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Bible Exam 4
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To whom does the phrase "she who is in Babylon" (1 Peter 5:13) refer?
A sister church
Many scholars believe 2 Peter is pseudepigraphical. How do they regard Peter?
It was written by a disciple of Jesus
The author of 1 Peter writes from where to whom?
From Rome to Christians in Asia Minor
What is the only early Christian document that could be read and as not admitting ! Peter into the canon?
The Muratorian Canon
The household Code (Haustafel) in 1 Peter is particularly distinctive from the Household Codes in other New Testament books for all the following reasons except what?
It compares the father-child relationship to that of God and Jesus
First Peter contains all of the following kinds of material except what?
Which of the following types of writings were associated with Peter's name in early Christian tradition?
All of the above
This is the doctrine that Gentile Christians have replaced the Jew's as God's chosen people.
Peter was killed during the reign of which Roman emperor?
Who was the person who delivered 1 Peter to the churches?
To which genre does 2 Peter appear to belong?
Which of the following is not a key element of the ancient testamentary literature?
The hero leaves some special memento or relic behind for memory
2 Peter uses the flood narrative out of the book of Genesis to support what argument made by the author?
God destroyed the world once in response to evil and will do so again
Which of the following is not a reason scholars believe Peter did not write 2 Peter?
Emperors who ruled after Peter's death mention the letter
Which of the following is a primary purpose of 2 Peter?
To warn about and counter the effects of false teaching
The transfiguration of Jesus refers to what event recounted in the Gospels?
Jesus revealing his glory on a mountain to Peter, James, and John
Which of the following is not an influence of Epicurean philosophy on early Christians?
They thought that Jesus never suffered and died
2 Peter responds to the delay of Christ's coming in all of the following ways except?
Christ will not return until all Jews accept Jesus as Messiah and the gospel is preached to the entire world
Which of the following is not true of 2 Peter?
It summarizes all of the teachings of the New Testament
All of the following are true of Gnostic Christians except?
They promoted working with one's hands to build a community
Which of the following groups in the 2nd century held the Gospel of John in high esteem?
All 3 of the Johannine letters appear to have what purpose?
To deal with conflict and division in the Johannine churches
In terms of authorship, which of the following is not true about 1,2, and 3 John?
Only 1 John mentions that John is the author
Which group believed that Christ was a divine being who only seemed to be human?
The Johannine writings seems to indicate that the early church was still working out which doctrine?
Christ's humanity and divinity
To whom is the second letter of John addressed?
The elect lady and her children
What word occurring in some English translations if the Bible refers to a cleansing or removal of defilement, usually in reference to Christ's death?
What word occurring in some English translations of the Bible refers to Christ's death as an act that placates the wrath of a God offended by human sin?
According to 1 John, how is the love of God made perfect?
Through obeying commands
What concept listed below does not occur in both 1 John and the Gospel of John?
2 Peter reminds readers that Peter witnessed which event mentioned in the Gospels?
The identity of the troublemakers (false Christians) in Jude include all of the following proposals except?
They are Christian slaves who employ radical aspects of the gospel for a slave revolt
Like the Johannine letters, Jude believes that the apostolic faith and tradition are?
The wolves in sheep's clothing have snuck into Jude's churches and could possibly be all of the following except?
Sicarii determined to overthrow Rome
Which of the following is not a factor or point that favors the author being Jude (brother of Jesus and from Palestine) and an early date for composition?
All Greek manuscripts of Jude have this name
Which of the following are creative caricatures leveled at the "intruders" Jude inveighs except?
A brood of vipers
The Greek name loudas is variously translated in English as which 3 names?
Jude, Judas, Judah
The letter of Jude uses which of the following motifs to express that God is in control?
What were early Christian love feasts?
Daily or weekly gatherings for worship
Who was Jude, the attributed author of the New Testament letter that bears this name?
The brother of Jesus, who became a believer as the resurrection
The book of revelation contains all of the following except?
The 7 churches mentioned in Revelation are all found in the Roman region of?
The book of revelation portrays the city of Rome as a?
What type of thought in the first century had a pessimistic view of the current world combined with optimistic expectation for the future of the small community of faithful people?
