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books of the bible

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apocalypse
Greek word for "revelation"
canon
The official list of inspired books in the bible.
Evangelist
authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
apocryphal books
Also referred to as deuterocanonical.
catechesis
education in the faith
patriarchs
Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph
deuterocanonical
Refers to books in the Old Testament not found in the Hebrew Scripture
major prophets
Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel
remnant
Exile and formor exiles who remained faithful to YHWH during the time of their captivity.
liturgy
the official public prayer of the Church
Septuagint
From a word that means "seventy"
idolatry
Giving worship to something or someone other than the true God.
minor prophets
Twelve prophets who have books of the Old Testament named for them
didache
"teaching"
kerygma
The core or essential message of the Gospel