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biblical unit test quiz let
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Where did the name "Bible" come from?
The Latin word "biblia" which means "books".
Written by about _______ authors over a period of about _________ years.
Written in: ________________ (modern-day _________), ____________ (modern-day _________), and ___________________ (modern-day _______________).
The Roman Empire
Every book of the Bible is at least slightly ___________.
Some books/verses should be read ____________ (word-for-word)
While others are meant to be read ________________________ (symbolically).
The main goal of the Bible is to teach ___________ about ____________, NOT ______________.
"The Bible is a ______________ _____________ from God to you with your name on it." -Peter Kreeft
"You can sum up the Bible in 2 words: ______________ ______________." -John Eldridge
"The Bible should come with a ______________ ______________." -Peter Kreeft (it will change your life)
"A well-used Bible that is _____________ ___________ usually belongs to a person who _____________."
"Become familiar with the Bible so that it can be your _______________ pointing out the ______________ to follow." -Pope Benedict XVI
Catholic Bibles = ______ OT books + ______ NT books = ______ books total.
Protestant Bibles = ________ OT books + _________ NT books = ________ 66 books total.
Martin Luther (and other Protestant Reformers) took out ________ books of the Bible in the 1500s.
This group of books is commonly called ______________________________________________________________ books and/or __________________________________________________.
The "Deuterocanonicals" (Catholic term)
The "Apocrypha" (Protestant & non-Catholic term).
Tobit, Judith, 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, Wisdom, Sirach, & Baruch.
Way to remember the missing books
The Jumbo Big Mac Will Sicken Boys.
B.C: Before Christ
A.D: Anno Domini
C.: Circa= Approximately/around
History of the WHOLE Bible
Creation Date: unknown.
C. 1250 B.C.
First books of the Bible bring written.
Jesus C. 30 A.D.
Last book of the Bible being written.
C. 100 A.D.
History of the Old Testament
C. 2,000 B.C.
1. Old Testament stories/events happen.
2. "Story time" (oral tradition) told within Jewish communities.
3. Stories & laws written on scrolls. 1250 B.C.
4. Scrolls start to be read in the Jewish Temple.
5. All Old Testament scrolls collected together.
6. Entire Old Testament translated into the "Greek Septuagint." C. 100 B.C.
Jesus C. 30 A.D.
History of the New Testament
1. Jesus C. 30 A.D
2. "Story time" (oral tradition) told by the apostles to everyone they meet. C. 50 A.D.
3. New Testament books written (between C. 50-100 A.D).
4. New Testament books are read during Masses. C. 100 A.D.
5. Gnostic Gospels being written, but rejected by Christians as fake. C. 150-250 A.D.
6. Christians at the council of Hippo officially finalize the Bible (which means no more books will ever be added to the New Testament) 393 A.D.
3 main reasons why some books were rejected:
1. The books were written too many years after the time of Jesus & his apostles.
2. The first Christians never allowed these books to be read at masses.
3. People knew the books contained some heretical (false) teaching about Jesus.
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