Which of the following is not an element of the Old Testament symbolism used by the author of revelation?
The red dragon
In contrast to apocalyptic literature, prophetic literature?
Is concerned that God's people repent and escape judgment for failing to keep covenant
Which group of people view the history of the world as increasingly good and which will eventually climax with a thousand year period of peace preceding Christ's return?
In John's first vision, he see's the throne of God and all of heaven's creatures worshiping. How did he get there?
Through an open door in heaven
Most Greek Manuscripts contain the number 666 for the number of the beast (13:18), but some manuscripts have this number?
Academic scholarship has a clear preference for the historical reading of revelation because the book's intent (based on the book's genre) is to?
Address the current circumstances of its original readers
In which first chapter of 1 Peter does the author tell his audience that they should await their glorious inheritance with what?
Hope, faith, and love
At the end of the letter, the author of 1 Peter addresses church leaders in what capacity?
As an elder
What is meant by the phrase "temporal university"?
Christ's death, burial, and resurrection impacted the past, present, and future
First Peter was intended for many congregations in various regions within the Roman Empire. It is therefore known as what?
A circular letter
What type of suffering addressed by 1 Peter was being experienced by its first readers?
Social ostracism and general harassment
How does the author of 2 Peter encourage the readers to move in the direction of orthodoxy?
Through apostolic pronouncements
What is doxology?
A hymn praise
Which of the following is not a change the author of 2 Peter makes to Jude?
He includes a reference to the influence of false teachers on weak-willed women
1 John opens up with a contrast between what two things?
Light and darkness
Who does John rebuke for rejecting his authority and refusing to help missionaries?
What statement best characterizes the teaching of the group that split away from the Johannine churches against which the letters of John teach?
Churches must remain open to new revelation
Which group believed that Jesus and Christ were 2 separate entities, 1 being a human person and the other a divine power?
According to Powell, Jude could be a commentary on what words of Jesus?
"You will know them by their fruits"
Which of the following does not contribute to the scholars new thinking that Jude is an authentic letter?
Jude was written before Paul's first letter to the Thessalonians
Church tradition says that Jude's grandsons were leaders of the churches in what area toward the end of the first century?
In addition to Hebrew scriptures, Jude relies on?
The letter of Jude emphasizes the condemnation of the false Christians by associating them with?
Notorious sinners from the Jewish scriptures
What ancient city was famous for being built on 7 hills?
To the extent that Revelation is prophecy, it should be read as a communication intended primarily for people?
Living at the same time it was written
Which of the following is not a feature of apocalyptic literature, such as revelation?
Linear, chronological narrative
The book of revelation shares features of all of the following except?
To what does the term "gematria" refer?
Assigning numerical values to words
In revelations animals can have a symbolic function. Which one of these animals appears as a symbol?
Most interpreters today identify the author of revelation as?
An otherwise unknown Christian prophet named John
In the opening of 1 Peter, what does the author call his audience?
Exiles of the dispersion
To which genre does Peter 2 appear to belong?
From which book does Peter borrow extensively?
The statement "God is love" occurs in which book?
What concrete example of loving one another is given in 1 John 3:17?
Giving material help in Christians in need
The Johannine writings seem to indicate that the early church was still working out which doctrine?
Christ's humanity and divinity
For what is Gaius noted in 3 John?
According to a futurist approach to the book of revelation, the 7 letters represent?
The 7 future eras of church history
Revelation does all of the following except?
Offer bland advice
Which of the following is not an image for the church used in 1 Peter to communicate that Christians represent a new Israel?
How does Paul refer to Peter in his letters
A pillar of the church
What image for the church does 1 Peter use?
The priesthood of all believers
The contents of 1 Peter are tied especially to which christian ritual?
Which of these characteristics of the false teachers is not discussed or mentioned in 2 Peter?
They preach circumcision and the law of Moses
The genre of 1 John is probably best described as what?
A theological tract
Who are those who are kept safe in Christ?
The readers of Jude's letter
Could a peasant Jew produce a letter that demonstrates command of Greek language as seen in Jude?
Maybe - Palestine was just as hellenized as other parts of the world
Jude was often thought to be fake because
Palestinian peasants did not produce Jude's level of Greek
Veil is pulled back
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