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Religion Ch.2

Ch.2 (12 terms)

Gemtiles term for non-Jews
Abba term of endearment meaning "Daddy" Jesus used this word to teach that God is a loving father
Apocalypse a word meaning "revelation" or "unveiling" to bolster faith by reassuring believers that the current age subject to the forces of evil will end when god intervenes and establishes adivine rule of goodness and peace
pentateuch the name for the first five books of the old teastament genesis exodus leviticus numbers and deuteromy it contains the Law ( torah)
Torah law or divine teaching revealed to judaism it is the foundation of the Jewish religion and is found in the pentate
angels god's messengers angels are created being that possess free will and intelligence but who are pure spirits without bodies
ark of the covenant the portable shrine built to hold the tablets on which moses wrote the law. it was the sign of god's presence to the israelites. kin solomon built the temple in jerusalem to house the ark
sanhedrin the 71member supreme legislative and judicial body of the jewish people. many of its members were sadducees
hasmonean dynasty descendants of the maccabees who ruled in judea after the oustling of the last of the syrians in 141 bc until the establishment of the roman authority in 63bc John hurcanus was the first ruler in this dynasty and ruled until 128 bc
dead sea scrolls ancient scrolls containing the oldest known manuscripts of the books of the old testament in hebrew. they were unearthed newar qumran on the dead sea between 1947-1953
qumran an ancient essene monastery on the northwestern shore of the dead sea.near it were found the ancient dead sea scrolls
christos a symbol of jesus christ
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