Chapter 1 God's Revelation And Our Response

Chapter 1 God 's Revel
 
Created May 31, 2011
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The teaching that God, by nature, is beyond this world
Transcendence
A trait of God which refers to his intimate union with and total presence to his creation
Immanence
Atheist
A person who denies the existence of God
Agnostic
one who does not know if there is a God or not
St.Augustine
wrote " You have made us for yourself, and our heart is restless until i rests in you"
Divine Revelation
the gift of God's self-revelation by which he makes known tthe mystery of his divine plan
Salvation History
The account of God's saving activity and intervention on behalf of humanity
covenant
a solemn agreement of love between God and his people
YHWH
a name for God that means "I Am Who Am"
Magisterium
the official teaching authority of the Church
Deposit of Faith
the body of saving truths and the core beliefs of Catholicism
Sacred Scripture
the inspired Word of God
canon of the Bible
the official list of inspired books in the bible
forty-six
number of Old Testament books in the Catholic canon
Sacred Tradition
the living transmission of the Catholic faith through the teaching, life, and worship...
dogma
a central truth of Revelation that Catholics are obliged to believe
cardinal virtues
prudence, fortitude, temperance, and justice
virtues
moral excellence and righteousness
faith
theological virtue that enables us to believe in God
Charity
greatest virtue that enables us to love
religion
a set of beliefs, values, and practices that binds believers in a realationship with God and...
Body of Christ
a rich image for the Church from St.Paul
Marks of the Church
one, holy, Catholic, and Apostolic; traits that point to the essential features of the Church
St. Thomas of Aquinas
presented famous five proofs of God's existence
creed
statement of beliefs

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