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What does creed mean?
confessions of faith
What are the three broad divisions?
1. Roman Catholic
2. Eastern Orthodox
3. Protestant
What religions begam Christianity?
Judaism in first centures BCE and CE
Two promises of Jesus?
To David - Jews
To Abraham - family of God
How much of the world is Christian?
1/4
Two early ways to know God?
analogia entis (analogy of being)
analogia fidei (anology of faith)
What are the two early views of the Trinity?
"one substance" - Catholics
"like substance" - Arians
What is the Nicene Creed?
Declared homoousious = "one substance"
Creation?
Created from nothingness
For Catholics what are the five ways to use the Atonement?
1. Confession
2. Penance
3. Baptism
4. Eucharist
5. Mass
For Protestans what is the way to use the Atonement?
"by faith alone are ye saved"
Advent
four Sunday's preceeding Christmas
Angus Dei
"O Lamb of God" repeated three times before Communion
Apocrypha
Catholic Bible as part of Greek version of the Old Testament (not in Hebrew Bible)
Apostles' Creed
Only in Catholic church (not Orthodox) about the Trinity
Baptism
Sacramental rite
Credo
Literally "I believe" - title of the portion of the Latin mass which contains the Nicene confession
Eucumenical Movement
movement to unify all Christians
Epiphany
Jan. 6 - baptism of Christ (Orthodox) or Christs manifestation to non-Jewish world (Catholic)
Episcopal
system of church government overseen by Bishops
Eucharist
"thanksgiving" - another meaning for Communion, Lord's Supper, or sacramentq
Holy Orders
bishop, priest, and deacon
Homoiousios
"of like substance" - Arian trinity
Icons
pics of Lord, Virgin Mary, or other Saints (Orthodox)
Lent
40 days before Easter - time of penance
Martin Luther
fouder of the German Reformation, a Catholic priest, and a professor of moral philosophy and scripture at the University of Wittenberg
Neo-Platonic Thought
provide an intellectual basis for life: in God the distinction between Thought and Reality overcome
Penance
private act between priest and parishoner
Pentecost
50 days after Easter - celebrates coming of Holy Ghost to the church
Sanctus
portion of mass "Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Hosts"
Septuagint
most influential of the Greek versions of the Old Testament
Transubstantiation
bread and wine = actualy body and blood of Christ
Trinity
three in one