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Lauren Dlugosz RelS100 T-Th 11:00 Pericope, Antitype, Kerygma A pericope is an excerpt from the bible that is used for worship. Often, they are used in Catholic masses, or for particular days of worship in the Christian religion. There is an abundance of examples in the New Testament, as many of the stories can be used to teach a lesson as part of a sermon. A pericope that may be used for Easter is Luke 24:1-12, which tells of the discovery of Christ’s resurrection. On Christmas, a pastor may use Luke 2:8-15, which details how the Angels came down to the sheppards and told them the news of Jesus’ birth. A pericope for Thanksgiving may be found in Luke 17:18-23, which tells the story of Jesus healing ten victims of Leprosy, and only one comes back to Jesus to give thanks to God. There are many more examples of pericopes from Luke, let alone the entire gospel! An antitype in the Bible is a character from the New Testament whose life is foreshadowed his or her counterpart from the Old Testament. Jesus can be described as the
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course REL S 100 taught by Professor Shabatay during the Fall '08 term at San Diego State.

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