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Ch 3 vocab
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The spiritual interpretation of Scripture that shows how people and events in history suggest future people and events. For instance, the allegorical sense of Abraham sacrificing Isaac is God's Sacrifice of his own son, Jesus Christ. It is also known as the typological sense .
A prolonged metaphor. Related to parables and fables, it uses a storytelling format rich with symbols to make a statement about a real-life situation.
The spiritual interpretation of Scripture that shows how events in Scripture point to what will be in Heaven.
a way of understanding by drawing a comparison or likeness and dissimilarity between two things or relationships
"One who is sent." It is the name used for the twelve men whom Jesus chose and who the Church believes were given authority by Christ.
Fathers of the Church that were direct disciples of the Apostles and wrote during the first century and beginning of the second
term used to describe the lineage of the Catholic bishops and priests through the ages by which each holds office n a direct link to the Twelve
The passing of the Faith of the Apostles to each generation
A consecrated successor to the apostles, usually charged with the spiritual and aministrative care of a given territory or diocese.
Catechism of the Catholic Church
A summary of Catholic teaching
same as Fathers of the Church
same as Ecumenical council
Council of Jerusalem
1st council held 51 A.D to discuss and settle the problem of whether a Gentile had to become a Jew before being baptized
deposite of faith
the heritage of faith contained in sacred scripture and tradition, handed on in the church from the time of the appostles, from which the Magestarium draws all that it proposes for belief as being divinely revealed.
From the Greek oikoumene, meaning the whole world, A worldwide gathering of Catholic bishops convened by the Pope to discuss and resolve issues and problems the Church is facing
Discourse about last things. From the Greek eshaton, for last
A brief story, usually with animal characters, that teaches a lesson, or moral
fathers of the Church
Christian writers from the first through the eighth centuries whose lives reflected the teachings of Christ and whose teachings were in perfect harmony with the Church.
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
Making no mistakes or errors, Scriptures contain the truth that is necessary for us to know for our salvation
immunity from error and any possibility of error.
The dogma declaring the Pope, by the power of the Holy Spirit, free from error when he solemnly declares a dogmatic teaching on faith and morals as being contained in Divine Revelation. Dogmas are teachings that are recognized as central to Church teaching, defined by the Magisterium (the teaching office), and accorded the fullest weight and authority.
The gift of the Holy Spirit given to human authors to assist in writing scripture
A way of reading literature without regard to the particular literary forms being used.
Method of scriptural interpretation based on the meaning of words in it's literary and historical context.
...The process of examining closely and commenting on the elements of a literary work
Refers to various styles of writings that communicate a message through particular creative means. (historical, judicial, prophetic, apocalyptic, wisdom..etc)
The name given to the teaching authority of the Church, entrusted to the Pope and the bishops in communion with him.
A comparison between two things that doesn't use like or as.
same as literal sense
Moral Sense/Tropological sense
The spiritual interpretation of Scripture that shows us how the heroes of Scripture portray a pattern for our own lives
correctness or soundness n theological faiths and beliefs
(New Testament) any of the stories told by Jesus to convey his religious message, such as the Prodigal Son or Good Samaritan
proper literal sense
same as literal sense
From the Latin tradere for "handed down," this refers to a teaching, whether written or oral, entrusted by Christ to the Apostles and their successors, and which has been transmitted by teaching to each generation of Christians through Apostolic Succession., From the Latin tradere, meaning "to hand on." Refers to the process of passing on the Gospel message. It began with the oral communication of the Gospel by the Apostles, was written down in the Scriptures, and is interpreted by the Magisterium under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
The sense of the faithful. Refers to the inerrancy possessed by all the faithful when they share universal consent in matters of faith and morals
A comparison of two unlike things in which a word of comparison (like or as) is used (e.g., She eats like a bird.).
The interpretation of Scripture that sees not only the literal meaning of the text but also the people, things, and events they describe as signs. The three kinds of spiritual sense in Scripture are allegorical, moral, and anagogical.
From the Latin tradere for "handed down," this refers to a teaching, whether written or oral, entrusted by Christ to the Apostles and their successors, and which has been transmitted by teaching to each generation of Christians through Apostolic Succession.
same as Moral Sense
same as allegorical sense
Truthfulness, accuracy; habitual adherence to the trut
improper literal sense
same as literal sense
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