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Religion Final

Creation 1-light/darkness 2-water/sky 3-land/sea 4-sun/moon 5-fish/birds 6-animals/humans
First creation story priestly writers;humans created last
Second creation story Yahwist writers; detailed; humans important
Old Testament Covenant is through Moses and for the Israelites; 46 books
Revelation Visions to John about the future
Pentateuch first 5 books of the OT
Adam and Eve First humans created; committed first sin
Oral Tradition passed down orally
Abraham scriptures first ancestor
Covenant promise through God
Joseph youngest of Jacobs's sons
Circumcision removal of the foreskin; covenant
Exodus departure;tells how God led the Israelites out of a life of hardship and slavery in Egypt. God made a covenant with them and gave them the Law to order their lives.
Passover celebrates exodus of israelites from egypt
Mt. Sinai where 10 commandments were given to Moses
Ark of the Covenant Ark built at the command of God
Joshua Leader of israelites after Moses' death; lead people into the promised land
Samuel eli raised him to be a judge; god speaks to him while sleeping
Saul first king appointed by samuel; great military leader
Psalms 150 poems written by David
David shepherd and played harp
Solomon Asks for gift of wisdom; wrote proverbs, the song of songs and maybe the book of wisdom; love of foreign women
Jerusalem holy land
Ezekiel ate scroll
Hosea prophet who married a future prostitute
Elijah Chariot of fire
Babylonian exile jews were captives in babylon
Jeremiah presents prophecy of the coming messiah
New Testament through Jesus and for all people; 27 books
Gospel writers yahwist and priestly
Gospels describes life, death, and the resurrection of Jesus
Palestine refers specifically to the southwestern coastal area of Israel occupied by the Philistines
Emmanuel name supposed to be given to the messiah
Matthew was written by a jewish scribe
Matthew was written in 70-80 AD
What part of the infancy narrative is only found in Matthew? The angel appearing to Joseph
What audience was Matthew written for? Jewish Christians
Luke was written in 70-80 AD in Greece
Author of Luke Doctor and follower of Paul
Audience of Luke poor farmers in Greece
Theme of Luke Jesus came for all people
Luke is known as the gospel of.. women
Unlike other gospels, luke does not end with... Jesus' resurrection
Luke focuses on the idea that Jesus came for all people and that everyone should be judged on their merits
Shepherds see Jesus first as a baby
Apostles 12 Apostles
Temptation in the Desert devil tempts Jesus in the desert
Parables short moral stories
Beatitudes blessings from Jesus recorded in the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew and the Sermon on the Plain in Luke
Miracles demonstrations of power
Jewish Sanhedrin assembly of twenty-three judges appointed in every city in Israel
Paschal Mystery suffering, death, resurrection and glorification of Jesus
Pilate ordered Jesus' crucifixion
Mary Jesus' mother
Acts of the Apostles was written by Luke
Acts of the Apostles was written in 70-80 AD
Acts of the Apostles focuses on The ministry of the Apostles and the development of the church
Stephen first christian martyr; stoned to death for being a Christian
Deacons 7 servants
Paul wrote 13 letters
Council or Jerusalem Paul fought for the rights of gentile Christians
Parousia Second coming of the Lord to judge the world
Apocalyptic God controls history and the outcome of events, not the present evil rulers or forces of evil
Lamb of God Jesus
Peter First gentile to convert to Christianity angel appears to him after appearing to Cornelius
The Vatican Where the Pope is
3 major divisions within Christianity orthodox, protestant, catholic
Thomas "doubting thomas"
Abba means father
Barabbas Jewish prisoner set free instead of Jesus during the Passover festival
Eschatology The study of final things
James Becomes the Bishop of Jerusalem which is the center of their ministry
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