Theology9-1st Semester Final
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Prior to any scripture being passed on a person had to experience...
The people of the Old and New Testament times wanted preserve God's message of salvation therefore they began...
the written tradition
Biblical inerrancy is the doctrine that the books of the Bible are free...
Gnostic refers to the belief that salvation comes from...
The New Testament is called New because...
God sent his only son to initiate a New Covenant
Covenant is a...
Promise and solemn vow
A book written as apocalyptic literature when Christians were being persecuted
Sevens books of poetry and advice
First five books of the Bible; the heart of the Old Testament
Fourteen letters written to teach and to correct practices in the early church communities
Eighteen Old Testament books recording the warnings and promises from God's messengers
Story of Jesus' life and ministry, and the start of the Church
Gospels and Acts
Seven letters written by Christ's Apostles or their disciples to provide teaching in the Church
Sixteen books of religious history-from Joshua through 2 Maccabees
The human authors of the scriptures had full use of...
knowledge and creativity
The processes of how the Bible came to be are...
experience, oral tradition, consistent message
The infallible definition regarding the books included in the canon was declared at the...
Ecumenical Council of Trent
The original languages of the Bible were...
Aramaic, Greek, Hebrew
The principal witnesses to life and the teaching of Jesus are...
The books of the Bible were written...
Years or centuries after the events it describes happened
The four standards a book has to pass to be considered canonical are...
Apostolic origin, universal acceptance of the book, use of language, consistent message with other books
Biblical scholars must be attentive to...
What human authors truly wanted to affirm and what God wanted to reveal to us by their words
An authentic interpretation of the Sacred Scriptures is grounded in...
the Tradition and teachings of the Church
The goals of biblical study are to discover...
meaning, truth, depth
Biblical scholars must study the _____ in which the author lived in order to understand the meaning of Scripture
culture and context
How the people, events, and things in the Bible point to the life, death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ is referred to as...
The _____ investigates "realities and events in terms of their eternal existence"
The _____ refers to the search for what it means to live a just an ethical life
The Catholic Church teaches that faith can coexist with...
history and science
Sacred Tradition refers to the process of...
the process of passing on the Gospel message
_____ is the ultimate author of the Sacred Scripture
Who laid the foundation for modern biblical interpretation?
What book was written by Thomas Aquinas?
What refers to the different levels of meaning found in the scripture?
senses of scripture
Obvious meaning of the text
His Gospel begins with a temple sacrifice
His symbol is the winged human
This Gospel begins with John the Baptist in the desert
His symbol is an eagle
Anything having to do with the study of the person and life of Jesus Christ
The critical interpretation and explanation of a biblical text
The Old Testament contains 5 sections, what are they?
Pentateuch, Historical books, Wisdom books, Prophets
The New Testament contains 5 sections, what are they?
Gospels and Acts, Pauline Letters (Epistles), Catholic Letters, Apocalyptic (Revelation)
How many books are in the Bible?
Natural revelation is found in...
Sacred scripture, the wisdom of the Church Fathers, and teachings of recent Church councils
What is it that God desires most for us?
We know him.
According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, our inner longing for God is written in...
the human heart
We become more fully who God created us to be when we respond to the invitation...
to live in communion with God
To what is God inviting us?
a fulfilled life in our Christian community
The document Gaudium Et Spes, coming out of Vatican Council II, addressed...
the dignity of the human person, the necessity of community in an individualistic world, and humans beings' relationship to the universe
The document Gaudium Et Spes also deals with the sanctity of marriage and family life and...
economic and social justice
What are the roles of the Magisterium?
to interpret, teach and proclaim the Word; the be the minister and servant of the Word; to exhort the Christian faithful to heed God's saving message
What can hinder our ability to fully know God through natural revelation?
the consequences of Original Sin
To present the understanding of revealed truth in a logical and systematic way is the goal of...
Through what four things does God reveal himself to us through?
Our search for happiness and meaning, the Bible, love, creation, thought and reason
Where is the fullest revelation of God found?
What are Thomas Aquinas's five proofs for existence?
First mover, Causality, Contingency, Perfection, Intelligent Being
The first three petitions of the Lord's prayer refer to...
the Glory of God the Father
The three rules of the Evangelical Councils are...
poverty, chastity, and obedience
Rules of Augustine:
Community-must have compassion and love for each other
Rules of Francis:
Poverty and simplicity
Rules of Benedict:
At the heart of salvation history is...
God stops the people from building the Tower of Babel by...
Confusing their speech
Sin that is a serious transgression of a person's relationship with God and neighbors is called...
God alone has revealed to us the central mystery of the Christian faith, which is...
the mystery of the Most Holy Trinity
____ is the passing on of the authority to teach and interpret the Scriptures and Tradition to the bishops.
God chose ____ to speak his message of salvation.
Abraham fathers ______, who will lead God's people, through Sarah
The number of Apostles parallels the...
Twelve Tribes of Israel
The patriarch who represents God's plan to create a people more numerous than the "stars of the sky" is...
What caused Pharaoh to order the enslavement of the Israelites?
He saw the growing number of Israelites as a threat.
How did God respond to the enslavement of his people?
By calling Moses to be his voice of truth and arm of justice
The Ten Commandments are sometimes called...
God changes Jacob's name to...
What term describes a number of people of the Ancient Near East from whom the Israelites descended?
The son of Isaac who symbolizes those descendants of Abraham who will not live directly under the Covenant is...
The brother of Moses whom God asked to assist Moses in confronting Pharaoh?
In the battle accounts and conquests in the Book of Joshua, God is presented as a...
Warrior waging a holy war
The authors of the historical books of the Bible intended to write...
A sacred history that reveals God's plan of salvation
The two Caananite gods of earth and fertility that the Israelites worshipped when they fell away from God were...
Baal and Asherah
Who does God tell to cross the River Jordan into Caanan?
Gideon makes it his mission to destroy the altars of false gods in which he used to believe when he was an _____ man.
The ______ is the promise of a royal dynasty, a line of descendants that will last forever and be fulfilled in the birth of Jesus Christ
What books place God at the center of human experience, giving meaning to the struggles of everyday life.
Who is the prophet of justice?
What was the judges role in society?
To be tribal leaders, military commanders, and challenge Israel to remain faithful to God
How does David model servant leadership?
David recognizes his need for forgiveness and reconciliation and had a humble service to all God's people
Who was the successor to Moses?
What was the Promised Land?
After Joshua's death, the Israelites fall into a cycle of...
Why did the Israelites feel the need for a king?
The Israelites were concerned with the division among the Twelve Tribes
Who was the first king of Israel?
Who was the second king of Israel?
King David ruled with a ___ heart and ___ hand.
Who was the third king of Israel?
Solomon is known for his...(___ of Solomon)
Solomon built what in honor of his father?
the Temple of the Lord