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5 Matching questions

  1. Kingly Tradition Paradigm
  2. Why do we have new translations?
  3. Exodus Paradigm
  4. Mark - Authorship
  5. Matthew - Authorship
  1. a Moses: an agent of redemption
  2. b David, 'nuf said
  3. c 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!
  4. d we have no explicit author but we DO have
    1) witness of Church fathers - Eusebeus (3c) says that Papias (2c) says someone said that Mark wrote it, listening to Peter
    2) Mark's bad rep - he deserted Paul on the first missionary journey. If anyone was going to invent an author, why would they pick Mark?
    3) Relationships - several other scriptures tell us that John Mark was in Rome with Peter around the date of authorship
  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. Testimonia theory.
    Moses motif: -monarch killing babies -Egypt -wilderness -40 -giving law from the mountain -12 tribes, 12 disciples -feeding the 5000, manna in the wilderness
    A five book structure, reflects Pentateuch
  2. 1) A supplement- John knows at least one Synoptic and adds material
    2) An interpretation- writing an explanation.
    3) Literary Independence** - John is writing his own gospel, not adding to or explaining the other.
  3. without a predicate = "God is."
    with a predicate = source of life, exclusivity (there is NO other)
    I am the way
    I am the resurrection and the life
    I am the vine
    I am the bread of life
    I am the light of the world
  4. Rome. The evidence:
    1. Tradition
    2. Language - Mark uses Aramaic and translates it, he also transliterates Latin into Greek (so, his readers know Latin but not Aramaic)
    3. Purpose of Proclamation - the cross does not prevent Christ from being the Son of God, addressing the Roman issues with the crucifixion
  5. 1) The role of the Holy Spirit in Luke/Acts - fits Lk's goal to demonstrate gentile acceptance. Sets this up throughout Gospel
    2) Jesus as the Son of God - birth announcement (to Mary), spiritual conception, the Baptism, see also Jesus - Adam Typology
    3) The Jubilee Connection - a year of Jubilee close to the beginning of Jesus' ministry. The claim of fulfilling Isaiah 61

5 True/False questions

  1. Jewish Expectation (and speculation) of MessiahJesus is a Joshua "type" and Joshua is a Jesus "type"
    Yeshua (Joshua) in Hebrew is transliterated Jesus in Greek
    means "Ywh is Salvation"


  2. "The Incident" ParadigmThe Golden Calf
    Religious Leaders point back to this event as the root of the Apostasy in the OT


  3. John - AudienceJohannine Community (disciples and followers of John)
    -Christians under Domitian persecution
    -isolated community, still a part of synagogue life, facing temptation to turn b/c of Jewish pressure under persec.


  4. 3 Basic Approaches to Translation"middle of the road"
    -a smoothing out of translation AND meaning
    -not afraid to move away from the literal in order to make clear
    -ex: NIV
    -danger: faces all four issue of translation


  5. 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.


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