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Merit (Catholicism): Quiz


Question 1: ________ and theology clearly distinguish two kinds of merit:

Question 2: Merit (________ meritum), in general, is understood to be that property of a good work which entitles the doer to receive a reward (prœmium, merces) from him in whose service the work is done.
Roman EmpireOld LatinLatinVulgar Latin

Question 3: This article incorporates text from the public-domain ________ of 1913.
Pope John Paul IIUnited StatesCatholic ChurchCatholic Encyclopedia

Question 4: Hence the reward of congruous merit always depends in great measure on the kindness and ________ of the giver, though not purely and simply on his good will.
Classical liberalismDemocracyIsaiah BerlinLiberalism

Question 5: The agent who merits must fulfil two conditions: He must be in the state of ________ (status viœ) and in the state of grace (status gratiœ).
Buddhist pilgrimageGaya, IndiaChristian pilgrimagePilgrimage

Question 6: This early-scholastic distinction and terminology, which developed in the controversies with the Pelagians and Semipelagians, were again emphasized by ________, the famous adversary of Martin Luther (cf.
Albertus MagnusCatholic ChurchJohann EckThomas Cajetan

Question 7: Finally, a supernatural motive is required because good works must be ________, not only as regards their object and circumstances, but also as regards the end for which they are performed (ex fine).

Question 8: In ________, a supernatural merit can only be a salutary act to which God in consequence of his infallible promise may give a reward.
Catholic ChurchTransubstantiationRoman Catholic theologySummorum Pontificum


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