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NT Exam #4 (Final Exam)
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Tone of Galatians
Combative - Dense & complex arguments
Pauline Corpus & Magna Carta
Author of Galatians
3 major cities of Galatia
Tavium, Ancyra, Pessinus
Original location of Galatia
Central Asia minor (Turkey)
South Galatian Theory
View that Paul wrote the letter of Galatians to churches in southern Asia Minor prior to the Jerusalem Council. Including churches: Perga, Pisidian Antioch, Iconium, Lystra, and Derbe.
North Galatian theory
View that Paul wrote Galatians to churches founded on his second missionary journey in north-central Asia Minor.
Jerusalem council - Gentiles don't need to be circumcised
How does Paul defend his authority?
Received word directly from God
Curse of the law
Need to follow law exactly
2 reasons God gave the law
Condemn us & protects us
4 categories of vices
Sexual, false worship, relationships, personal excess
Fruit of the Spirit
To live in Christ
*Why Paul wrote Romans
3 Aspects to Righteousness of God
C. H. Dodd argued
Laws of nature are God's wrath
*God gave them up bc of their moral decay - 3 arguments
Permissive - God abstains from interference
Privative - God withdraws his aid
Judicial - God accelerates consequences
Word for sin - missed the mark (Archer)
*Paul's 3 metaphors of the Cross
T. W. Manson
God's inflexible opposition to evil
Slow building up of pressure that leads to intervention
Paul's good news/bad news
We're all sinners
Jesus died for our sins
The Little Romans
Summary statement of everything else
Karl Barth, John Wesley, Augustine & Luther
3 Theories of origin of church in Rome
Founded by Peter
Jewish Pilgrim converts
Christians merchants & soldiers
Where did Paul write Prison Epistles?
Philippians - critical issue
Place of writing & question of unity
Philemon - Critical issue
Did the Christian church stand against slavery?
Ephesians - Critical issue
Meaning of the phrase "The Heavenlies"
Colossians - Critical issue
"Stoichea tou Kosmou" - Elemental powers of the world
Location of Philippi
Named after father of Alexander the Great - Philip 2nd of Macedon.
Location of Philemon
Paul suggests mediating between a "prodigal" slave and his master from the city of Rome
Location of Ephesians
City was known as lumen Asia (Light of Asia)
probably to churches in Asia.
Location of Colossians
Colosse was one of 3 great cities in Lycus River Valley - "Yellowstone of Asia"
Mood of Philippians
Friendship letter - Fireside chat
Mood of Philemon
Brief, witty diplomatic letter
Mood of Ephesians
Encourages reader to "bend the knee into the temple" - prayer-like & hymnic in form
Mood of Colossians
Forthright, positive & passionate
Themes of Philippians
Martyrdom, joy, unity & thanksgiving
Themes of Philemon
Reconciliation of a slave & his master
Themes of Ephesians
Christology & the Church
Themes of Colossians
Practical implications of high Christology
3 meanings of Harpagmos
Snatching equality with God
Clutching/holding onto equality with God
Exploiting equality with God
Jesus should be
What did Jesus empty himself of?
Attributes & status - "Stripped himself of every advantage"
Philemon verse 11
Paul indicates that a slave is useless until he converts to Christianity
Gentiles added to the covenant
Colossians - "Christus Victor"
Christ defeated the powers of evil & overcame Earthly death
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