St. Stephen was the first Christian ___________.
Which major Christian doctrine literally cant be fully understood by human reason alone?
The docctrine of the Holy Trinity
All three persons of the Trinity are totally separate, yet at the same time, totally __________.
the same one
Which persons in the Trinity are mentioned in the Bible?
God the father, son , Holy Spirit
Who prays to the Father, that they may be one just as we are?
Nicene Creed, says that God the Father is the "maker of all things _____________________.
Visible and invisable
Another name Jesus called God. Or Abba
Where did Jesus get his HUMANITY from?
Church Fathers, bishops, magisterium
The people that God gave the task of figuring out what we believe abt the Trinity.
False beliefs about Jesus' identity
-jesus is less than God but more than man
-created like us, dudnt exist b4 time.
-jesus two ppl
-mary "mother of God"?
Salvation can be attained by the elite that say they have secret knowledge from the body.
Jesus only seemed to be human, but was rlly just God
Gathering of Bishops from all over the world to discuss matters concerning the Church
The ideas of the Holy Trinity __________, because it was so surprising and complex that human couldn't figure it out on their own.
Had to be revealed by God
Is God, in his truest sense, male?
No he is pure in spirit both male and female
Greek word which means "God Bearer"
The son of God becoming Flesh w/ the Holy Spirit
Existence of the Son of God
-existed before time
-physically abt 2000yrs ago
The belief that Mary was conceived without Original Sin
Holy Days of Obligation
A day which every catholic must attend mass.
As soon as Adam and Eve sinned, God began preparing for__________.
What did Jesus say abt the Old Law?
He said he didnt come to abolish it but to fullfill it.
Share in the Divine Nature
To start to almost become God in a sense
"The son of god became MAN, so that man might become GOD."
Sacred Heart of Jesus
It shows the humanity of jesus.
He loves us with a human heart and divine love.
Jesus is the ________that connects heaven to earth.
Did Jesus simply come to teach us or did he want to be more to us?
He wanted to be more than just teach us, he wanted to be apart of our lives & he did when he died for our sins and is in us through baptism.
Romans valued STRENGTH AND POWER , it contradicted JESUS TEACHINGs of the ________________.
The union of Jesus Christ's divine and human natures in one Divine Person.
Jewish name for God
Greek for Lord, ppl called jesus this in NT
How were ppl able to use the "Jail free card" from jesus
Confession and prayer
"Christ has no BODY but yours, no hands, no feet but yours. Yours are the EYES with which He looks with compassion on the world."
St. Teresa of Avila
How is Church imperfect, even with the sacrament?
Its imperfect bc of the people who arent perfect run the church.
The _________has been given the authority by jesus, himself, specifically to teach the church.
Four Marks of the Church
One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic
Council of Chalcedon
Ecumenical council that settled the question of the hypostatic union.
Jesus loved us with a .....
Are we called of loving God and other people fully on our own?
Roman civilization on Judaism
They were in charge of the jews and didnt mind then.
God, hebrews used this bc yahweh too sacred
Jesus is the HEAD of the Church we are the ........
Hands and feet
Mary the mother of God
She was made for what she did, since the beginning of time.