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Religion Section 1

The time before the invention of writing and recording of historical data. Primeval history
The scientific study of the material remains of past human life. Archaeology
A literary form that uses symbolic imagles,stories, and names to point to a deeper truth. Figurative Language
Different kinds of writing determined by their literary technique, content, tone and purpose Literary forms
Refers to the process of passing on the Gospel message. Tradition
Based on a word meaning "messenger," a personal and immortal creature with intelligence and free will who constantly glorifies God and serves as a messenger of God to carry out His saving plan. Angles
Our spiritual principle, it is immortal, and it is what makes us most like God. It is created by God. It is the seat of human consciousness and freedom. Soul
The originsl state of human beings in their relationship with God, sharing in the divine life in full comunion with him. Original Holiness
Attributing human characteristics to something that is not human. Anthropomorphic
The state of complete harmony of our first parents with themselves, with each other, and with all creation. Original Justice
Also called the Fall from Grace, the biblical Revelation about the origins of sin and evil in the world. The fall
A story that explains somethings cause or origin. Etiology
1. the sin of the first human beings who disobeyed God's command by choosing their own will 2.) the fallen state of human nature that affects every person born into the world. Original Sin
The tendency of all human beings toward sin, as a result of Original Sin. Concupiscence
The fallen angel or spirit of evil who is the enemy of God and a continuing instigator of temptation and sin in the world. Satan
The second coming of Christ at the end of time, fully realizing God's plan and the glorification of humanity. Parousia
A form of biblical interpretation that considers the explicit meaning of the text. It lays the foundation for all other senses of the Scriptures. Literal Sense
A form of Biblical interpreation that goes beyond the literal sense to consider what the realities and events of the scriptures signify and mean for salvation. Spiritual sense
To kill one's own brother or sister. Fratricide
The period of Israelite captivity in Babylon after the destruction of Jerusalem. The Exile
The work of Salvation accomplished by Jesus Christ mainly through his life, Passion, death, Resurrection, and Ascension. Paschal Mystery
The belief in many gods. Polytheism
The father or leader of a tribe, clan, or tradition. Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob were the patriarchs of the Israelite people. Patriarch
God's breaking into the human dimension so an individuals and communitys understanding of God is deepened or changed. Theophany
A Hebrew word meaning "law," referring to the first five books of the Old Testament. Torah
A sacred chest that housed the tablets of the Ten Commandments. It was placed within the sanctuary where God would come and dwell. Ark of the Covenant
An alliance of tribes or nations with no central authority. Confederation
A government or a state headed by a single person, lie a king or queen. In the Bible it refers to the period of time when the Israelites existed as an independent nation. Monarchy
__________ foretold punishment for Israel’s sins and promised that God would write a new covenant on their hearts. Jeremiah
__________ warned of punishment of Israel’s sins and promised the coming of a messiah Ezekiel
___________ criticized idolatry, empty sacrifice, human pride, and cruelty to the poor and foretold Israel’s immanent collapse. He also promised that God would save Israel and spoke of a suffering servant. Isaiah
The free and undeserved gift of God's loving and actice presence in our lives, empowering us to respond to his call and to live as his adopted sons and daughters. This restores our loving communion with the Holy Trinity, lost through sin. Grace
Facts obtained and accessible through the scientific method. Scientific Truth
Infernam regions in Greek mythology, mentioned in Second Peter 2:4 Tartarus
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