Terms in this set (25)
The living transmission of the message of the gospel in the church.
God's self-communication whereby he makes known the mystery of his divine plan. God must fully revealed himself when he sent us his own divine son Jesus Christ
The story of God's saving activity in human history
The official teaching authority of the church
A core Catholic teaching that the son of God took on human flesh in the person of Jesus Christ
A central truth of revelation that Catholics are obligated to believe
Refers to the good news preached by Jesus. The good news of salvation won for us in the person of Jesus Christ. (Good news proclaimed by the church). The four written records of the good news - the gospels of Mathew, Mark, Luke, and John.
A title given to Jesus meaning anointed one. translates the Hebrew word Messiah.
A title for Jesus which translates the Greek word Kurios, which rendered the Hebrew word for God. To call Jesus "Lord" is to call him God.
The core teaching about Jesus Christ as savor and lord.
"covenant" the open ended contract of love between God and human beings. Jesus' death and resurrection sealed God's new covenant of love for all time.
A second-century BC Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible made at Alexandria, Egypt
The climax of Salvation History, the coming of Jesus Christ, the fullness of God's Revelation.
The guidance of the Holy Spirit that enabled the human authors to record faithfully, and without error, what God wanted revealed to us for our beliefs.
A person who proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ. The "Four Evangelists" refers to the authors of the four Gospels: Mathew, mark, Luke, and John.
The official list of inspired books in the Bible. Catholics list forty-six Old Testament books and twenty-seven New Testament books in their canon.
the process of religious instruction and formation in the major elements of the Catholic faith.
Literal Sense of Scripture
The meaning that the human author intended to convey.
Spiritual or fuller sense of scripture
A deeper fuller meaning that God intended in addition to the literal sense. For how this can prefigure something to come.
Protestant vs. Catholic Bible
New Testament same. In Protestant bible 7 fewer books of the old testament
The Gospels of Mathew, Mark, and Luke, which, because of their similarities, can be "seen together" in parallel columns and mutually compared
An abbreviation for Quelle (German for "source"), a common source of sayings of Jesus used by the Evangelists Matthew and Luke in the composition of their Gospels.