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Religion Midterm

What is biblical criticism? Using one’s critical faculties (your mind) with the Bible
What is a covenant? an agreement or promise
What is a crozier? 4. A staff with a crook or cross at the end, carried by or before an abbot, bishop, or archbishop as a symbol of office.
What is an ascetic? 5. a person who dedicates his or her life to a pursuit of contemplative ideals and practices extreme self-denial or self-mortification for religious reasons; (in the early Christian church) a monk; hermit.
What does the term "monastic" mean? of or relating to monasteries or to monks or nuns
What was Francis’ last name? Bernardone
What was Francis’ father’s first name? Pietro
What did his Francis’ do for a living? He was a cloth merchant.
What was Francis’ mother’s name? Donna Pica
Why did the people of Assisi call Francis, “King of Song?” Francis knew versus of many current songs by heart, and he would stroll through the streets serenading girls.
What was the name of the abandoned chapel that was refurbished by St. Francis? San Damiano
What are the names of the first three men to follow Francis? Bernard, Peter, Giles
What was the pope’s name? Pope Innocent III
Who was Francis’ first woman follower? Clare Favarone
What are Clare’s followers called today? Poor Clares
What did Francis pray for on Mount LaVerna? To feel the suffering that Jesus Christ did, and to feel the excess of love Jesus Christ had for everyone else.
What is the name of the song Francis wrote while he was sick? Canticle of Brother Sun
What are the three groups of people that admire St. Francis today? Environmentalists, Social Activists, & Franciscans
How many creation stories are in the book of Genesis? 2
What year was the Buffalo Academy of the Sacred Heart was founded? 1877
SHA was founded by which order of sisters? Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity
Christus Super Omnia stands for… Christ Above All
How many testaments are in the Bible? 2
The patriarchs of the Old Testament are… Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
What does “Anno Domini” mean? In the Year of Our Lord
How many “Tribes of Israel” are there? 12
Who is Joseph’s full brother from Rachel? Benjamin
What number occurs most frequently in the book of Genesis? 7
The four writing sources of the Old Testament are… Yahwist, Elohist, Priestly, and Deuteronomist
What are the books of the Pentateuch? Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Deuteronomy, Numbers
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