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2.2 Vocabulary

Crusades Nine armed expeditions by Christians intended to drive the Muslims out of the Holy Land & reunite Christians of East and West.
Scripture Literally, "writings." Term used to refer to those books which have been determined by Church to be the Word of God & normative for faith & morals.
Religious syncretism The attempt to reconcile or blend the beliefs & practices of various religions into one.
Sadducees Religious group of Jews in Jesus' day. Religiously conservative, they rejected all religious teaching not from the Torah, including belief in the resurrection of the dead. Accepted many elements of Roman culture.
Pharisees One of the four religious groups of Jews in Jesus' day. Faith based on scripture & Jewish oral tradition. Believed faith should shape everyday life. Concerned with making Judaism relevant under Roman rule.
Essenes Strictest of the four Jewish groups of Jesus' day. Lived celibately, interpreted every law in strictest way possible & separated themselves from all who did not live as they did.
Zealots Jews living in Jesus' time who believed that God called them to overthrow the Roman government.
Gentiles A term for non-Jews.
Apostasy A total denial of Christ and a disavowal of the Christian faith.
Purgatory Final purification of all who die in God's grace & friendship but remain imperfectly purified. Final cleansing of all sin & of all consequences of sin.
feudalism Governing system which prevailed in Europe in the Middle Ages in which a superior or lord granted land to a vassal in return for services (primarily military) of that vassal.
Protestant Reformation An effort to reform the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century which led to the separation of large numbers of Christians from communion with Rome & with each other.
Council of Trent The sixteenth century ecumenical council held in response to the challenges of the Protestant reformation. It clearly outlined Catholic doctrine on authority, sin and justification, & the role of Mary and the saints.
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