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Patriarch

founders

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Matriarch

women founder/leader

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Abraham

Founder/ Patriarch of Jewish faith

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Monotheism

Belief in one God

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Polytheism

Belief in many gods

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4 sections of books in OT

  • the Pentateuch

  • the historical books

  • the wisdom books

  • the prophetic books

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five books of the Pentateuch

  • Genesis

  • Exodus-moses

  • Leviticus

  • Numbers -Deuteronomy

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Canon

the list of books recognized as divinely inspired and thus the primary source and guide for our religious belief and practice

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Word of God

what God communicates through revelation

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Despersion

  • to spread out

  • diaspora

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biblical inspiration

the Holy Spirit guided the human authors to teach without error

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salvation history

the story of God's actions and the peoples responses over many centuries

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magisterium

the Church's' official teaching voice or office

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exile

when someone is forced out of their home land

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revelation

self communication with God and his will to teach us

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Old Testament

  • from God

  • different sources-can be varied and even contradictory versions of the same events

  • put together over a long period of time

  • 46 books

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New Testament

  • 27 books

  • about Jesus life

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fidelity

faithful

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