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Chapter 8: The Gospel according to Luke
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The seven letters of the New Testament, sometimes called Catholic (i.e., universal), that are addressed to Christians in general rather than to a specific church: James; 1-2 Peter; 1-3, John; Jude.
A term referring to a literary work or aspect of a literary work imitating another (e.g., Luke's presentation of Jesus imitating the Old Testament presentation of Israel).
Mary's lyrical response in Luke 1:46-55 to Elizabeth's prophetic blessing, a song of praise rich with theological tones and foreshadowing. The Magnificat developed as a very important part of Christian worship, used in many parts of the church's various liturgies.
A statement of faith, used by many churches of the Western tradition, first introduced in the eighth century.
An early heresy, beginning in the second century with Marcion, that creates a duality between the evil physical world and the good spiritual world (similar to Gnosticism) and also differentiates between the God of the Old Testament and the God of the New Testament. Marcion created his own canon, denying the entire Old Testament, using his own Gospel (similar to Luke's Gospel), and using only Pauline Epistles.
An early and varying heresy normally centering on a stark duality between the evil physical world and the good spiritual world, as well as presenting salvation as being found only through special "knowledge" (gnōsis).
The Greco-Roman cultural practice of judging someone's character based on their physical features.
Followers of an early heresy, similar to Donatism, taught by Novation beginning in the third century that held a rigorous, purist view of the church, denying communion for anyone who had denied Christ or offered a pagan ritual sacrifice.
Followers of an early heresy, similar to Novationism, beginning in the fourth century that held a rigorous, purist view of the church, denying the validity of the sacraments as administered by those who had denied Christ by giving into persecution.
A Hebrew term meaning "story" or "telling." One of the two forms of Midrash, it also appears in the Passover Haggadah, the liturgy meatn to set forth the order and meaning of the Passover meal.
The AD 381 revision of the original AD 325 Nicene Creed, affirming orthodox, trinitarian theology.
The story of Jesus ascending into the clouds in front of his disciples as his last time physically on earth (Luke 24:40-53; John 20:17; Acts 1:6-11; Rom. 8:34; Col. 3:1; 1 Pet. 3:22).
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