Vocabulary study questions for GdSt 121 quiz 5

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Adoptionists Those that hold the view that Jesus was not divine, but a flesh-and-blood human being who has been  adopted  at  baptism to be God’s son Alexander the Great Great military leader of Macedonia whose armies conquered much of the eastern Mediterranean and who was  responsible for the spread of Greek culture (Hellenism) throughout the lands he conquered Apocalypse Literary genre in which an author, usually pseudonymous, reports symbolic dreams or visions, given or interpreted  through an angelic mediator, which reveal the heavenly mysteries that can make sense of earthly realities Apocrypha Greek term meaning “hidden things” used of books on the fringe of the Jewish or Christian canons of Scripture. The  Jewish Apocrypha comprises books found in the Septuagint but not in the Hebrew Bible, including 1 and 2 Maccabees  and 4 Ezra Apollonius of Tyana Pagen philosopher and holy man of 1 st  c. CE, reported to do miracles and to deliver divinely inspired teachings, a man 
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course GDST 131 taught by Professor Sanders during the Spring '08 term at Trinity College, Hartford.

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