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NT Exam 3 - The Gospels Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. σωματικα
  2. 3 Basic Approaches to Translation
  3. Curiosity of Sequence
    (evidence of Markan Priority)
  4. Why do we have new translations?
  5. Matthew - Authorship
  1. a 1. Our ability to understand the meaning of ancient languages
    2. The way we use our own language
    3. NOT because the original meaning has changed!
  2. b 1. Literal/Formal
    2. Free/Paraphrase
    3. Dynamic Equivalence
  3. c -when Mtt & Lk use Markan pericopes, they are almost always in the same order in which they are found in Mk
    -when Mtt & Lk use Q, the sequence is all over the place
    -Mtt uses Q in small batches
    -Lk uses Q in large hunks
  4. d physical, historical
    Clement's comment on the Synoptic Gospels
  5. e Matthew is not a logical choice for an invented author
    Church Tradition: Papias - Matthew written in Aramaic
    Theory - an Aramaic testimonia book (M) became the basis of the Gospel along with Mk and Q.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The ending of Mark, 16:9-20
    -The Byzantine Text has these verses
    -The Alexandrian Text omitts
  2. Moses: an agent of redemption
  3. 1783
  4. Jesus is a Joshua "type" and Joshua is a Jesus "type"
    Yeshua (Joshua) in Hebrew is transliterated Jesus in Greek
    means "Ywh is Salvation"
  5. promised descendants
    will be a blessing to the nations
    promised Land

5 True/False Questions

  1. John's "I am" Statements-to answer the question "Who is He?"
    -Mark is claiming Jesus is the Son of God, despite the cross

          

  2. The Gospel of Peter-non-canonical, 2nd c gnostic, pseudepigraph
    -docetic depiction of the crucifixion
    -9th c. copy found in a monk's coffin
    -Oxyrhynncus fragments: 2nd or 3rd c.

          

  3. Passover ParadigmGod's care and protection

          

  4. The Gospel of Thomas-non-canonical, 2nd c gnostic, pseudepigraph
    -docetic depiction of the crucifixion
    -9th c. copy found in a monk's coffin
    -Oxyrhynncus fragments: 2nd or 3rd c.

          

  5. Solutions to the Text-Critical Issue of Mark1) vs 8 is simply the end
    2) the book was never finished, something happened to prevent the ending from being written
    3) the Resurrection account was planned for a second volume following Luke-Acts pattern (little evidence for this)
    4) the ending was lost
    5) the resurrection account was already widely known and circulated (the weakest argument)

          

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