Here are the last couple of items we covered in class: Note on the Types of Truths and Important Terms. I have also attached the unit 2 review for our test which will be on THURSDAY, MARCH 26
Defining key terms to help us understand the BIBLE.
Interpreting the BIBLE:
Literalist – People who read and interpret the bible passages word for word based on the actual words in their ordinary meaning.
Contextualist – People who read and interpret the meaning of a passages – what is the message?, or value learned?
The OLD TESTAMENT
Patriarch – One of the founders of the Hebrew families in the bible – Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob
Covenant – An agreement made between 2 people, or a promise made between God and others as recorded in the bible.
Testament – An agreement that confirms beliefs of a person or group.
The NEW TESTAMENT
Gospel – means “Good News”, the Gospels contain the faith story of Jesus.
Christ – means “anointed one”, Jesus is the anointed one that saves us from sin.
Resurrection – The raising of Jesus from the dead. This is the most important event in Christianity.
Apostle – means “one sent out”, Jesus choose his 12 apostles to help him with his ministry.
Disciple – means “student”, anyone that followed Jesus, was a student learning to live by the beatitudes, as an example.
A.D. – Anno Domini (Year of the Lord) this term represents the period of time since Jesus’ birth (Religious)
C.E. Common Era – a term used to refer to the period of time since the birth of Jesus. (Non-religious)
B.C. Before Christ – a term used to represent the period of time before the birth of Jesus. (Religious)
B.C.E. Before Common Era – a term used to represent the period of time before the birth of Jesus. (Non-religious)
HAPPY MARCH BREAK