Christian theology

2017-07-27T18:36:51+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Catechism, Faith healing, Fruit of the Holy Spirit, Christian theology, Divine retribution, Holy Spirit, Neo-orthodoxy, Soul, Apologetics, Docetism, Kingship and kingdom of God, Sacred tradition, Sola scriptura, Papal infallibility, The Bible and homosexuality, Mariology, Type of Constans, Theological virtues, Baptism with the Holy Spirit, Hypostasis (philosophy and religion), Messianic Age, Absolution flashcards Christian theology
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  • Catechism
    A catechism (pronunciation: /ˈkætəˌkizəm/; from Greek: κατηχέω, "to teach orally"), is a summary or exposition of doctrine and serves as a learning introduction to the Sacraments traditionally used in catechesis, or Christian religious teaching of children and adult converts.
  • Faith healing
    Faith healing is the ritualistic practice of prayer and gestures (such as laying on of hands) that are claimed to elicit divine intervention in spiritual and physical healing, especially the Christian practice.
  • Fruit of the Holy Spirit
    The Fruit of the Holy Spirit is a biblical term that sums up nine attributes of a Christian life according to Paul the Apostle in his Letter to the Galatians: "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.
  • Christian theology
    Christian theology is the study of Christian belief and practice.
  • Divine retribution
    Divine retribution is supernatural punishment of a person, a group of people, or everyone by a deity in response to some action.
  • Holy Spirit
    (For other uses, see Holy Spirit (disambiguation).) Holy Spirit or Holy Ghost is a term found in English translations of the Bible that is understood differently among the Abrahamic religions.
  • Neo-orthodoxy
    Neo-orthodoxy, in Europe also known as theology of crisis and dialectical theology, is an approach to theology in Protestantism developed in the aftermath of the First World War (1914–18).
  • Soul
    In many religions, philosophical, and mythological traditions, the soul is the incorporeal and immortal essence of a living being.
  • Apologetics
    Apologetics (from Greek ἀπολογία, "speaking in defense") is the theological science or religious discipline of defending or proving the truth of religious doctrines through systematic argumentation and discourse.
  • Docetism
    In Christian terminology, docetism (from the Greek δοκεῖν/δόκησις dokeĩn (to seem) dókēsis (apparition, phantom), according to Norbert Brox, is defined narrowly as "the doctrine according to which the phenomenon of Christ, his historical and bodily existence, and thus above all the human form of Jesus, was altogether mere semblance without any true reality." Broadly it is taken as the belief that Jesus only seemed to be human, and that his human form was an illusion. The word Δοκηταί Dokētaí (illusionists) referring to early groups who denied Jesus' humanity, first occurred in a letter by Bishop Serapion of Antioch (197–203), who discovered the doctrine in the Gospel of Peter, during a pastoral visit to a Christian community using it in Rhosus, and later condemned it as a forgery. It appea
  • Kingship and kingdom of God
    The concept of the kingship of God appears in all Abrahamic religions, where in some cases the terms Kingdom of God and Kingdom of Heaven are also used.
  • Sacred tradition
    Sacred tradition or holy tradition is a theological term used in some Christian traditions, primarily in the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthodox and Anglican traditions, to refer to the foundation of the authority of the Church and of the scriptures.
  • Sola scriptura
    Sola scriptura (Latin: by Scripture alone) is a Christian theological doctrine which holds that the Christian Scriptures are the supreme authority in all matters of doctrine and practice.
  • Papal infallibility
    Papal infallibility is a dogma of the Catholic Church that states that, in virtue of the promise of Jesus to Peter, the Pope is preserved from the possibility of error "when, in the exercise of his office as shepherd and teacher of all Christians, in virtue of his supreme apostolic authority, he defines a doctrine concerning faith or morals to be held by the whole Church.
  • The Bible and homosexuality
    Passages in the Old Testament book Leviticus that prohibit "lying with mankind as with womankind" and the story of Sodom and Gomorrah have traditionally been interpreted by Christian churches as condemning and prohibiting homosexual acts, along with several Pauline passages.
  • Mariology
    Mariology is the theological study of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • Type of Constans
    The Type of Constans is an imperial edict released by Byzantine Emperor Constans II in 648 in an attempt to defuse the confusion and arguments over the Christological doctrine of Monotheletism.
  • Theological virtues
    Theological virtues in theology and in Christian philosophy are moral characters.
  • Baptism with the Holy Spirit
    In Christian theology, baptism with the Holy Spirit (also called baptism in the Holy Spirit or Spirit baptism) is distinguished from baptism with water.
  • Hypostasis (philosophy and religion)
    Hypostasis (Greek: ὑπόστασις) is the underlying state or underlying substance and is the fundamental reality that supports all else.
  • Messianic Age
    The Messianic Age is a theological term referring to a future time of universal peace and brotherhood on the earth, without crime, war and poverty.
  • Absolution
    Absolution is a traditional theological term for the forgiveness experienced in the Sacrament of Penance.