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Dr. Scott Adair's BNEW final fall 2012


Hellenization refers to the spread of which ancient culture?

Alexander the Great

What individual is associated with the spread of Greek culture and ideas throughout the Mediterranean world?


Which Jewish sect lived in the wilderness and practiced a radical ascetic lifestyle?


Which Jewish sect was the most influential among the common people of Israel in the 1st century?


which Jewish sect did not believe in resurrection, angels or spirits?

Davidic, 2 samuel 7

Which Israelite covenant most directly contributed to 1st century messianic expectation? where is it located?


At its most basic level what is unique about the Jewish faith?


In the 1st century, Israel was a province of which ancient Empire?


Are the four gospels historical documents or theological documents?


which gospel is most strongly directed towards jewish readers and focuses on Jesus as the fulfillment of the Old Testament?


Which gospel is structured around five discourses of Jesus


Which gospel is the shortest and often thought of be the earliest gospel written?


The authorship of which synoptic gospel is traditionally ascribed to an apostle?


which gospel contains the high priestly prayer?

Mark and Q

According to the 2 source hypothesis, what are the two major sources Matthew and Luke used to write their gospels


Which of the gospels contains an account of Jesus' birth featuring the visit of magi, wise men from the east


which of the synoptic Gospels does not contain a genealogy

Matthew and Luke

which gospels narrate the temptation of Jesus

bow down and worship him

in the temptation narratives, Satan offers Jesus all the kingdoms of the world if he (Jesus) will just do what?

Peter, James, John

who made up Jesus' inner circle?

Moses and Elijah

At the transfiguration, Jesus spoke with which two OT figures?

Matthew and Mark

which Gospels narrate the transfiguration


In the synoptic gospels, in which region did Jesus' ministry begin and in which region does it end?


Which city did Jesus weep over

All 4

Which gospels narrate the triumphal entry


which gospels narrate the last supper?

Caiaphus, Herod, Pilate

Before whom did Jesus stand trial?


who were the first people to see the risen Christ?

Luke 6

which passage contains the list of blessings and woes that opens the "sermon on the plain"

Anonymous Righteousness

in the sermon on the mount, what is the common feature of Jesus' teaching regarding prayer, almsgiving and fasting

Mark 10:45

where is the verse "the son of Ma came not to be served, but to serve and give his life as a ransom for many" found?


According to Mark 8, following Jesus means sacrificing one's _____


Near the end of the synoptic gospel's, Jesus talks about things to come using elaborate, cataclysmic imagery such as the moon turning to blood.. what is this kind of speech called?


what do we call material that is that is intended to provide grounds for believing the claims of Christianity


what is the name of the doctrine that God became a human being and "assumed flesh" in Jesus of Nazareth


the technical term for the study of the Holy Spirit

Holy spirit

the word paraclete means helper is and is primarily used to refer to whom?


what name means "accuser" or "adversary" in Hebrew


what genre are the gospels?

Rahab, tamar, ruth, mary

who are the 5 women in the genealogy in Matthew

Bread of life 6
Light of the world 8-9
the door and gate 10
the good shepherd 10
the resurrection and Life 11
the way truth and life 14
the vine 15

name the 7 I AM statements and their locations

water to wine 2
heals officials son 4
heals invalid 5
feeds 5000 6
walks on water 6
heals man born blind 9
raises Lazarus 11

know the 7 signs of John

and the word became flesh and dwelt among us and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only son from the father, full of grace and truth

john 1:14

now jesus did many other signs in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these are written so that you may believe that jesus is the christ, the son of God and that by believing this you may have life in his name

John 20:30-31

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