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Balmaceda 'Sociology' Chapter 1
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Both a gift from God that can only exist with God's preceding grace and an act of a person's intellect as it assents to the divine truth by command of the will that has been moved by God's grace.
What is characteristic about the church?
She is the place where God continues to share his revelation to the world.
The Church is the place where Jesus Christ, the Son of God, remains present.
The Church has been and remains the bearer of divine life.
True or False: Faith is both communal and personal.
The heritage of faith contained in Sacred scripture and sacred tradition, and that is handed down in the church through the magisterium and proposed as belief for being divinely revealed.
deposit of faith
All of the following are correct about "Faith" EXCEPT?
Faith is contrary to human reason, and may at times contradict human freedom.
True or False: Ekklesia is a community called out of the world by God to live and act in a way that is different from others.
How is the deposit of faith transmitted?
Through the Church.
Through Sacred tradition.
Through Sacred Scripture.
Which Catholic saint had the following to say about the church, "About Jesus Christ and the Church, I simply know they are one thing, and we shouldn't complicate the matter."?
St. Joan of Arc.
True or False: The church is foreshadowed and present in figure at the beginning of the world
Which of the the following is correct about the church?
Your personal faith is deepened and fortified by the faith of the church.
The faith of the church makes it possible for you to do what God calls you to do: to know and love him.
The formal structures of the church help preserve the truths of faith.
True or False: The church is a human institution made up of a community of people and a hierarchical structure
The redemptive Passion, Death, Resurrection, and glorious Ascension of Jesus Christ, through which Jesus not only liberated humans from sin but also gave them new life
The Paschal Mystery
The Catholic Church is rooted in faith in God, who became incarnate in history in the divine person of Jesus of Nazareth. Therefore, which all of the following is correct about the historical presence of Jesus?
In Jesus, people were able to touch, listen to, and speak to God directly.
In Jesus, people came to know God's healing and forgiveness in an immediate way.
In Jesus, God's offer of salvation and fullness of life became a tangible reality.
True or False: In order for you to accept your role in the Body of Christ, the Church, you need to be holy.
True or False: As long as you accept Jesus, the question of whether or not you belong to a church is irrelevant
The history of the catholic church is long and traceable. It has paralleled other major historical periods such as?
The roman empire.
The industrial revolution
The church needs to maintain formal structures that help preserve the essential truths of faith. These structures include all of the following EXCEPT
Works of Charity.
The bishops, in communion with the pope, who are the living and teaching office of the church
Which of the following is correct about the church
sumthing bout transcending
True or False: Christian Faith and participating in the church are two separate things.
What did God do with his chosen people of Israel as they continually broke covenant premises with him?
God never gave up on them or abandoned them.
How is our earthly life permanently linked to the coming of the Kingdom of God?
Through Jesus' death and resurrection
How did the Kingdom of God break into our human history?
Through the Incarnation of Jesus.
True or False: When the time was right, God himself became a member of the Christian church.
Jesus' public ministry is believed to have expanded over a period of how many years?
True or False: We can already in this life experience the fullness of God's kingdom.
During his public ministry Jesus undertook meaningful actions that were oriented to the coming of the Kingdom of God which included all of the following except?
He ascended to heaven and is seated at the right hand of the father.
All of the following are direct consequences of the Incarnation; God becoming man, EXCEPT?
Jesus could now condemned all those who sinned, and start over God's work of creation with his church.
From the creation of the world God has always intended for humans to share in his own divine life. How does God finally achieve this participation?
Through the Church.
True or False: Jesus gave the apostles authority to teach and baptize in his name.
The story of God's action in human history
Jesus 12 specially commissioned disciples.
Kingdom of God
The reign or rule of God
The final judgement of all of humanity when Christ returns to earth.
The partnership between God and humanity that God has established out of his love.
True or False: The church is the summation of all of God's gifts to the world throughout history.
How has God, from the beginning of time, invited man and woman to be cocreators with him?
By giving them dominion over the earth.
By inviting all people throughout to use their own talents to perfect and complete the work of creation.
By inviting them to be caretakers of the world.
True or False: The fullness of God's kingdom will be experienced by all in earth at the moment of the second coming of Christ
True or False: The world was created for the sake of the church.
What did Jesus accomplish when he chose his twelve apostles?
Jesus provided for the basic structure of his churc
True or False: The Church is the culmination of salvation history.
How does God historically prepare the world for the foundation of his church?
By calling the chosen people, the Israelites, to enter into a mutually binding relationship with him
How did Jesus institute the church?
