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Which of the following is NOT true about our earliest manuscripts of the complete Christian Bible?
They were written in fragments.
In what language was the New Testament originally written?
It took over a century for the New Testament to be widely regarded by Christians with the same authority as the Jewish Scriptures.
Which of the following is NOT true about the term "new testament"?
It is the title the Apostle Paul gave to the New Testament collection.
According to our discussion in class, what question did original readers of the story of Jesus's Temptation most likely ask themselves?
"Will Jesus succeed in resisting temptations in the wilderness where the Israelites failed?"
In the Gospels, why does Jesus likely prefer the term "Son of Man"?
Because the title does not clearly indicate any particular role
Which of the following is NOT a theme of Matthew 13's seven "Kingdom of Heaven" parables?
The Kingdom of Heaven is lost but will soon be found.
In the Gospels, why does Jesus likely choose twelve apostles?
Because they symbolize a fully-restored people of Israel and can act together later to confirm the truth of his words and deeds
Which of the following is true of Peter's Confession?
Peter understands Jesus is the Messiah but not what that really means. and
Of all people, Peter presents the clearest description of Jesus' true identity.
After what specific event did the Jewish leadership decide to kill Jesus? (i.e. Which event solidified their opposition to him?)
His confrontation at the Temple
On what day of the week did Jesus rise from the dead?
And who saw him first after he rose?
According to Acts, why do Christians go and preach about Christ to non-Jews?
Because they want to invite ALL to align themselves with Jesus based on the universal appeal of his death and resurrection. and,
Because the OT expects the Messiah (thus, Jesus) will rule all the nations.and,
Because as the true "Suffering Servant," Jesus draws all nations to Himself.
For what major event are the Maccabees known?
Revolt against Greeks
Based on class discussion, what did the events of Pentecost/Acts 2 (tongues of fire, etc.) represent?
The New Covenant is here. and,
"Anti-Babel," i.e. God bridges diversity. and,
God's spirit is upon Jesus' disciples.
Solomon builds the temple in Jerusalem
Kingdom of Israel taken into Exile
Kingdom of Judah taken into Exile
Pompey takes control in Jerusalem
Herod the Great dies
Second temple is destroyed
Bar Kochba Revolt against the Romans
Taking away the northern "10 tribes"
Destroying the first temple (solomon's)
Returning the Jews to their own land
Desecrating the altar at the Temple
Destroying the Second Temple
The Septuagint was written...
Which of the following is NOT true about the term "new testament"
It is the title the Apostle Paul gave to the New Testament collection.
The Jewish people were never "Hellenized."
Which ruler over the Jews was in fact Jewish?
Who is famous for having committed a great sacrilege against the altar of the Jewish Temple?
Which of the following is a common ancestor to all Jews?
Which of the following Jewish sects did not believe in the resurrection of the dead?
Due to the Exile and other migration, Jews were spread throughout the Mediterranean, North Africa, and the Middle East. Together, they are called the Jewish ______.
Which of the following did NOT rule over the Jewish people during the Hellenistic period?
The authors of the New Testament originally wrote it to be a single-volume counterpart to the Old Testament.
His ministry is earlier than the other. John the Baptist or Jesus?
John the Baptist
His ministry brought reconciliation between Jews. John the Baptist or Jesus?
John the Baptist
His ministry brought division between Jews. John the Baptist or Jesus?
His ministry was in the manner of Elijah. John the Baptist or Jesus?
John the Baptist
Baptism by the Spirit. John the Baptist or Jesus?
Baptism by water. John the Baptist or Jesus?
John the Baptist
Baptism for ritual purity. John the Baptist or Jesus?
According to our discussion in class, why might Matthew have highlighted the women he did in Jesus's genealogy?
To remind his readers that Jesus is not alone in having a somewhat scandalous mother and
To remind his readers that the Jewish God is an inclusive, "cleansing" god
What Old Testament figure was from Bethlehem?
Which of the following is NOT true of the Magi?
There were three of them.
Out of what town did Jesus base his ministry?
Which of the following are reasonable defenses against the idea that Jesus was a sexist in his selection of only men as apostles?
Men were regarded with greater esteem by ancient Jewish leaders (whether Jesus liked it or not), and he needed to appeal to them first. and
Men were more economically and socially able to travel (away from home). and
Men were more appropriate traveling companions (avoiding possible scandal).
Why was Herod the Great considered so great?
He renovated the Second Temple.
What does Malachi (the last book in the OT) prophesy about what will happen before "the Day of the Lord"?
