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Protestant Tradition Exam
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The protestant movement is characterized by unity and diversity. Explain the basis of this unity and diversity.
Unity is through the gospel which is something good from God. Diversity is the way the Gospel is interpreted.
The Erie First Assembly of God church is part of which of the following religious traditions?
For the early Protestant reformers, the final arbiter in making religious knowledge was:
Although Protestant Evangelicals and Fundamentalists hold many of the same beliefs, they differ in an enculturation model. Which of the following best describes that difference?
Absorb and Transform vs. Separate and Isolate
In all its various forms, what is the common element that gives Protestantism its vitality?
Faith of the participants
Which of the describes John Calvin's understanding of predestination?
According to recent statistics published by Lutheran, Methodist, and Presbyterian groups of northwest PA, what do all three groups share in common?
They are decreasing in membership
Which of the following groups is part of the anabaptist tradition?
Early violent conflict between the Roman Catholic tradition and the protestant tradition was settled through a truce that resulted in a division of Germany in the 16th century. How was Germany divided to bring an end to the religious wars and reflect the presence of both traditions?
Territorialism- if you lived on land owned by someone else you were that religion of the owner
What is the name of the English reformation group that saw (and continues to see) themselves as both Protestant and Roman Catholic?
Which of the following best describes the Protestant notion of individual responsibility before God?
Priesthood of the Believer
Luther responded negatively to this practice within the Roman Catholic tradition of his day which, according to some, offered release from punishment based upon the purchase of this overt sign repentance. What was the practice?
There were two mainline branches within the early Reformation movement. What were those two mainline branches?
Reforms and Lutherans
Denzel Chetty, in his article, "Some Preliminary Comments on the Formation of Online Religious Identities," concludes which of the following?
"Cyber-space challenges our very understanding of religion"
How does the quest to meet "felt needs" affect the Protestant Movement in America? Use our visit to the Erie First Assembly of God to illustrate your answer.
The need are social connectedness and they were providing a social event at the beginning with candy before and cotton candy after the service.
Which of the following meetings served as the Roman Catholic response to the early Protestant Reformation movement finalizing the split between the Protestant and Catholic branches of Christianity?
Council of Trent
Which of the following represents the contemporary growth area with Protestantism?
Which of the following groups was of the opinion that the Reformation did not go far enough and characterized themselves as the Third Way?
The Reformers maintained two ordinances (sacraments) from the seven observed in the Roman Church. What are those two ordinances?
Baptism and Lords Supper
Which of the following religious positions hold that the redemptive grace of God is mediated through Jesus and the recipient must know it?
What was the name of the Council called to formulate the Roman Catholic response to the Reformation?
The Council of Trent
John Wesley is most closely associated with which tradition?
Arminius advocated which of the following beliefs in contra-distinction from the mainline Reformed tradition?
Human Free Will
According to both Luther and Calvin, what makes the rituals of baptism or communion effective in the life of the participant?
The Faith of the participant
The Westminster Confession is part of which of the following traditions?
What church tradition views itself as both Protestant and Roman Catholic?
Which of the following served as an important voice for the Deistic moment of the early religious experience in the United States?
The Reformers claimed that the authoritative source of religious knowledge is:
Which of the following is not a central tenet to Presbyterian belief?
Which of the following best describes the exclusivist approach to Protestant Christianity?
God's grace is mediated through Jesus and the recipient must know it
Which of following best describes two core values of Protestantism in the early American colonies?
Individuality - equality
Which of the following is the name given to a series of religious revivals throughout the Ohio Valley in the middle of the 18th century?
Which of the following traditions is known best for its emphasis on pacifism?
Which of the following documents has had a central role in the Lutheran tradition?
Book of Concord
The Anabaptist Movement held (and holds) as core values which of the following set of three?
Community - Simplicity - Non-violence
What are the two sacraments (ordinances) observed by most denominations within the Protestant Movement?
Lord's supper and Baptism
Protestantism is a moving target that swings on a pendulum between "right thinking" and "right living". Illustrate this aspect of Protestantism by reference to churches visited or material presented by guests or student reports in class.
First Assembly- right living (family impact)
Baptist Church- right thinking (emphasize on bible and interpretation)
Which of the following distinguished themselves in the early Protestant Movement by their insistence that the church is a voluntary organization?
Which of the following was an instrumental figure in the early Quaker Movement?
The Enlightenment (as articulated by Immanuel Kant) redefined faith as:
That which provides inner satisfaction
Protestantism is best defined as:
A social movement
Which denominational tradition characterized itself as neither Roman Catholic nor Protestant but the Third Way?
Match the following traditions with one of the following views of Eucharist or Lord's Supper: consubstantiation, transubstantiation, and symbol.
The Reformed tradition early emphasized correct theological thinking through the formulation of creeds and doctrinal statements. What was given to this tendency in the Reformed tradition to emphasize correct theological thinking?
Which of the following wrote the small book "The Age of Reason" and in doing so presented a deistic reformulation of Christianity?
Which of the following played a significant role in the missionary movement of the 19th century?
Which of the following popularized the Methodist movement through the composition of hymns and songs?
For Schleiermacher, what is the core principle for all religious expressions?
Dependence on the absolute
Which of the following emphasizes the demonstrable and supernatural evidence of the presence of God particularly speaking in tongues, divine healings, and prophecy?
Explain how the missionary movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries led to an unintentional "cultural imperialism"
Countries that missionaries travelled to became dependent on the west and spreading christianity and western view
In what manner does Protestant Liberalism value Jesus?
What of the following is not subject of the Fundamentals published in the early 20th century?
Which of the following composed in the mid-1970's, expressed a conservative Protestant view of biblical authority?
Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy
Which of the following represents the growth area within contemporary Protestantism in America?
Which of the following best describes the characterization of the Bible in the Protestant in America?
Which of the following best describes the characterization of the Bible in the Protestant Fundamental on the Bible?
Inspired - Inerrant - Infallible
According to James Cone, why does the Black Church exist in the United States?
At its very core, Protestant Fundamentalism holds to:
Belief in an "open universe"
Which of the following triads expresses a mix of core values characteristic of the Anabaptist movement?
Community - non-violence - simplicity
Which of the following is often characterized as the greatest Protestant theologian ever coming from the United States and was heavily involved in the Great Awakening?
The Enlightenment altered the traditional Protestant formula for determining valid religious knowledge by emphasizing which of the following:
Which of the following characterized the "kingdom of God" as the organization of humanity through actions inspired by love?
Which of the following is the name given to an influx of religious sentiment in America during the 1700's, primarily as a result of new immigration?
For Protestant Liberalism, what is the basis for determining valid religious knowledge?
Which of the following two values have characterized American Protestantism since its very inception?
Individualism - Equality
What is the name given to the theological movement seeking to remedy racial inequities in the United States?
Richard Ely, participant in the social gospel movement, considered which of the following the proper object of redemption?
What is the method of enculturation used by the Evangelical wing of Protestantism in the early part of the 21st century?
Absorb and Transform
What is the name of the theological movement concerned with correcting gender oppression?
According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, what is the felt need leading millennials to participate in religious observance?
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