By inaugurating it through his preaching of the Good News of the coming of God's Kingdom.
True or False: The call to be an active participant in the church highlights God's invitation to you to enter into dialogue with the world around you.
True or False: The Divine person of Jesus Christ was the final gift of God to all humanity.
Even after Christ life, suffering, and resurrection God had still more to offer humanity. What is it that he offered?
The Holy Spirit
The event that marks the definitive entrance of Jesus humanity into God's heavenly domain.
From the Greek for 'fiftieth day' a Jewish harvest feast occurring fifty days after Passover, and when the Spirit of God descended upon the Apostles:
The handing on of the teaching, preaching, and office of the apostles to their successors, the bishops, through the laying on of hands.
In the book of Acts, and traditionally in the church, the presence of the Holy Spirit is symbolized by what?
fire and wind
____is often considered the 'Birthday of the ______.
Before Pentecost, the spreading of the Gospel was carried out by one person:
Following Pentecost , evangelization became a collective activity undertaken by an organized collective group:
c. The Apostles
The book of Acts of the Apostles shows us how closely connected Christ is to his what?
The Acts of the Apostles was most probably written by who?
St. Luke the Evangelist.
The heart of the _____News preached by the _____centered on the love of the Father poured out to the world by the gift of his ______.
The Apostles understood that the church herself is the _____ on earth and each _____of the church is a member of that ______.
a. Body of Christ
Core gospel teachings that remain essential for you and all Catholics today include the following EXCEPT:
You should fast frequently.
True or False: The apostles eventually realized that they might not see Jesus' return during their life times.
The Apostles, realizing that the Lord was not coming back anytime soon began to make practical resolutions about the church; this included:
a. Definition of roles within the church.
b.Ways to resolve conflicts that could arise.
c.How to determine the authenticity and inspired nature of the bible.
Why did the church feel compelled to affirm that the authority to teach was given by Christ to his Apostles?
To counteract false witnesses who claimed the authority to teach
Apostolic succession ____ the church against the influx of _____ that are antithetical to_____ .
Since many early Christians were also practicing Jews, how did the structure of the church reflect this most evidently?
Vows of personal poverty, chastity, and obedience to a bishop or superior of a religious community.
True or False: In the early church, disputes arose regarding not only how to evangelize but whom to evangelize.
True or False: Prior to the evangelization of the gentiles, the general religious understanding of the time was that what the gentiles believed and practiced could be reconciled with Jewish belief and practices
Why is the baptism of Cornelius by Peter the Apostle key to early Christianity?
It provided for the impetus to evangelize gentiles.
Which council dealt with resolving the question whether gentiles should be admitted into the early church?
The Council of Jerusalem
All of the following are correct about Saul, the future St. Paul, before his conversion EXCEPT:
He was an Apostle of Jesus.
True or False: Saul, later know as St. Paul, was present during the execution of St. Stephen, the First Christian Martyr
After his conversion, Paul was baptized by which Christian disciple?
Why was Paul an ideal candidate to help bridge the gap of evangelization between gentiles and Jews?
He was learned in the mosaic law and gentile practices.
Before becoming the renown missionary, Paul's profession was one of what
After his conversion, how many official missionary journeys did St. Paul complete?
none of the above (4 journeys)
Why did St. Paul write letters to the early Christian communities that he founded?
a. To stay in touch with them.
b.To offer encouragement.
c.To offer instruction.
All of the following are central theological themes in the letters addressed to the first Christian communities by St. Paul EXCEPT:
God is the first cause of all things, because nothing can cause itself.
True or False: St. Paul's letters have influenced Christian thinking about Jesus Christ more than any other theologian in history
When St. Paul was arrested in Jerusalem after his third missionary journey. He is able to appeal his case to Rome after two years of imprisonment because
He was a Roman citizen.
St. Paul was martyred in Rome around what year?
Because of his missionary efforts throughout the Mediterranean, and the way by which he inspired so many to take the message of Christ as far as Spain. St. Paul is usually referred to as:
apostle to the gentiles
True or False: St. Paul bridged the gulf between Jews and Christians.
True or False: St. Paul ushered an era of courageous evangelization.
Label the following events in the life of St. Paul in the order of their occurrence:
3. Council of Jerusalem.
5. St. Paul's Third Missionary Journey.
6. Arrest and Arrival in Rome.
1. St. Paul's Conversion.
2. St. Paul's First Missionary Journey.
4. St. Paul's Second Missionary Journey.
From the Hebrew for "the chosen one" or "the anointed one" ; the role that Jesus filled
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