Catholic Theology Of Scripture

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Catholic Theology Of Scripture

The Catholic theology of scripture explains the theology of scriptures that have marked and dominated the Catholic church, in recent years. It is also important to note that these scriptures have evolved since the second Vatican council of Catholic churches that occurred in the 1960's. Are you a true a Christian who swears that your faith relies on the holy scriptures found in the Bible? If yes, take our quiz and see how good you know the word of God.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In what document can the development within the Catholic church be traced?
    • A. 

      Through documents of the Pontifical Biblical commission.

    • B. 

      Through the Gospels

    • C. 

      Through the Torah

    • D. 

      Through old texts

  • 2. 
    What's the role of the Pontifical Biblical Commission?
    • A. 

      It clarifies scriptural interpretations.

    • B. 

      It simplifies the words of the gospels for a larger audience.

    • C. 

      It oversees scriptural interpretations as it pertains to Catholic teaching.

    • D. 

      It dictates followers on what they should believe in.

  • 3. 
    What is church dogma?
    • A. 

      It is known as the real words of God.

    • B. 

      It is known as some sort of infallible teaching.

    • C. 

      It is known as the real spoken words of Jesus Christ.

    • D. 

      It concerns the holy books found in the bible.

  • 4. 
    What's included in Church doctrine?
    • A. 

      The church's traditions.

    • B. 

      The scriptures.

    • C. 

      The many other belief that may reflect several interpretations of scripture.

    • D. 

      The many other belief that may reflect a single interpretation of dogma, of scripture, or of the church's tradition and practice.

  • 5. 
    What is a diachronic method?
    • A. 

      It's the study of the text across time.

    • B. 

      It's the interpretation of holy texts.

    • C. 

      It's the teaching of the holy words.

    • D. 

      It's sticking to the essential of the message of the Christ.

  • 6. 
    What does the narrative analysis do?
    • A. 

      It brings out the story and witness character of scripture for pastoral and practical use.

    • B. 

      It analyses the scriptures to give it a more human aspect.

    • C. 

      It simplifies the texts for a better understanding.

    • D. 

      It clarifies the purpose of the Church.

  • 7. 
    What is semiotics in the Catholic tradition?
    • A. 

      It's colors often used in Catholic arts

    • B. 

      It is symbols.

    • C. 

      It's the words used to preach the faith.

    • D. 

      It is a general philosophical theory of signs and symbols.

  • 8. 
    What's the purpose of the canonical approach?
    • A. 

      It names all the saints.

    • B. 

      It picks the texts that are important for the followers.

    • C. 

      It emphasizes the final form of texts and their unity as the norm of faith.

    • D. 

      It emphasizes the initial form of texts and their unity.

  • 9. 
    What is the difference between Jewish tradition of interpretation and Christianity?
    • A. 

      The latter is based on faith in Jesus Christ and his resurrection.

    • B. 

      Jewish faith is based on tradition.

    • C. 

      Jewish faith is based on the martyrs.

    • D. 

      Christianity is based on the passion of Christ.

  • 10. 
    What is the purpose of the psychological approach?
    • A. 

      It brings a sense of comfort to readers and followers.

    • B. 

      It allows the Bible to be translated in several languages.

    • C. 

      It clarifies the message of the Christ by using simple words.

    • D. 

      It clarifies the role of the unconscious as a level of human reality and the use of the symbolic as a window to the numinous.