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Arts and Humanities
Midterm - 2/4
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God's revelation in nature can be called ______________ revelation; God's revelation in the words of the Bible can be called ______________ revelation.
Name one truth that can be known about God apart from the Bible.
T/F The sufficiency of Scripture means the Bible can answer every question we have.
The sufficiency of Scripture warns us not to _________ new revelations or requirements to Scripture.
The sufficiency of Scripture encourages us to be ___________ with what God has revealed rather than speculating about what God has not revealed.
The ideas of modernism have given way to the ideas of __________ in recent years.
A literary approach to the Bible recognizes that authors communicate their meaning not only through the specific words they choose but also through the larger ________ through which they choose to communicate their message.
T/F Rudolf Bultmann's "demythologizing" approach to interpreting the Bible sought to take the text at face value.
"Epistemology" is the study of what we ________ and how we _________ it.
T/F According to post-modernism, the reading community determines the meaning of the text.
According to Nichols & Brandt, which of the following four words should NOT characterize how we read Scripture? Christologically, Scientifically, Collectively, Obediently
The "Analogy of Scripture" means that ____________ must interpret Scripture, the clear the unclear.
The "grammatical-historical" approach to interpretation focuses on determining whose originally intended meaning?
T/F Humility in interpreting the Bible requires weakened convictions about what the Bible actually means.
The "accommodation" of God's word to human culture refers to the form of the Bible but not the ___________.
We know God's existence by the evidence of the Bible and nature but also by our ____________.
The truth that God can never be fully or completely understood is called his ____________,
The attributes of God that cannot be shared or cannot be shared as much with humans are his ______________ attributes.
The truth that God does not depend in any way on anything or anyone else is the doctrine of God's _______________.
Scripture does portray God as experiencing _____________, but never possessing or expressing them in a sinful way, unlike us.
The truth that God sees all time in an equally vivid way at once refers to the doctrine of God's ______________.
The truth that God does not have spatial dimensions and cannot be contained in or limited to any one part of his creation refers to the doctrine of God's ______________.
The truth that God always fully possesses all of his attributes, attributes that never conflict with one another refers to the doctrine of God's ______________.
T/F God sometimes responds differently to different situations.
T/F Because God is infinite, a human cannot truly have a personal relationship with God.
The truth that God always chooses the best goals and the best means to those goals is God's _____________.
The truth that God eternally gives of himself to others is God's ___________.
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