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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, except Mary and Jesus.
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.
word
 
Jesus, Logos.

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