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5 Matching questions

  1. cynics
  2. Apostle's Creed
  3. covenant
  4. catholic
  5. apostle
  1. a a term meaning "one who is sent"
  2. 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
  3. c a solemn agreement that binds two parties together
  4. d an ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.
  5. e universal, affecting all humankind, adjective used by the early church to refer to whatever universally shared beliefs

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. "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
  3. a Roman form of execution in which the victim was nailed or bound to a wooden cross and left to die
  4. 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
  5. 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

  1. Apocryphaliterally, unwritten words or sayings, term refers to words and sayings of Jesus not contained in the canonical Gospels


  2. autographliterally, unwritten words or sayings, term refers to words and sayings of Jesus not contained in the canonical Gospels


  3. Alexander the Greatthe 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..."


  4. 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)


  5. canonthe 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