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Chapter 1 Jesus Christ

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transcendence
the teaching that god, by nature is beyond this world and beyond the comprehension of human beings
immanence
a trait of God which refers to God's intimate union with and total presence to his creation, whereby he upholds and sustains all creation in their being
atheist
a person who denies the existence of God
agnostic
a person who asserts that he or she does not know whether there is a god or not
Divine Revelation
The gift of God's self-revelation by which he makes know the mystery of his divine plan
Salvation History
the account of God's saving activity and intervention on behalf of humanity
Covenant
A solemn agreement or contract of love between God and his people
YHWH
I am who am
Magisterium
teaching authority of the church
Deposit of faith
The body of saving truths and the core beliefs of Catholicism that are faithfully preserved by the magisterium
sacred scripture
the inspired word of god
canon of the bible
official list of inspired books
sacred tradition
the living transmission of the catholic faith through the teaching life and worship of the church
dogma
a central truth that catholics are obliged to believe
virtue
moral excellence and righteousness
faith
one of the theological virtues
religion
a set of beliefs values and practices that binds believers in a relationship with god and with other believers
Body of christ
otherwise known as eucharist