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Department
Race, Ethnicity and Indigeneity
Course
REI 3520
Professor
Hernan Humana
Semester
Fall

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Christianity Key Term CanonIs a standard A scriptural canon is the list of books acknowledged as scriptureCanon law is the accumulated body of Church regulations and disciplineA Biblical canonis a list or set of Biblical books considered to be authoritative as scripture by a particular religious community generally in Judaism or ChristianityThese canonical books have been developed through debate and agreement by the religious authorities of their respective faiths Believers consider these canonical books to be inspired by God or to express the authoritative history of the relationship between God and his people Any churchs or religions laws rules and regulations more commonly the written policies that guide the administration and religious ceremonies of the Roman Catholic ChurchGlossolalia Speaking in strange tongues which is a principal feature of charismatic behaviorSpringing from the revivalist roots of Methodism An emphasis on feeling intensely the achievement or the gift of holiness these congregations are often referred to as Holiness churches Church of Nazarene and the Church of GodHoliness can bring striking changes in observable behavior Some roll in the aisles of these meetings holy rollers and some speak out ecstatically in an exotic prayer language one has not previously known This unknown speech is termed Glossolalia or speaking in tongues The group interprets such conduct as prompted by the Holy Spirit The term charismatic from the Greek word for gift describes such groupsProtestant congregations that cultivate the practice of speaking in tongues are also termed Pentecostal recalling the early Churchs Pentecost experience Unlike todays Pentecostal movement Acts reports speech in exotic tongues that is intelligible rather than mystifying Transubstantiation The Catholic doctrine that the bread and wine of the Eucharist are at the moment of consecration in the service miraculously transformed into the body and blood of Christ ON THE FINAL EXAMTrent reiterated an understanding of the mass as a sacrifice Theology held that in the reenactment of Jesus supper with his disciples the words this is my body and this is my blood are literally and mysteriously effective That is at a certain moment during the service of mass the wafer and the wine are transformed into the body and the blood of ChristEucharistIs one of the Churchs major sacramentsconsidered to be a commemoration of the Last Supper the final meal that Jesus Christ shared with his disciples before his arrest and eventual crucifixion The Last Supper appears in all three Synoptic Gospels Matthew Mark and LukeEucharist in the Catholic Church refers to both the celebration of the Mass that is the Eucharistic liturgy and the consecrated bread and wine which according to the faith become the body and blood of ChristSpiritual communion with Christ through the consumption of His Holy Body and Blood Nicene CreedAn ancient doctrinal formulation longer and more explicit than the Apostles Creed is the creed or profession of faith that is most widely used in Christian liturgy it was adopted in the city of Nicaea by the first ecumenical council which met there in 325 The Nicene Creed of 325 explicitly affirms the divinity of Jesus applying to him the term God The 381 version speaks of the Holy Spirit as worshipped and glorified with the Father and the Son It is still in use through regular recitation in the Catholic mass
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