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5 Matching questions

  1. antitheses
  2. Apostolic Fathers
  3. Apostle's Creed
  4. Apocalypticism
  5. Agrapha
  1. a an ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.
  2. b 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
  3. c literally, unwritten words or sayings, term refers to words and sayings of Jesus not contained in the canonical Gospels
  4. d a worldview held by many ancient Jews and Christians that maintained that the present age is controlled by forces of evil, but that these will be destroyed at the end of time when God intervenes in history to bring in His Kingdom
  5. e 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..."

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. a story whose details or actions illustrate or tell about something quite different, each element of an allegory possesses its own distinct meaning
  4. noncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. baptismthe act or sacrament of immersion into water by which a person was received into the early Christian church


  4. A.D.the abbreviation of "before Christ"


  5. archaeologya reasoned explanation and justification of one's beliefs and/or practices, from a Greek word meaning "defense"