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5 Matching questions

  1. antinomianism
  2. Council of Jamnia
  3. allegory
  4. crucifixion
  5. apostle
  1. a a term meaning "one who is sent"
  2. b the group of rabbinical scholars who settled in the costal town of Jamnia shortly before the fall of Jerusalem in A.D. 70 and helped to standardized the Jewish region
  3. c a story whose details or actions illustrate or tell about something quite different, each element of an allegory possesses its own distinct meaning
  4. d the belief that the Christian who has been freed by Christ has no ethical or moral obligations
  5. e a Roman form of execution in which the victim was nailed or bound to a wooden cross and left to die

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.
  2. an apocalyptic figure, the archenemy of Christ, who will appear shortly before the parousia to wage war against the friends of Christ
  3. the scientific study of ancient cultures on the basis of their remains, such as fossil relics, artifacts, monuments, pottery, and buildings
  4. the original manuscript of literary text, from a Greek word meaning "the writing itself"
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. A.D.abbreviation of the Latin Anno Domini, which means "in the year of our Lord" Alternatively, one may speak of C.E. (common era)


  2. cosmosa term originally applied to a measuring reed, later used of books or writings that became authoritative for early Christians


  3. authenticthe term is applied to writings that are believed to have been written by the person to whom they are traditionally attributed


  4. charismathe community of believers in Jesus Christ, the term is used of individual congregations and of the entire fellowship of Christians


  5. cultshortened form of cultus deorum, a Latin phrase that means "care of the gods", used of any set of religious practices of worship