Christian mythology

2017-07-27T19:18:45+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Gog and Magog, Blockula, Biblical Magi, Holy Grail, Demon, Genesis creation narrative, The Beast (Revelation), Harrowing of Hell, Antichrist, Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, Star of Bethlehem, Stigmata, Acheiropoieta, Black Mass, Serpents in the Bible, Jesus in comparative mythology flashcards Christian mythology
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  • Gog and Magog
    Gog and Magog (/ɡɒɡ/; /ˈmeɪɡɒɡ/; Hebrew: גּוֹג וּמָגוֹג Gog u-Magog) in the Hebrew Bible may be individuals, peoples, or lands; a prophesied enemy nation of God's people according to the Book of Ezekiel, and one of the nations according to Genesis descended from Japheth son of Noah.
  • Blockula
    Blockula (Blåkulla in modern Swedish) was a legendary meadow where the Devil held his Earthly court during a witches' Sabbath.
  • Biblical Magi
    The Magi (/ˈmædʒaɪ/ or /ˈmeɪdʒaɪ/;Greek: μάγοι, magoi), also referred to as the (Three) Wise Men or (Three) Kings, were, in the Gospel of Matthew and Christian tradition, a group of distinguished foreigners who visited Jesus after his birth, bearing gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
  • Holy Grail
    The Holy Grail is an object that serves as an important motif in Arthurian literature.
  • Demon
    A demon (from Koine Greek δαιμόνιον daimonion) or daemon (British English) is a supernatural, often malevolent being prevalent in religion, occultism, literature, fiction, mythology and folklore.
  • Genesis creation narrative
    The Genesis creation narrative is the creation myth of both Judaism and Christianity.
  • The Beast (Revelation)
    The Beast (Greek: Θηρίον, Thērion) may refer to one of two beasts described in the Book of Revelation.
  • Harrowing of Hell
    In the context of Christian theology, the Harrowing of Hell (Latin: Descensus Christi ad Inferos, "the descent of Christ into hell") is the Old English and Middle English term for the triumphant descent of Christ into Hell (or Hades) between the time of his Crucifixion and his Resurrection when he brought salvation to all of the righteous who had died since the beginning of the world (excluding the damned).
  • Antichrist
    In Christianity, the Antichrist (Greek: αντίχριστος, translit. antichristos; Hebrew: אנטיכריסט‎‎) or False Messiah (Greek: ψευδή Μεσσία, translit. psevdí Messía; Hebrew: משיח שקר‎‎) is generally regarded as a figure of evil that will falsely claim to be the Christ (Messiah).
  • Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
    The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are described in the last book of the New Testament of the Bible, called the Book of Revelation of Jesus Christ to John the Apostle, at 6:1-8.
  • Star of Bethlehem
    The Star of Bethlehem, also called the Christmas Star, revealed the birth of Jesus to the Biblical Magi, and later led them to Bethlehem, according to Christian tradition.
  • Stigmata
    Stigmata (singular stigma) is a term used by members of the Christian faith to describe body marks, sores, or sensations of pain in locations corresponding to the crucifixion wounds of Jesus Christ, such as the hands, wrists, and feet.
  • Acheiropoieta
    Acheiropoieta (Medieval Greek: ἀχειροποίητα, "made without hand"; singular acheiropoieton) — also called Icons Made Without Hands (and variants) — are Christian icons which are said to have come into existence miraculously, not created by a human.
  • Black Mass
    A Black Mass is a ritual characterized by the inversion of the Traditional Latin Mass celebrated by the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Serpents in the Bible
    Serpents (Hebrew: נחש‎‎ nāḥāš) are referred to in both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.
  • Jesus in comparative mythology
    The study of Jesus in comparative mythology is the examination of the narratives of the life of Jesus in the Christian gospels, traditions and theology, as it relates to Christian mythology and other religions.