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Do you really know The meaning of religion And history of Christianity
What is religion Explains What Humans Think Influences Lives Emotions World Afterlife Future
RELIGION ALSO DOES THIS GIVES HUMANS SENSE OF ORDER SENSE OF BELONGING SOMEONE OR SOMETHING TO TURN TO IN TIMES OF CRISIS EXPLAINS LIFE AND SENSE OF PURPOSE IN GENERAL
WHAT IS CHRISTIANITY AND WHY STUDY Jewish reform movement Based on life and teachings of Jesus Christianity changes Rome and Rome changes Christianity Christianity has a vast effect on the entire world and history from this time forward
How much do you know 1. The earliest writing in the New Testament is A.Matthew B.Mark C.Paul's letters D.none of the above 2. The earliest Christian congregations met in A.Catacombs B.Cathedrals C.Mosques D.Houses 3. The most Jewish of the Gospels is A.Matthew B.Mark C.Luke D.John
How much do you know 2 4. The Gospels A.reflect the growing tensions between the followers of Jesus and other Jews B.were written for particular Christian communities in the aftermath of the First Revolt C.present distinctive stories of the life and death of Jesus D.all of the above E.none of the above 5. The region of Galilee during the time of Jesus' career was ruled by A.Herod the Great B.Antipas, a son of Herod C.Pontius Pilate, a Roman governor 6. The Gospel of Thomas is A.another account of the death of Jesus B.a collection of Jesus' sayings attributed to the apostle Thomas C.a lost book of the Bible D.none of the above
How much do you know 3 7. Masada was A.a fortified city built by Herod the Great B.the scene of the final conflict of the First Jewish Revolt C.a symbol of Jewish resistance and freedom D.a later story told by the Jewish historian Josephus E.all of the above 8. The growth of the Christian canon in the second century reflects A.growing concerns over Christian unity B.the beginning of the printing press C.official Roman sanctioning of Christianity D.the birth of university education 9. Pax Romana refers to A.a Jewish protest against Roman rule B.Roman imperial policy for administering the provinces C.an Italian cheese dish D.all of the above 10. Roman persecution of Christians A.resulted from Jewish attacks B.resulted from the Christians becoming separate from Judaism C.became an official law in 30 CE D.killed many thousands of martyrs
Does anyone really know what Jesus looked like?
Who was Jesus? Why was he important? Born in Judea (in modern day Israel) Born around 6-4 BCE. Worked with father Joseph as a carpenter until age 30 Began ministry at age 30 Had message of love and caring even to one’s enemies and believing in Monotheistic God of the Jews Crucified by Romans around 30 AD for treason or starting upsetCrucified by Romans around 30 AD for treason or starting upset
What did others say about Jesus? Why do the Romans want to kill Jesus? Why did others?Why do the Romans want to kill Jesus? Why did others?