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Sem 1 Unit 2 Relig


virtue Habitual and firm disposition to do good
cardinal virtues The “hinge” virtues from which all other virtues come – prudence, justice, fortitude, temperance
theological virtues Three important virtues bestowed on us at Baptism that relate us to God; faith, hope, charity
revelation The way God communicates his knowledge to humankind
religion The relationship between God and humans that results in a body of beliefs and a set of practices
ecumenical council A worldwide official assembly of the bishops under the direction of the Pope
faith personal belief in God
magisterium The official teaching authority of the Church
catechism of the catholic church A compendium on Catholic doctrine of faith and morals published in 1992 that serves Catholic which serves as “a norm for teaching the church” and “an authentic reference text”
agnostic People that claim God’s existence cannot be known
atheist Person that denies the existence of God
deist The belief that God created the universe but that he takes no further interest in it
theist belief in the existence in a divine reality
monotheism belief in only one god
polytheism belief in more than one god
covenant open ended contract of love between god and humans
divine revelation an insight or foresight purposely revealed by a deity; revelation given by God or his prophets to spiritually gifted persons
dogma a central truth of revelation that catholics are obliged to believe
sacred scripture the word of god written under the inspiration of the holy spirit
sacred tradition the living transmission of the church's gospel message found in the church's teaching, life, and worship
trinity god the father, son, and holy spirit
apostles one sent to be christs ambassador and continue his work
inerrant free from error; infalliable
abba father
original sin the fallen state of human nature to which all humans are born
concupiscence an inclination to commit sin that can be found in human desires and appetites as a result of original sin
incarnation the dogma that gods eternal son assumed a human nature and became man in jesus christ to save us from our sins
gospel good news
annunciation the announcement of the incarnation by the angel gabriel to mary
messiah promised and expected deliverer of the jewish people from sin
parousia the second coming of christ when the lord will judge the living and the dead
paraclete another name for the holy spirit means advocate, defender, consoler
grace god's gidt of friendship and life that enables us to share his life and love
justification The Holy Spirit’s gift that cleanses us from our sins through faith in Jesus Christ and Baptism; sanctifies us in the depth of our being
Created by: faithpreston



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