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religion exam (Messina)

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the ban
what it was called when after Jericho falls, the Israelites destroy everything in the city
Joshua
assumes leadership of Israel after Moses dies
Rahab
made her living being a prostitute
West Point
Joshua's statue is located at this U.S. Military Academy hall of fame
Gideon
this judge was the most insignificant person in his own family
Jephthah
this person vowed that if he won in battle, he would sacrifice whoever came first to meet him on his return
Ruth
this person decided to stay with Naomi
Philistines
this group was a sea peoples who invaded the eastern coastland of the Mediterranean and were a constant rival with the Israelites
Temple of Dagon
this is what Samson destroys
Boaz
marries Ruth
shofet
Hebrew word for a judge
Deborah
the judge that was both a prophetess and a judge
Sisera
this person dies by getting nailed to a wall
Jael
the person who killed Sisera
Amos
the first prophet to have his sayings recorded in written form
Hosea
the prophet who acted out his message in his life as much as he preached it, marrying a "harlot" because the Israelites had turned from Yahweh, naming his children for the sins he saw in Israel
Assyrians
invaded Israel
Moses
the first prophet
Nahum
name means comfort and he told his prophecy to Assyria
Obadiah
was from Edom, his name means Servant of Yahweh, and he spoke to the Edomites
Baruch
was a disciple of Jeremiah and he prophesized about the return of the Canaanites
Joel
his main message referred to the disaster of the locust and his father was Pethuel
Zephaniah
name means Yahweh hidden
Jonah
the only minor prophet that Jesus spoke about, was swallowed by a great fish, was in the fish for 3 days, his father was Amittai, and he was sent to Nineveh
Habakkuk
he is most famous for bringing Daniel food in the lion den and his name means to wrestle
Haggai
his sole message was to free the temple
Malachi
his name means my messenger
Cyrus and the Persians
assumed power in the area with the end of the Babylonian Empire
Inarus Revolt
an Egyptian revolt against the Persians in 460 that had Greek support
Galilee
Jesus' main region of preaching
Judea
Jerusalem, Bethany, Bethlehem, and Jericho are all located in this region
Greek
common language throughout the Roman empire and the language the Gospels were written in
synagogue
from a Greek word meaning assembly
Jerusalem
where the Temple was located
Passover
this feast is the most important feast because it celebrates the Chosen People's liberation from Egypt
Pentecost
this feast is held 50 days after Passover- celebrated Yahweh's giving of the Law of Moses, the Sinai covenant
tabernacles
this feast is the fall harvest celebration- recall the time that Jews spent in the wilderness
Sadduccees
these people were mainly priests and aristocrats who cared for Temple practices and worship
Pharisees
these people believed in strict observance of the Law and actively pursued holiness
Essences
these people lived strict, pure lives believing that they would be on Yahweh's side when the great day would come
Zealots
these people were an organized revolutionary faction that despised Roman rule
women
these people had a lowly position in Palestine
Canon of the Bible
the official list of books that is considered inspired
St. Paul's Letters
the earliest New Testament writings
synoptic Gospels
the Gospels that are seen together
Father Osuna
the priest who was arrested twice and tortured and killed
Father Grande
Romero's priest friend who was shot while driving in his car with the old man and kids
Arista
woman who's husband was captured and killed
Lucia
young woman who was taken from her home and later shot at the land fill
El Salvador
country where the events in the Romero movie were taking place
Lt. Colunna
army lieutenant who sees Romero at the party and orders the bus to be shot at the beginning of the film
Nero
the emperor who blamed the Christains for the fire in Rome and then persecutes them
Centorion
sees Jesus as the Son of God at the end of Mark's Gospel
lion
symbol for the evangelist Mark
Elijah
the prophet who Mark compares John the Baptist to
the Messianic secret
what Mark refers to Jesus wanting his identity as Messiah to be kept hidden because people would misunderstand his true identity as the suffering servant
Gehenna
the Hebrew term which means hell
parable
a short story drawn from ordinary life that makes a comparison with a religious message
Beelzubul
the Hebrew term which means the devil