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Theology Midterm

Midterm for Theology Don't forget to study for the map portion of the exam!! I used both my study guide from Mrs. Goodwin's class and Sarah's studyguide from Sr. Colleen's class
personal integrity, Catholic faith-based community, caring community, excellence in education, service to others
What are Cor Jesu's Core Values?
the foundress of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
Who is Mother Clelia?
flames- represents God's love for us; crown of thorns- pain Jesus suffered to redeem us; cross- the method in which Jesus died, also it represents that we all have crosses that we bear
What is the symbolism of the Sacred Heart?
Sharing the Love of the Heart of Christ
What is the charism of the Apostles, and of Cor Jesu?
the teaching authority of the church, Bishops in union (communion) with the Pope
the human writers of the Bible were deeply moved, or guided by the Holy Trinity, God, or the Holy Spirit
process and content of the transmission of official church beliefs, doctrines, rituals, and scriptures
Merneptah Steele
a victory stone, that was discovered and says that the Israelites existed back to 1208 B.C.
1. we learn about our faith
2. we grow closer to God, have a relationship with God
3. they give us guidance on how to live our lives
Give three reasons why we read Scripture
Book: Genesis
Characters: Adam and Eve, Satan, Noah, Cain and Abel
Themes: God is Creator; everything God created is good; humans have free will
Name characters (2 on the exam) the books, and the themes of the Early World (in chart)
Book: Genesis
Characters: Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and Joseph
Themes: If you have faith in God, He will watch over and protect you; trust in God and everything will be alright; God always has a plan; God saves
Name characters (2 on the exam) the books, and the themes of the Patriarchs (in chart)
Book: Exodus
Characters: Moses, Israelites, Erin, Pharoah
Themes: With God all things are possible; earthy powers can't have oppression when God wants liberation; God will save His people; God gives us a way to love Him back
Name characters (2 on the exam) the books, and the themes of the Exodus Experience (in chart)
Book: Numbers
Characters: Israelites, Moses, Joshua, Aaron, Miriam
Themes: God still loves us, even when we disobey Him and if you let Him lead you, He will lead you to the promise land, God provides for us
Name characters (2 on the exam) the books, and the themes of the Desert Wanderings (in chart)
Books: Joshua, Judges
Characters: Joshua, Judges, Deborah, Samson, Gideon
Themes:If you listen hard enough God will tell you what to do in your darkest times; miracle warfare, God guides us
Name characters (2 on the exam) the books, and the themes of the Conquest of Land (in chart)
Books: 1, and 2 Samuel
Characters: David, Solomon, Saul, Nathan
Themes: When you are in God's favor, He will always make sure you are taken care of; keep the covenant
Name characters (2 on the exam) the books, and the themes of the United Kingdom (in chart)
Books: 1 and 2 Kings
Characters: Jereboham, Rehabom
Themes: If you do not obey covenants with God He will stop His part of the covenant too; warning of the exile; social injustice; influenced by other nations religions
Name characters (2 on the exam) the books, and the themes of the Divided Kingdom (in chart)
Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, and Joseph
Who are the Patriarchs?
God tells Abraham to move to Canaan and he has to keep God as his one true God, and in return God gave Abraham a son and gave him descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky
Describe God's covenant with Abraham
God saves the Hebrew people from slavery through Moses. During this experience God sends ten plagues to the Egyptians, and Moses parted the Red Sea. God saves his people from slavery and Pharoah. Moses is the man who saves the Hebrew people from Pharoah with the help of God and he recieves the 10 commandments
What happened during the Exodus Experience? What does God save his people from? Who is Moses? (found in Exodus)
You have to have laws, and these laws are the 10 Commandments that help us show our love for God
Why is the Reception of the Law so important? (found in Exodus)
Reception of the Law
when we recieved the 10 commandments
He protects the Israelites because they are not equipped to fight in battles
Why is God portrayed as a Warrior God? (found in Judges)
reference to God helping his people during their skirmishes against other people
What is miracle warfare? (found in judges)
They are both military, spiritual, and political leaders
What is the role of judges? (found in judges)
he was first a warrior with limited success, he was a leader of tribes, the first king of Israel, he became depressed and David played the harp for him, lastly, he was a deeply troubled leader who failed to establish a centralized government
Describe the profile of Saul (found in Kings)
He was one of Jesus' ancestors, he formed a special covenant with God, when he ruled Israel it was as strong as it could be, lastly he became corrupt and commited adultery with another man's wife and then had that man killed
Describe the profile of David (found in Kings)
He was David's son , that asked God for wisdom, eventually became the wisest and richest king there ever was, he built a magnificent temple for God in Jerusalem, becam corrupt and worshipped idols and he lastly started the period of the divided kingdoms
Describe the profile of Solomon (found in Kings)
peer pressure from other people, wanted to be like everyone else
Why do Israelites choose kings? (found in Kings)
They unified the Israelites
What are the overall benefits of the kings? (found in Kings)
They were selfish, they rejected God, they taxed people to pay for their children and thier lavish households, and used the Israelites' sons for military purposes
What are the overall drawbacks of the kings? (found in Kings)
the deliver God's messages
What is the role of a prophet? (found in Prophets)
Samuel and Nathan
Who are examples of Old Testament prophets? (found in Prophets)
Because of David's sorrow after he commited adultery God was so impressed with his sorrow that he promised that the Messiah would come from his line of descendents, and he would be able to retire from the military in exchange for David following his commandments.
Describe God's covenant with David
Truths of Creation
God created man in his image and everything God makes is good, God created free will, and God is creator of everything
Themes: Treat others as you would like to be treated; God is suffering with us and He will comfort us; comfort; faithfulness; hope
Name characters (2 on the exam) the books, and the themes of the Exile