5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a universal, affecting all humankind, adjective used by the early church to refer to whatever universally shared beliefs
- b the abbreviation of "before Christ"
- c 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
- d the view that Jesus was not divine, but a flesh-and-blood human being who was adopted at baptism to be God's son
- e literally, unwritten words or sayings, term refers to words and sayings of Jesus not contained in the canonical Gospels
5 Multiple choice questions
- the world or universe, a Greek term frequently used in ancient philosophical discussion; in the New Testament it often takes a negative sense
- Semitic language of Palestine during the time of Jesus
- 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
- a term originally applied to a measuring reed, later used of books or writings that became authoritative for early Christians
- the term is applied to writings that are believed to have been written by the person to whom they are traditionally attributed
5 True/False questions
Christology → a reasoned explanation and justification of one's beliefs and/or practices, from a Greek word meaning "defense"
Alexander the Great → the Macedonian military leader (356-323 B.C.E.) whose armies conquered much of the Eastern Mediterranean and was responsible for the spread of Hellenism
Apocryphal New Testament → noncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic
cult → shortened form of cultus deorum, a Latin phrase that means "care of the gods", used of any set of religious practices of worship
allegory → a reasoned explanation and justification of one's beliefs and/or practices, from a Greek word meaning "defense"