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Theology Unit 3 Vocab Words

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Annunciation 
the biblical event in which the Angel Gabriel visits the Virgin Mary and announces that she is to be the Mother of the Savior .
anti-Semitism
prejudice against the Jewish people
Beatific Vision
Directly encountering and seeing God in the glory of heaven.
Christology 
Literally the study of Christ; the systematic statement of Christian beliefs about Jesus Christ, including the identity mission, and saving work on earth.
Circumcision
the act, required by Jewish law, or removing the foreskin of the penis. Since the time of Abraham, it has been a sign of God's covenant relationship with the Jewish people. 
collects
prayers offered by the person leading an assembly in communal prayer.
communion
sharing in the divine life of God with the Trinity through our Baptism, the Eucharist, and other Sacraments of the Church. 
fulfills
Jesus perfects the law, reveals its ultimate meaning, and redeems any sins people had committed against it. 
heresies
incorrect beliefs
hypostatic union
the union of Jesus Christ's divine and human natures in one Divine Person.
immaculate conception
the immaculate conception celebrates the day on which Mary was conceived in the womb of her mother, Saint Ann, without Original Sin. 
incarnation
The Son of God's assuming a nature in order to accomplish our salvation in it.
mediator
one who connects. Jesus serves as a mediator between humanity and God
original sin
the sin by which the first humans disobeyed god and thereby lost their original holiness and became subject to death. Original Sin is transmitted to every person born into the world,...
Personal sin
any deliberate offense, in thought, word, or deed, against the will of God.
Pharisees
a Jewish sect at the time of Jesus known for its strict adherence to the Law. 
pluralistic 
Characterized by the presence of many different ethnic, religious, or cultural groups.
Sadducees
a Jewish sect at the time of Jesus known for its strong commitment to the Temple in Jerusalem.
Sanctifies
makes holy; sanctification is the process of becoming closer to God and growing in holiness
Scribes
Jewish government officials and scholars of the Law. 
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Jesus, Logos.


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