5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Apostle's Creed
- a a term meaning "one who is sent"
- b Greco-Roman philosophers, commonly portrayed as street preachers who harangued their audiences and urged them to find true freedom by being liberated from all social conventions
- c a solemn agreement that binds two parties together
- d an ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.
- e universal, affecting all humankind, adjective used by the early church to refer to whatever universally shared beliefs
5 Multiple choice questions
- a collection of second-century non canonical writings, such as the letters of Ignatius, that do not claim apostolic authorship but were generally accepted as representing apostolic faith
- "gift of grace" the term came to be used in the early church for the various gifts of the Spirit, such as wisdom, knowledge, faith, healing, and speaking in tongues
- a Roman form of execution in which the victim was nailed or bound to a wooden cross and left to die
- an uncovering or revelation (e.g., the Apocalypse or Revelation to John), applied to a type of literature that is pessimistic about humanity's possibilities and hence discloses God's plan for the last days
- James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1,2, and 3 John, and Jude. These seven letters are supposedly "general" in destination and in character and hence Catholic
5 True/False questions
Apocrypha → literally, unwritten words or sayings, term refers to words and sayings of Jesus not contained in the canonical Gospels
autograph → literally, unwritten words or sayings, term refers to words and sayings of Jesus not contained in the canonical Gospels
Alexander the Great → the six contrasts with ancient teaching that Jesus proclaims in the Sermon on the Mount (matt. 5:21-48) in the anithetical form, "You have heard...But I say to you..."
B.C. → abbreviation of the Latin Anno Domini, which means "in the year of our Lord" Alternatively, one may speak of C.E. (common era)
canon → the transliteration of a Greek word that in turn transliterates a Hebrew word and is either a solemn confirmation of what has been said or a response of assent to words of another