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  1. Council of Jamnia
  2. Epistle of Aristeas
  3. cosmos
  4. church
  5. charisma
  1. a "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
  2. b a pre-Christian, Jewish pseudepigraphical writing that presents a legend account of the translation of the Hebrew Bible in to Greek in Alexandria, Egypt
  3. c the community of believers in Jesus Christ, the term is used of individual congregations and of the entire fellowship of Christians
  4. d the world or universe, a Greek term frequently used in ancient philosophical discussion; in the New Testament it often takes a negative sense
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the original manuscript of literary text, from a Greek word meaning "the writing itself"
  2. the intimate, familiar Aramaic word for father. In the normal piety of the first-century Judaism this form of address was too intimate to be used of God
  3. noncanonical books such as the Gospel of Peter that claim apostolic authorship, but were known in antiquity to be in authentic
  4. the aspect of Christian thought concerned specifically with the revelation of God in Jesus Christ
  5. an ancient Christian creed expressing belief in God the Father, Son, and Spirit, the church, and the resurrection of the dead.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. catholicuniversal, affecting all humankind, adjective used by the early church to refer to whatever universally shared beliefs

          

  3. Apocryphathe fourteen books of the Septuagint not found in the Old Testament; usually it is a part of the Catholic Bible but not the Protestant Bible

          

  4. Apocalypticisman 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. apocalypsean 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