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New Testament Story 


 
  
Created Oct 25, 2011
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Apocrypha
 
Hidden works
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Pseudepigrapha
 
Forged Writing
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Qumran
 
Produced the dead seas scrolls
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Syllogism
 
A logical statement consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion
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Theme
 
Total impression it makes
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James
 
Jesus' brother
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Partnership
 
In Roman law created an extended family
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Natural Order
 
Assumption that certain things are givin in nature and could not be otherwise
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Rabbis
 
Scholar teachers of the Jewish people
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Messiah
 
The anointed one
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Martin Luther
 
Father of Protestant reformation
12
Logos
 
reason, manifested in the world as natural order and in the individual as the intellectual life
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Diatribe
 
 bitter or violent criticism or attack; denunciation
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Immortality
 
Bodiless afterlife, with seperate destinies for good and bad
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Isis
 
Egyptian Goddess of life
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Asclepius
 
Greek God of healing
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Philosophy
 
religious movement rather than an academic movement
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Magic
 
certain people can manipulate the forces of the other world to produce effects in this world...
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Hellenistic Age
 
A blend of east and west
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Stoicism
 
Self denial
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Epicureanism
 
mystical practices
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Septuagint
 
A greek translation
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Astrology
 
Movement of stars revealed events to happen on earth
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Torah
 
Scroll of the law
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Incarnation
 
Process of God becoming human in Jesus
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Interpolation
 
A later translation into the letter by someone else
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Pseudonymity
 
By a falsely named author 
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Worldview
 
General way of looking at life
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Apocalypse
 
Written account intended to unveil the events of history
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Syncretism
 
Combining elements from several religious systems t
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Synagogue
 
Jewish house of prayer
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Parousia
 
To be present
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Wisdom
 
as a person, someone who calls out to humans and offers them understanding
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Messiah
 
The anointed
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Apostles
 
those "sent"
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Prophets
 
Through them Christ spoke
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Parables
 
a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach sometruth
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Epicureans
 
taught men to seek as their highest aim apleasant and smooth life.
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Dualism
 
Imagines only two spiritual forces, with the added idea that they are opposites: good vs. evil
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Piety
 
Showing people the respect they deserve 
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Honor
 
Public acknowledgement of the power and prestige due to one's class etc.
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Charter Story
 
A story that provides the warrant or foundation for a group
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Canon
 
A fixed list of works that belong to a certain category
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Story
 
A series of events that are or may be narrated 
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Feminist Reading
 
Any reading grounded on women's life experiences 
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Genre
 
A kind or type (of literature)
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Historical-critical method
 
An approach to the text that seeks to reconstruct the setting or situation of author, reader(s),...
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Rhetoric
 
The art of and training in public speaking and argumentation 


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