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Philosophy of History


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Which of the following are necessary for a person or thing or event to be considered historical in a philosophical sense?
The person, event, or thing must actually be important.

The event or thing must be related to a person.

The person, event,or thing must be related to a story.

The person, event, or thing must be a part of or related to the story in life. This is the crux of history.
Where does the modern view of history originate from?
Which of the following characterized the Present Evil Age?


Jews, Christians, and Muslims claim that a Messiah will come at the end of the Present Evil Age who by means of the Spirit of God will usher in the Kingdom of God.
Which of the following characterized the Age to Come?

Eternal life

The Holy Spirit
What is the primary difference between the Jewish concept of history and the Christian concept of history?
Christianity claimed that the Messiah has already come and yet will come again at the end of the present age.
Which of the following statements are true concerning the concept of history which emerged around 1800 AD?
The latest concept of history is based upon Hegelian dialecticism.

Hegel taught that once an idea emerged, the opposite idea would also immediately emerge creating conflict between the .two ideas.
Hegelian dialecticism was universally accepted by all philosopohers.
Which of the following were true of the secularization of the Christian concept of history in the 19th-early 20th centuries?
Select the statements below which are true.
The Lost Generation was centered in Paris, France and featured such luminaries as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and Gertrude Stein. These all came from the first model of ultimate reality.

The Inklings were centered in Oxford, England and boasted such luminaries as J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Williams.

Although the Inklings were coming out of the 3rd model with its optimistic vision of the future, their works still nevertheless portrayed the harsh realities of life, such as war and suffering.