Patterns Final Exam (Unit 1- Jesus and Faith)

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Whose dramatic story of conversion is told in the Acts of the Apostles?

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Whose dramatic story of conversion is told in the Acts of the Apostles?

Paul

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Who is the first martyr of the Christian faith according to Acts?

Saint Stephen

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How many books are in the New Testament?

27

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What stories about Jesus are the most central to the entirety of the New Testament?

Passion, Death, Resurrection

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What are three primary forms of work in first century Palestine that Jesus often referenced?

Farmers, Fishers, Shepherds

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What is the most central value (primary rule) in first century Jewish culture?

Family Responsibility

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What empire oppressed Israel in the first century?

Romans

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Herod the Great

ruler of Jeudea at the time of Jesus’ birth

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Herod Antipas

son of Herod the great, has John the baptist killed

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Pontius Pilate

roman governor of Judea

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centurions

roman soldier

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High Priest

appointed to run the temple

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Pharisees

law

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Sadducees

temple (denied resurrection)

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Scribes

scholars and teachers, made money off the temple

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Zealots

rebels who wanted to fight rome

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chief priests

leaders of the temple

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When and where is Mark probably written?

In the 60’s (AD) in Rome

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What is the historical context (hint: apostasy)?

The persecution under Nero

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How does Mark begin his gospel?

the baptism of jesus

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Why is Mark considered to have an emphasis in the human side of Jesus’s nature?

His human emotions (crying, sweating)

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What types of miracles does Jesus primarily perform in Mark?

healing

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What does the seed represent in the parable of the sower?

the word of God

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What is Jesus doing when the disciples fear they may perish in a storm at sea?

sleeping

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What kind of miracle is the man from Gerasene receiving that angers the locals?

exorcism

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How do the people of Nazareth respond to Jesus when he comes back to town?

rejection

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What is the central question of importance for Mark asked in the middle of this gospel?

Who do you say that I am?

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What are the three main responses from people in general?

John the Baptist, Elijah, one of the Prophets

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How does Simon Peter answer the questions to Jesus?

you are the Messiah

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What does Jesus say about his mission that the apostles never fully understand or accept (why does Jesus say “get behind me Satan” to Peter)?

The messiah must suffer and die

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Who is present next to Jesus during the Transfiguration and what do they represent?

Elijah (Prophecy) and Moses (Law)

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How does the rich man respond when Jesus says he should give up all his possessions?

Goes away sad

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How do the crowds respond when Jesus first enters Jerusalem?

He is celebrated

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What story is framed between Jesus cursing a fig tree then seeing it withered?

overturns tables at the temple

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What image does Jesus point to when asked about paying taxes to Rome?

coin with ceasers face

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What two things should we love according to the greatest commandment?

You should love the lord your god, and you should love your neighbor as yourself

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Which two apostles foolishly request to be honored by Jesus in the kingdom?

James and John

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Which apostle betrayed Jesus?

Judas

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What are the apostles unable to do while Jesus prays in the garden of Gethsemane?

stay awake

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How does one follower of Jesus foolishly respond with violence in the garden?

cuts off a mans ear

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Which apostles deny knowing Jesus three times?

peter

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Who are the only followers of Jesus who appear at the crucifixion?

some women

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Who are the two women named as first witnesses to the empty tomb?

Mary Magdalene, the other Mary

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Who informs them that Jesus is risen?

A man dressed in white (angel)

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How do they respond to this news?

bewilderment

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What is unique about Mark’s account of the Resurrection?

He has a longer ending and a shorter ending

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Who does Jesus appear to in the longer ending of Mark?

Mary Magdalene, 2 apostles,  then the 11

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With what event does Mark end his gospel (longer ending)?

ascension

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What are the three main stages in the development of the Gospels?

Actual historical events, Oral Tradition, Written Tradition

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what does gospel mean

good news

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How did the Roman Empire aid in the spreading of the gospel story?

they had good roads that were safe for travelers

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What led to the transition from oral to written forms of the gospels?

Persecution, martyrism, major trauma, THE EYE WITNESSES WERE DYING

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What is meant by the canon of Scripture?

The inspired word of God, the books that were in the bible

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Jewish audience, quotes OT most, presents

Jesus as the New Moses,

main theme: the fulfillment of the prophecies about the messiah

matthew

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Why was Matthew the preferred gospel for early Christian converts?

The requirements of discipleship are clear

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What are the five big dialogues or speeches that comprise Matthew meant to mirror?

the Torah

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main theme: humanity of jesus he suffers

lots of action

mark

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Main theme: jesus loves EVERYONE

only gentile author

luke

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main theme: jesus is word made flesh

has the 7s

written last

john

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What does synoptic mean

to be seen together

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What are the main miracles held in common?

Feeding the 5000, calms storm, transfiguration, heals a leper

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What are the main traits of the parables?

Short stories that have surprise endings and have a moral

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What is the main purpose for three different gospels with similar content?

different audiences

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What is the difference between Tradition and tradition?

We cannot change the capitol

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When is the exercise of infallibility most likely to be at work?

Ecumenical Council

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Which Gospel emphasizes the mystery of the Incarnation the most?

johns

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