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"The Instructed"
Catechumens
Belief in only one God
Monotheism
Love
Agape
Jesus Christ Son of God, Savior
Icthys
Devotees of the Cross
Christians
Vicar of Christ
Pope
Priest
Presbyteros
"Defense"
Apologia
"Teaching"
Didache
"Witness"
Martyr
Infant baptism has always been commonplace in the church
false
Pope St Gelasius was the first to use the term Catholic Church
false
Early Christian converts distanced themselves as much as possible from their Jewish roots.
false
The canon of the bible was decided at the council of Jerusalem
false
The Infancy Gospel of St. Thomas ws rejected due to heretical content.
true
The early Church saw popes who were formerly slaves.
true
Certain early christian writers condones the use of contraceptives.
false
Scripture is considered by the Church to record and interpret everything that Christ and the Apostles did.
false
During the time of heavy persecution non-believers were known to baptize those on their way to the lions.
true
Baptismal character imprinted on the soul renders the baptized a child of God.
true
In the early church it was common for adults to wait until they were close to death to receive baptism
true
The words of the consecration were taken from an early text called the Apostolic Tradition
true
The Church teaches that Scripture is authoritative apart frm the teaching of the church
false
St Paul promoted slavery as a way of forcing conversions.
false
Jesus taught non-violence and prayer in the face of persecution.
true
What were the days of fasting for the early church?
Wednesday and Friday
The __________ was an early Christian religious ritual.
agape meal
Who two former slaves succeeded St Peter?
St. Linus and St. Anacletus
Who is considered the father of Latin theology?
Tertullian
At what council did the Church make a definitive statement regarding the canon of scriptures?
The Council of Trent
The __________ _________ was a Christian legion martyred under Emperor Maximius.
Theban Legion
____________ raised the status of the family to a "domestic church".
Christianity
The Greek word ichthys is a symbol still used in the church and is seen as a ______.
fish
In what cases did St. Augustine support war?
self-defense
Who was St. Augustine's mother?
St. Monica
What term is given to early Christian writers who came immediately after the apostles?
Apostolic Fathers
__________ is a brach of theology which purports to defend and explain the Catholic religion.
apologetics
Tertullian eventually broke away from the Catholic Church to become what religion?
a Montanist
False narrative books on the life of Christ are referred to as...
apochryphal
Before the Sabbath was switched to Sunday, the earliest Christians considered ________ to be the holiest day of the week.
Saturday