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Church History Spring Final Exam Study Guide
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Who is the chief minister of all Sacraments?
The Trinity is one what according to the Catholic Church?
What was the name of the barbarian who settled in Gaul?
Who was the first barbarian leader to convert to Christianity?
What was the single remaining center of civilization in the West during and after the barbarian invasions?
The Byzantine Empire
What is a hermit that is attached to a community of hermits called?
What Italian monastery was Saint Benedict elected abbot of?
What was the name of the room in every monastery where manuscripts were copied by hand by Benedictine monks?
True or False: The Council of Jerusalem was decisive because it allowed Gentiles to convert to Christianity.
True or False: Pope John Paul II asked for forgiveness for the Church's failure to achieve her mission.
True or False: The words of the Nicene Creed were created as Church Fathers fought early heresies.
True or False: The Germanic barbarian tribes became for the Western Church the new gentiles of a new evangelizing era.
True or False: The barbarian invasions strengthened the unity of Western and Eastern Christianities.
True or False: Feudalism was a social system in which serfs served as the quasi-slaves of the warrior class.
True or False: France and Germany were the two 'enemy' countries emerging from the split of Charlemagne's empire.
True or False: Charlemagne was for Western Christendom a 'New Constantine'.
True or False: For Muslims, the doctrine of the homoousios is an insult to Allah's transcendence.
True or False: For Muslims, Jesus is one of the Abrahamic prophets of Islam.
True or False: It took Muslim armies more than 500 years to reach the heart of Europe.
What is the name of a modern 'epistle' sent by the pope to instruct and govern local churches?
What is the name of someone undergoing the process of becoming a Christian?
What is the Greek word meaning 'Mother of God'?
What is the name of an official gathering of bishops under the guidance of the Holy Spirit?
What is the word 'fish' in Greek and an acrostic for 'Jesus Christ, Son of God, Savior'?
What is the name of the successor of an Apostle?
What is the name of someone who write in defense of Christianity?
What is the Greek word meaning 'same substance'?
What is the collection of the saying of the Desert Fathers called?
What is another word for a hermit?
Who was the first Benedictine monk to become pope and wrote "The Life of Benedict"?
Who translated the Bible into Latin?
Who was the Pope that had a relationship with Charles the Great?
Who built the Hagia Sophia?
Who defeated the Muslims armies in two battles?
True or False: The history of the Church exemplifies the Biblical verse: 'Nothing new under the sun.'
True or False: The "Dictatus Papae" resolved caesaropapism by re-affirming that no secular power has authority over the Church's matters.
True or False: The Kabba is located in Jerusalem, on top of Mount Temple.
What is the name for Prayerful meditation of the Scriptures?
He was decisive in 'carving' the term Homoousios.
Athanasius of Alexandria
Who was the patriarch that championed the doctrine of the Hypostatic Union?
Cyril of Alexandria
Who was the first person to use the term "Catholic Church"?
Ignatius of Antioch
Who founded the first Catholic University?
Who called the Council of Chalcedon and saved Europe from destruction?
Who fought against the Ottonian Dynasty's attempt to rule the Church?
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