First Test Study Guide: Christianity and Judaism
First Test Study Guide: Christianity and Judaism Rels 2403
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Study Guide Christianity and Judaism Symbols 0 Without symbols we wouldn39t function we are deeply enmeshed in it 0 Language is a form of symbolism we learn what each word means 0 Language is a symbol system 0 Representational eg is adding 0 Presentational moves in a deeper level than just memorizing 0 Signs 0 Water can39t go down the sink therefore the sink is clogged Something is causes the blockage o Doctor39s office checks pulse fever gt looking for signs that point to the problem Not just open you up and see what s wrong 0 Analogues The sign is an analog for what it participates in 0 Jesus is a shepherd O Sacraments symbols that make the holy present 0 eg Baptist and communion I Baptist wash away sins rebirth resurrection I However church of Christ thinks that Holy Spirit comes when you get dunked Like Jesus Calendar rituals o Sacrifice rituals 0 Coming to school Pledge of allegiance 0 Hand over hearts vital organ loyalty 0 Stand respect 0 Pay attention respect 0 Obligatory ones define a Tribe It reunites us Rituals accomplishes something engage in most senses 0 You have to take the oath to be deemed as the presidents O Vows in the wedding 0 People dress up 0 Ordained minister 0 Sacred timespace Christmas sooner football etc Life cycle rituals 0 Separation 0 Graduation separated by clothing and people you sit with 0 Transition 0 You have to prove yourself worthy to achieve it o 12 years of schooling o Reincorporation O Joyous event celebration food gifts 0 Food affirmation of life Even though our community has changed life goes on Christianity Christology study of Christ 0 Who he was what he did the nature of Theology study of God Christian passive Constantine mom pilgrimage to Palestine 0 3 centuries after Jesus 0 She wants to see where Jesus died Pilgrimage making trips to sacred places Eg hajj to mecca Eg 1001000 people go to the holy land Eg Buddha Christianity began to become the official religion of Rome 0 He has a vision a lot of pagan practices 0 Because of it a lot of changes occurred now it costed you if you were not a Christian 0 Pacifist 0 Jesus doesn39t want to show his power on the cross pacifist tradition religion in power 0 Not dominant O eg Quakers pope Francis 0 Just war theory 0 But a cross on a shield stating quotwe39re fighting the good fightquot 0 What criteria needs to be in place as legitimizing war All sorts of precautions must be in place 0 Crusade opposite of pacifist 0 War for GOD 0 Not just the rise of Christianity 0 Monasteries Christians living monastic O Monks and nuns work and play 0 Monastic word mother Teresa o Other religions come out 0 Then there are dictators who force everyone to become a Christian 0 Luke 16 o Judgement O This world is a testing ground 0 No judgement day Point of death 0 Lazarus poor man going to heavenwhy 0 Matthew 25 0 Reference to Lazarus o Judgement how you treat those in need 0 Family all going to judgement end of time 0 Purgatory Dante s inferno 0 Bible has no specific theology not everything 0 Martin Luther one judgement O Argued for an intermediate state Gospels never interprets the resurrection talks about occurrences eg doubting Thomas Paul writes that the 2nd coming is coming Deacons one who serves serves in varies capacities 0 Origin Acts 6 1st institutional structure 0 Baptist one office for ministers one for deacons o How to become ordain 0 Separate from everyone else 0 Apostles come pray for them seeking God39s service 0 Lay their hands on them symbolic transfer of authority Protestant Reformation o Orthodox had been split Armenian Greeks etc are considered heretics Eastern orthodox split from roman Catholics church 1024 schism 1054 Formal split Greek Serbian became dominant form of religion 0 Each orthodox had a catholic church Greek catholic Armenian catholic roman catholic 0 Roman catholic corruptions periods 900 yrs ago two or three popes people claim papal succession children became popes 0 Some popes become so bad needed to be replaced with a surrogate with the same name to block it out 0 Practice of indulgences assistance a loved one from purgatory by paying into heaven Can you baptize someone after they die Like Mormons 1chorinthians Paul has the notion that there are things you can do going to a funeral and be praying what are you praying for 0 Martin Luther catholic leader teacher and dr in theology john Huss 0 John Calvin amp Luther 0 Head of the Anglican church Episcopalians queen or king 16th century Catholic Counter Reformation war and blood split over Christian vs Christian Spanish inquisition Columbus 1492 1620 Pilgrims Rhode Island roger Williams Jesus teaching Caesar and gods we need to keep them separate we don t want religion imposed on us 0 Not separation of church and state Penn William Penn Quaker persecuted in England provided safe haven for Amish Mennonites peace churches those we advocated pacifisms southern parts of Penn In the US very distinctive separations between religion and state almost everyone was religious very clear that state could not dictate religion article 6 of the constitution Roger Williams quotpower corruptsquot we need to separate church and state 0 US affirm ways of living with differences arguing out in court 0 Eg commandments in states cap 0 Holidays in religious diversity Symbolism o 40 Sign of completion 0 Jesus fasting O Noah39s Flood 0 Moses39 and the Hebrews in the wilderness o 7 Sabbath day 0 Sunday third day from Good Friday He resurrected O Marched around Jericho Four gospel accounts o The first chronology was Mark oldest that took written form 0 Matthew amp Luke second had access to mark 0 We39re getting highlights narrative of the good news 0 Mark begins with john the Baptist temptation disciples all in the first chapter Parables by Luke 0 Parable lost son 0 Parable lost sheep 0 Women turning over the house looking for a coin Matthew begins with a genealogy 0 Trace down to Jesus in the line of David Psalms flow songs together nothing connects them same with proverbs Great deal of history woven into the bible Narrative third person not the disciples Jesus pushed to the boat bc of so many people Jerimiah touched by God to speak the words into his monthgiven a date stamp we know when the kings reign 23 years later lord said to write down all the preaching s He gets a scribe prophetic narrative not chronological sequence Matthew wrote for the Jewish audience Matthew and Luke tells the story of Jesus differently Jesus says different things in different gospels from the cross to Elijah
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