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Intro to the bible

terms for bible quiz- grade 9

TermDefinition
bible from greek word "bibia", which means books. Its our sacred book
Gospel 4 books in the new testament: matthew, mark, luke and john.
Psalm means "poems that are sung"
Proverb pieces of wisdom. meant to give advice to people about how to live their lives
scripture means "sacred writings" contained in the bible
testament means "agreement" its our agreement to god to follow him and his teachings
literalist a person who reads and interprets the bible "word for word". they take everything in the bible as undeniable truth
contextualist a person who reads and interprets the bible by applying its words to our context situations and a back ground
christ "christos" which means "anointed one" this is not jesus' proper last name
disciple "disciples" which means "student". we use this term to denote the followers of jesus
apostle the disciples who were closest to jesus. There were 12 original apostles
resurrection rising of jesus from the dead after his death on Good Friday. A glorious mystery. Single most important event that defines christianity
prophet a person who proclaims a message from God.
patriarch founding father of the hebrew people in the bible.
covenant a binding agreement made between two or more parties
clergy the religious leaders who teaches and facilitate the ritual;s of christianity
A.D. "Anno Domini" used to represent the period of time since jesus' birth
B.C. "Before Christ" used to represent the period of time before jesus' death
C.E. "Common Era" the term that is now used to represent the period of time since jesus' birth
B.C.E. "Before Common Era" now used to represent the period of time before jesus' birth
NRSV New revised standard version
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