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The Acts of the Spostles is concerned primarily with the minisrty of which two main church figures?
Peter and Paul
The church office/position held by Stephen was?
Deacon
Stephen died from
stoning
Who was the first christian martyr?
Stephan
The Pentecost event took place in
Jerusalem
What was Peter's occupation before following Jesus?
fisherman
Who was in political control of the holy Land in the 1st century?
Rome
Who were the people of "The Way"
early Christians before they were called Christian
The color used for the beast of Pentecost is
Red
The apostles were ___________ when the suffered for preaching the Gospel since they knew they were charin in the Paschal Mystery of Jesus
joyful
Dose the Gospels record post-ressurection appearances of Jesus
Yes
T/F After Pnetecost, the early Christians never ewnt to the Temple
False
T/F Jesus left the details of how to organize the Church to his followers
True
T/F Prayer played a part in the establishment of the infant Church
True
No one converted after Peter's Pentecost sermon. The crowds believed the apostles to be drunk
False
T/F Peter's brother Andrew was also one of the origanl 12 apostles
True
T/F After Pentecost, the first converts to Jesus' New Way were Jews who lived outside Palestine but who had come to Jerusalem
True
T/F The terms Holy Land, Palesstine, and Israel reger to the same place in early Christianity
True
T/F Peter was never arrested for preaching aobut Jesus
False
______ Tells us that people were brought to Peter to be healed
Acts
T/F A permanent deacon is studying for the priesthood
False
T/F A permanent deacon may be married
True
T/F A permanent deacon may officiate at baptisms, marriages, funerals and preach at Mass
True
T/F The earliest Christians thought Jesus' Second Coming would happen in their lifetime
True
T/F We believe Jesus will come again
True
_______ was a witness to the killing of St. Stephen
Saul
T/F The stories of Jesus' birth were part of the kerygma
False
A Greek defense attorney
Paraclete
The branch of theology that studies the church
Diakonia
The branch of theology that studies who Jesus was and is
Christology
Name giving to the Holy Spirt
Paraclete
The branch of theology that studies the Final Things - heaven, hell, Jesus' Second Coming
Eschatology
The core, essential teaching about Jesus preached to unbelievers
Kerygma
Further instruction in the faith for new converts
Didache
Service; root of our word "deacon"
Diakonia
Refers to the saving work accomplished by Jesus' suffering, death and resurrection
Paschal Mystery
Whom does Jesus call the rock?
Peter
What language did Jesus speak?
Aramaic
Who in the Church today is succesors to the apostles
Bishops
Christianity is the root of what relgion?
Judaism
"Father of Faith"
Abraham
Another name for the Christian Testament
New Testament
He led the Isrealites out of slavery in Egypt
Moses
Jewish title for a person who taught religion and interpretend the scriptures
Rabbi
"Hellenistic" and "Hellenist" refers to what culture?
Greek
What came first: Council of Jerusalem, or dispute over Gentiles converts becoming Jewish before becoming Christians
dispute over Gentiles converts becoming Jewish before becoming Christians
What came first: Conversion of Paul, or the death of Stephen
the death of Stephen
What came first: Eucharist celebrated as part of a regular meal, or Eucharist separatee from a meal
Eucharist celebrated as part of a regular meal
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?

Wrote more epistles than any other New Testament author
Paul
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


Jewish by birth
Both
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


One of the original 12 apostles
Peter
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


Was martyred in Rome
Both
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


Died by crucifixtion
Peter
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


Presched the first sermon on Pentecost and converted thousands
Peter
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


Wrote a gospel
Both
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


Having a vision of the risen Christ he ask him, "Quo Vadis Domine?" and returns to Rome to meer his death
Peter
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


Persecuted the followers of Jesus
Paul
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


called the "Apostle to the Gentiles."
Paul
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


participated in the Pentecost event in Jerusalem
Peter
Paul, Peter, Both, Neither?


Lived to witness the Lord's Second Coming
Neither
What city was Paul born?
Tarsus
What was Paul's occupation to earn a living while preaching?
Tentmaker
What % of the New Testament books were written by Paul
50%
How did Paul keep in contact with the Christian comminities he founded?
Letters
Peter and Paul were executed during the rule of what Roman emperor?
Nero
To what Jewish sext did Paul belong before his conversion?
Pharisee
Where were the followers of Jesus first called Christians?
Antioch
The years 66-70 A.D. saw a revolt in Jerusalem. Who revoted against whom?
Jews against Rome
______ is named as a witness to Stephens death
Paul
Paul had _______ citizenship
Roman
Did Paul always travle alone on his missionary journeys?
No
According to Acts, he baptized the 1st Gentile
Matthew
Belief in one God
monotheism
Buying and selling of spiritual things
simony
Means universal
good news
To what Jewish sext did Paul belong before his conversion?
Pharisee
Where were the followers of Jesus first called Christians?
Antioch
The years 66-70 A.D. saw a revolt in Jerusalem. Who revoted against whom?
Jews against Rome
______ is named as a witness to Stephens death
Paul
Paul had _______ citizenship
Roman
Bapticed the 1st Gentile
Matthew
Belief in ONE God
monotheism
Buying and celling of spirtual things
simony
Means universal
catholic
Roman soldier
centurion
Belief in peace, agaisnt killing and violence
pacifist
First Gospel to be written
Mark
Last Gospel to be written
John
Last book of the New Testament
Revelations
What was the first book of the New testament to be written?
1 Thessalonians
The number of books in the Christian Testament is
27
T/F Jesus was still alive when Mark wrote his Gospel
False
The persecutions of Christians was
sporadic
Writing about perscutions, Tertulillian, an early Church Father said "THe ____ is the seed of Christianity"
blood of martyrs
What is a catacomb
underground burial chambers
Who is the "Lover of the poor" who said, "Turn me over im done on this side!"
Lawrence
The color of vestments/altar linens onthe feast of martyr is
Red
A person who doesn't believe God exists
athesit
One favorite target of Romans was the martyrdom of catechumens. A Catechumens is
A person being instructed inthe faith
If you visited the early Christian catacombs, you would be in what city?
Rome
The denial of one's faith is
apostasy
The older Christian tradition is baptism by
Immersion
T/F The Pope is the Bishop of Constantinople
False
T/F Their faith was so srong that NO christian denied there faith
False
T/F There have been more Christian martyrs in the 20th century than during the Roman persecutions
True
Constantine attrisbuted his battle success to the Enperor of Rome to
Christian God
Edict of Milan did what
ended official Roman government's persexution of Christians
Which of the following is the correct order of how Christianity was treated in the Roman Empire beiginning with the earliest treatment?
Persecuted, toleration, offical religion
First ecumenical council of the church was
Council of Nicaea
more home/more church

Proclaims the universal nature of the Church
Church
more home/more church

Less formal
Home
more home/more church

Encouraged processions, candles, incense, cermony
Church
great separation / Less separation

School vouchers that would allow tax dollar to be applied to parochial school tuition
Little separation
great separation / Less separation

No manger scences are allowed on public property
very separated
T/F Monasticism began as a lay movement, not clerical
True
T/F An established church is the offical church of the country
True
T/F Monasticism is a superior from the Christian lifestyle and ordinary Christians cannot expect to gain holiness
False
T/F The Church used to believe it was improper to comment on political issues; Church involvement in political issues is new
False
What is Constantinople now?
Turkey
The pope is the bishop of what diocses?
Rome
Who elects a new Pope?
Cardinals
The Vatican is surrounded by what city?
Rome
An _____________ teaching is a true teaching
orthodox
pontiff is that ______
Pope