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Theology Exam 59-117
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What is the classical term for Genesis 3:15? What does this term mean?
It was the first gospel or first promise of redemption in the bible
Explain the connections between Adam's curses and Christ's sufferings
Adam's curses add suffering and Jesus takes them on through the ultimate suffering, His victory is an antithesis for Adam's failures, crown of throne-role of a king, blood and sweat-toil of the field, Jesus rejects Satan in the garden and dies on a tree
Who was responsible for the Fall? Explain your answer.
The serpent, Adam, and then Eve in that specific order
We can know this by the syntactical structure of a chiasm in which the serpent is placed in the position of most importance, Adam and Eve are both given chances to defend themselves but the serpent is not
What was the motive of Cain's sin? How is this different from jealousy?
Jealous wants what someone else has, envy wants it and wishes the other did not have it
Who were the Sethites? Who were the Cainites? What behaviors distinguished the two groups?
Sethites are descendants of Seth, covenantal worship of the LORD, calling on his name
Cainites are descendants of Cain, diabolical tyrants, make names for themselves
Who were the "sons of God?" Who were the "daughters of men?"
Sons of God are Sethites
Daughters of men are Cainites
What brought on the flood? How many people were saved by the Ark?
God wanting to stop the Sethites from mingling with the Cainites (institutionalized sin)
What type of covenant does God make with Noah?
T/F The covenant with Noah is the first that God made with man
What does the name "Shem" mean?
Why did the descendants of Canaan settle in what was later called the Promised Land?
Ham tries to usurped Shem's inheritance by sleeping with his mother, his descendants continue out that wish.
Why was the scattering of the people from Babel a problem for God's plan of salvation?
The descendants of Nimrod were trying to make a name for themselves, to build a kingdom that matched the godly line of Shem (they were rejecting God's covenant structure and trying to overtake his people).
Scattering people opposes his plan of bringing them together.
Who represents the beginning of a solution to the problem of Babel?
What three things did God promise Abram in Genesis 12?
To make of him a great nation(Gen 15), to make his name great(Gen17), to bless all families of the earth through him(Gen22)
Which promise was elevated to the level of a covenant in Gen 15? What form of covenant was it?
Which promise was elevated to the level of a covenant in Gen 17? What form of covenant was it?
name great, vassal
Which promise was elevated to the level of a covenant in Gen 22? What form of covenant was it?
worldwide blessing, grant
What further covenants did each of these three foreshadow
Gen15- Sinai, Gen 17- Deuteronomy, Gen 22- David
T/F The life of Abraham foreshadows the experience of Israel.
What New Testament event is the sacrifice of Isaac a "type" for?
The crucifixion of Jesus
From where do the twelve tribes of Israel originate?
The twelve sons of Jacob, his two wives, and two maidservants.
What was the symbolism behind the ten plagues?
They each represented an Egyptian god that God was showing he was stronger than.
What saved the Israelites from the tenth plague?
The celebration of the feast of Passover, the blood on the posts and lintel of their doorways.
What type of covenant was made at Sinai?
What did the sprinkling of blood on the altar and the people symbolize?
That both God and the people took on obligations.
What three things did the golden calf represent? Who made the golden calf?
Money, sex, and power, Aaron
The combination of two or more religions
What happened regarding the priesthood in Israel as a result of the golden calf?
It transferred from the firstborn sons to the Levites
Why did the Israelites wander in the wilderness for forty years?
Ten of the twelve princes who went in to scout Canaan declare the people to be giants and the land as devouring. The people believed them and rejected God's promise so God had them wander for forty years
Who gave the Moabites the idea to seduce the Israelites into idolatry?
The failure of the second generation at Moab led Moses to give them a second law/covenant called _____.
Who led the Israelites into the Promised Land? In Hebrew, this name is identical to _____.
Explain the cycle repeated throughout the book of Judges
The cycle of sin is, sin slavery, supplication, salvation, surplus
Each time Israel gets comfortable they reject God and get taken over by an oppressor until they call out for help and the LORD saves them.
How many judges were there in all?
What is the problematic request that makes Samuel upset?
The request for Israel to have a King, to be like other nations
Who was the first king of Israel?
What kind of covenant did God make with David?
Who succeeds David as king of united Israel?
What did Solomon do when Bathsheba came to see him?
Established a throne for her at his right, (queen mother)
What three things constituted Solomon's big mistakes?
He stored up an arsenal, took many wives, and gathered wealth
Who succeeded Solomon as king? How did he cause the kingdom to divide?
Who led the north in revolt? What was his big sin?
Jeroboam, he erected two golden calves to be worshipped
In _____ B.C. the _____ conquered and deported the north Kingdom of Israel
772 B.C. Assyrians
In _____ B.C. the Temple was destroyed and the people deported to _____.
586 B.C. Babylon
The exile lasted _____ years. Which ruler allowed the Jews to return to Jerusalem?
70 years, Cyrus
According to Dr. Hahn, when Jesus said "it is finished," to what did the "it" refer?
The transformation of the Old Covenant into the New Covenant
To whom does Matthew connect Jesus at the beginning of his Gospel? What covenantal logic underlies this?
David and Abraham, to show he longs to the family that has always been the mediators of God's covenant
What two titles give structure to Mark's Gospel? Who confesses the first title? Who confesses the second?
Jesus Christ, Son of God
Peter, Roman centurion
To what was Jesus referring when He spoke of the kingdom covenanted to Him by the Father?
The Davidic Kingdom
What is the topic discussed in John 3? What is Jesus' discourse in John 6 called?
Baptism, Bread of Life discourse
What are the two primary meanings of Jesus' triple commission to Peter in Jn 21?
Agape and philos,
Do you love me?
DO you at least like me?
What was the first order of business for St. Peter in the Acts of the Apostles?
Choosing Judas' successor
How many people were converted on Pentecost? What two Old Testament events are evoked on Pentecost?
About 3000, tower of babel (languages are confused at Babel and fixed at Pentecost) and Sinai incident (3000 killed then, 3000 converted at Pentecost)
According to Acts 2:42, to what did the first Christians devote themselves?
The breaking of bread, teaching of the apostles, community life, and the prayers
List four major theological topics addressed by St. Paul in 1 Corinthians:
Eucharist, Charity, charismatic gifts, marriage and virginity, meat sacrificed to idols
According to Dr. Hahn, what is the book of Revelation ultimately about?
According to Dr. Sri, who is the ideal model of doing lectio divina?
The Blessed Virgin Mary
List the four steps of lectio divina:
Reading, meditation, prayer, and contemplation
grant, parity, vassal covenants
g-superior party has obligations
p-both parties take on obligations
v-inferior party has obligations
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