Social Studies Vocabulary

Misun Dupris

Messiah- A leader or savior of a particular group or cause.

Christianity- The religion based on the person and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, or its beliefs and practices.

Bethlehem- A town in eastern Pennsylvania on the Lehigh River to the northwest of Philadelphia; an important center for steel production

Disciple- A personal follower of Jesus during his life, esp. one of the twelve Apostles.

Resurrection- The action or fact of resurrecting or being resurrected.

Bible- The Christian scriptures, consisting of the 66 books of the Old and New Testaments.

Saint- A person acknowledged as holy or virtuous and typically regarded as being in heaven after death.

Apostles- Each of the twelve chief disciples of Jesus Christ.

Crucifixion- The execution of a person by nailing or binding them to a cross.

Gospels- The record of Jesus' life and teaching in the first four books of the New Testament.

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