Religion Mid Term

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  1. Firm attitudes, stable dispositions, habitual perfection of intellect and will that govern our actions
    virtues
  2. The bishops chosen by the Apostles to secceed them were headed by the Bishop of _____.
    Rome
  3. A library of divinely inspired writings
    Bible
  4. Jesus nicknamed him "Rock" to indicate that he would be the foundation of his Church
    Peter
  5. He said: "Our heart is restless until it rests in you."
    Augustine
  6. The _____ argument for God's existence observes that "nothing" cannot create "something"
    cosmological
  7. God made a covenant with him promising never again to destroy the earth with a flood
    Noah
  8. We all recognize that in the world there are degrees of perfection therefore there must be a Supreme _____
    model
  9. Sacred _____is the written record of Divine Revelation
    Scriptures
  10. The only source of every good and of all love
    God
  11. He was sent as the final prophet to prepare the way for Jesus' public ministry
    John
  12. This type of revelation comes through our human faculties
    natural
  13. The word Jews substituted for God's name
    Adonai
  14. The name God revealed on Mt. Sinai
    YHWH
  15. The belief that God's existence cannot be known
    Agnosticism
  16. An indifference to religion and belief
    secularism
  17. Sacred _____ is the living transmission of the Church's gospel message
    tradition
  18. God created us to share his own blessed _____
    life
  19. A central truth of Revelation
    dogma
  20. Jesus turned over revelation to them after he ascended to Heaven
    apostles
  21. An attribute of God that he is everywhere, unlimited, and all powerful
    omnipotent
  22. This type of sin describes the fallen state of human nature into which all generations of people are born
    original
  23. The land God promised the Israelites
    Canaan
  24. In beauty and _____ God gives us a taste of Heaven on earth
    truth
  25. Luke traces Jesus Family tree to this Old Testament person
    Adam
  26. A _____ Story is a report of a powerful sign performed by Jesus
    miracle
  27. An extented comparison where many elements of a story stand for deeper realities
    allegory
  28. A chronological narrative or record or events
    history
  29. The _____ ______ Scrolls were manuscripts that belonged to the Jewish Essene sect which lived at Qumran
    Dead Sea
  30. Someone who believes in the sole primacy of Scripture and private interpretation
    fundamentilist
  31. The Catholic Church welcomes the research of historians and scientists because "____ does not contradict _____."
    truth
  32. A formal statement of religious belief
    creed
  33. This type of Biblical criticism seeks to determine where the biblical authors got their material
    source
  34. The entire New Testament was written in the language
    Greek
  35. This type of Biblical criticism tries to zero in on how the various editors put together their sources and arranged them the way they did
    redaction
  36. The "analogy of faith" refers to the unity of the truths of the faith among themselves and within the whole plan of Revelation
    faith
  37. The language Jesus spoke
    Aramaic
  38. A ____ reading of Scripture looks at the way God's Word leads us to live a good life
    moral
  39. A rule of conduct or standard of behavior
    law
  40. "The Bible teaches us how to go to Heaven, not how the _____ go.
    Heavens
  41. The author of the Bible
    God
  42. A question or statement that teases the mind
    riddle
  43. A _____ Story is a passage whose purpose is to set up an important saying
    pronouncement
  44. Church _____ is a title given to theologians of the first eight centuries whose teachings made a lasting mark on the Church
    father
  45. Scripture should be read within the living _____ of the whole Church
    tradition
  46. He said, "The New Testament lies hidden in the Old, and the Old Testament is unveiled in the New"
    Augustine
  47. Matthew's genealogy of Jesus shows the Jesus descended from this Old Testament personality
    Abraham
  48. St. Jerome's translation of the Bible into Latin
    Vulgate
  49. This type os Biblical criticism involves studying small units of biblical text to attempt to determine how each book took shape
    form
  50. The only book of the Old Testament who author is identified: Jesus, Ben Sira
    Sirach
  51. The four latter prophets whose books in the Old Testament are quite lengthy
    major
  52. This short novel recounts how God works in people's lives in order to further his plans
    Tobit
  53. The exiles and former exiles who remained faithful to YHWH during the time of captivity
    remnant
  54. Another name for the Pentateuch
    Torah
  55. The two Books of ______ retell the stories found in the Books of Samuel and Kings but from a priestly perspective
    Chronicles
  56. The third book of the Pentateuch, it examines the particulars of the Law
    Leviticus
  57. This is more likely a sermon than a letter which emphasizes Christ's superiority over all creation
    Hebrews
  58. He is credited as the author of Parts 2 and 5 of the Book of Proverbs
    Solomon
  59. One of the books that tell the story of the chosen people after they returned from exile in Babylon
    Ezra
  60. The very fulfillment of God's Old Testament promises
    Jesus
  61. This Gospel highlights Jesus as a Suffering Servant
    Mark
  62. Jacob was given this new name
    Israel
  63. The Old Testament was formed over the course of about ______ hundred years.
    nine
  64. The Old Testament centers on the covenant God entered into with the _____ People
    Jewish
  65. The collection os sixteen Old Testament books which narrate how the Chosen People lived out the covenant in the Promised Land
    Historical
  66. A famous story that raises the question of why bad things happen to good people
    Job
  67. This Gospel emphasizes Jesus as a teacher who perfectly fulfilled the Jewish prophecies
    Matthew
  68. An important lesson from this book is that God's love extends not only to the Chosen People, but to everyone, even foreigners
    Ruth
  69. A Church Father who was prominent in fixing the New Testament canon at twenty-seven books
    athansaus
  70. This tells the story of the early Church
    Acts
  71. The process of systematic education in the faith with the view of making people disciples of Christ
    catechesis
  72. Means "universal"
    catholic
  73. This Gospel presents Jesus as a Savior for all people
    Luke
  74. The two Books of _____ tell of the transition from the period of the judges to the coming of the monarchy
    Samuel
  75. These are the heart of all the Scriptures
    Gospels
  76. The twelve Prophets fo the Old Testament whose recorded sayings are much briefer than the other prophets
    minor
  77. This book picks up the story of the Jews in the desert and takes them to the border of the Promised Land
    Numbers
  78. This epistle is the longest and contains the most advanced theological reflection on Jesus
    Romans
  79. During the peroid after the return from exile in Babylon the Israelites were known as Jews because the only tribes that survived was the tribe of _____.
    Judah

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