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Arts and Humanities
theology chapter 3
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When was Jesus likely born?
What is "the crowning truth of our faith in Christ?"
what is the primary source of our knowledge about Jesus Christ?
give the approximate dates for the writing of the four gospels
Mark- 70 AD
Matthew- 80-85 AD
Luke- 85 AD
John- 90-100 AD
contrast the beginnings of Mark's and John's gospels
Mark begins with a reference to a prophecy from Isaiah regarding a messenger rent to prepare the Messiah's way. John begins by referring back to the creation and the Divine Word of God (Jesus) at work form the beginning
list elements that the infancy narratives in Matthew and Luke have in common
used the infancy narrative, the angel foretold the birth of Jesus, Jesus is Emmanuel (the Son of God), Jesus was born of the Virgin Mary, Joseph was Jesus's foster and legal father, Jesus was born in Bethlehem
discuss how 3 Old testament prophecies are fulfilled in Matthew's infancy anrrative
Isaiah- virgin bearing a son, Emmanuel
Hosea- the Messiah being called out of Egypt
Jeremiah 31:15- prophetic statements concerning Nazareth
discuss 2 things that Jesus's genealogy in Matthew's gospel reveals about him
Jesus's connection with Abraham who is the Father of the Jews, his connection with David from whom the Messiah was to come, he was from several cheaters and liars, and several women
How is St. Joseph like the Old Testament patriarch of the same name?
Both the Joseph of the Old Testament and the Joseph of the New Testament received messages in dreams and saved their families in Egypt
What is the meaning of the name Jesus?
How is Jesus the new Moses?
Jesus is the new Moses because he is the new lawgiver: Moses on Mount Sinai and Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Both also had close calls with death, but were forced to flee for their lives.
What Old Testament event is recalled in the Holy Family's return to Nazareth from Egypt?
What sources did Luke use in the writing of his Gospel?
Luke drew on Mark, on Q (Quelle) and on a source called "L"
It means "beloved of God." He may have been a Christian convert or Luke's patron, but could have been a symbolic name for anyone reading the gospel.
What can we learn from Mary's response to Gabriel's announcement that she was to be the Mother of God?
humility, faith, obedience
What is evidence that Jesus was born in humility and poverty?
He was born in a stable, he was wrapped as an infant in swaddling, shepherds were the first to see him, his parents offered turtle doves at his circumcision (the offering of a poor person)
What is the meaning of Jesus's circumcision and Presentation in the temple?
Jesus's circumcision signified his incorporation into the Jewish people and prefigures submission to the Law and Jewish worship (also prefigures Baptism), the presentation was an acknowledgement of his consecration to God (recalling the first Passover)
Identify Simeon and Anna
Both were prophets who rejected Jesus as the Messiah during his presentation at the Temple. Simeon also foresaw Jesus's mission.
What is the significance of Jesus's experience at the Temple at age 12?
It prefigured the future when he would confound the religious authorities with his teaching, and it showed that he was beginning to recognize his mission, which would be accomplished in Jerusalem
According to John's Gospel, what role did the Word of God play in creation?
the Word was a creating word, the Word was Jesus, and Jesus was at the creation
Discuss at least three reasons for God becoming man in Jesus Christ
God became man to reconcile us with God, that we might know God's love, to model holiness, and to make us partakers in the Divine nature.
What was the main criterion the Evangelists used in including certain details of Christ's life in the writing of their Gospels?
to help readers come to believe
Why is everything in the life of Christ significant?
it all reveals the Father
what is significant about John the Baptist baptizing in the Jordan River?
the Jordan River was a symbol of Jewish freedom, passing through those waters showed that those being baptized were willing to follow the path of their ancestors in faith and obey God's will for them
What were the three events that took place at Jesus's Baptism? What did each mean?
the heavens open- God has come among us in the person and mission of Jesus
a dove descends- the Holy Spirit is with Jesus
a voice from heaven- fulfills the prophecies regarding the coming of the Messiah and declares Jesus' Divine Sonship
What theological truths are revealed at Jesus's baptism?
Jesus's baptism reveals the following theological truths:
- It shows Jesus' submission to the will of the Father
- It foreshadows Jesus' Passion and Death
- It serves as a model for our Batptism
What happens when Christians receive the sacrament of Baptism?
Our Baptism empowers us to share in Jesus's healing and reconciling mission as well to become part of the Catholic Church through rebirth in the Holy Spirit. Like Jesus, we become beloved son and daughters of the Father.
How do Jesus's temptations reveal him as the New Israel and the New Adam?
Jesus' resistance is in contrast to the desert actions of the Israelites who gave into temptation, thus making him the New Israel. Likewise, unlike our first parents, Jesus ignored the enticements of the devil and did not try to play God, thus, he is the New Adam
Define Kingdom of God.
The Kingdom of God refers to the process of God renewing all things through Christ
What did Jesus proclaim in the synagogue in Nazareth? Why did people reject him?
Jesus said he was the fulfillment of Isaiah's prophecy of the coming of the Messiah. His fellow townsfolk found it impossible to believe that someone from their hometown could be the Messiah, so they thought that Jesus was a blasphemer and lunatic
Explain three ways the prophecy of Isaiah quoted in Luke 4:18-19 applies to Jesus Christ?
reference to the Spirit, anointing, service to the poor, curing the blind, and freedom from sin
What does Jesus tell Nathanael that he will witness? What does it mean?
Jesus tells Nathaniel that he will see the sky open up and angels descending and ascending. This refers to the coming of the Kingdom of God
What is the meaning of the miracle at Cana?
Cana declares that Jesus is the Messiah who comes to unite and bring great joy to all people. It was also a precursor to three sacraments: Baptism, Eucharist, and Matrimony
Summarize John the Baptist's testimony about Jesus
John the Baptist calls Jesus the "Lamb of God," referring to the Paschal Lamb whose blood was shed to save the people. This is precisely what the Messiah would do by dying on the Cross.
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