In Malachi, Elijah will come before the Day of the Lord/ day of judgement to unite the Jews.
a) Give one specific example of how Matthew accents Jesus's connection to David in the beginning of his book. [1-2 sentences]
(b) Explain why he wants to do that. [1-2 sentences]
Matthew accents Jesus's connection to David in the beginning of his book by including David in the geology of Jesus and also signifying that there were 14 generations between the major people/events which relates back to David. He wants to do this because the Jews knew that the Messiah must come from the line of David.
Old Testament prophecy is clear: Any future Messiah must be born of a sexual virgin so he can be God incarnate.
Inheritor, elect, esp. chosen for God's purposes
Son of God
God the Son
Second Person of the Trinity
Which of the following is likely true of Jesus's baptism?
It signaled Jesus' choice to unify himself with sinful humanity.
Which of the following is true of the Sermon on the Mount?
It is the largest section of Jesus's teaching in the Bible.
In the Gospels, which type of authority does Jesus NOT exhibit?
Authority over soldiers
Explain how Jesus's name relates what the angel said to Joseph (i.e. "he will save his people from their sin"). [2-3 sentences]
Jesus's name originally means "saves". The Immanuel mean "god with us". Jesus will bring salvation which means he will save the soul from sins and its consequences or hell.
Which of the following was NOT something the Devil tempted Jesus with?
Which of the following most accurately describes Jesus' attitude toward the OT Law (i.e. Law of Moses/Torah)?
He believes he has ultimate interpretative authority over the Law.
Fill in the blank in the following analogy:
Roman culture:Cross::American culture:__________
Which rabbinic Jewish document best describes the kind of "tradition of the elders" we see honored by the Pharisees in Mark?
Makes the most citations of the OT
Is probably the earliest Gospel
Makes the most (explicit) references to the nations/Gentiles
Includes the Sermon on the Mount
What is Christology?
The study of the person of Jesus Christ especially with regard to his human and divine natures.
Name a story in Mark that shows "Markan Christology" and explain how it does so. [3-4 sentences]
A story in Mark that shows "Markan Christology" would be the how Jesus walked on the water. This shows that Jesus is God because he has the authority to trample over the waves like stated in Job.
Which of the following does NOT describe Mark's "Messianic Secret"?
It's an oral tradition motif wherein every Gospel writer explains Jesus's parables.
Which of the following was Jesus' "sign-act" against the Temple (like an OT prophet)?
He overthrew the money changers' tables.
We can't say for sure, but which of the following is NOT a likely reason for Jesus' confrontation at the Temple?
He was angry at the Roman/Gentile presence there.
How does Jesus's feeding of the 4000 (and collecting 7 loaves) show his disagreement with the Pharisees?
He is not afraid to serve Gentiles (even Canaanites).
According to our discussion in class, what is the main point of Jesus's Transfiguration?
He has authority over "the Law and the Prophets."
According to class discussion, what is the meaning of Jesus' withering of the fig tree?
Due to bad leadership, the Temple will be destroyed.
The fact that Jesus was crucified meant:
He was executed as (if he were) a political rebel
According to Luke, the Sanhedrin:
Got Jesus to admit he's the Messiah
By examining the biblical text, we can tell the Third Gospel was written by:
Whoever also wrote Acts
In Luke, which quality of Jesus is repeatedly featured during his trial and death?
Unleavened bread = Jesus' _______
Lamb = Jesus' ______
Wine = Jesus' _____
Which is NOT a reason scholars think the crowd expected Jesus to start a rebellion?
After passing through them, Jesus immediately entered the Temple and looked around.
Which of the following is NOT true about the sign posted above Jesus' head on the cross, saying, "This is the King of the Jews"?
For the Jewish crowd, it reflected what they all believed (i.e. everyone in Jerusalem thought he was the Messiah).
According to Luke, why during Jesus' crucifixion, did darkness fall on the earth and the Temple's curtain get torn from top to bottom? Because Jesus did what?
Jesus suffers a trial at the hands of Romans and death at the hands of Jews.
Through which Old Testament reference do the Gospels primarily understand the meaning of the Cross (i.e. the crucifixion of Jesus)?
Read the following quotes from Luke. Which one best represents ALL the major themes from Luke?
"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor."
According to class discussion, what does Judas's betrayal mean for Christians?
Anyone can betray Jesus, even one of the Twelve.
Who is (Pontius) Pilate?
The one who frees Barabbas.
Which of the following did Jesus say at the garden of Gethsemane, showing his faithfulness?
"Nevertheless, Father, not my will, but yours be done."
Who does Jesus NOT look like in his crucifixion?
The Messiah in Psalm 2.
Which is NOT true of Jesus speech from the Mount of Olives overlooking the Temple (and before the Last Supper)?
Jesus says his followers will not suffer.
Which of the following qualities is true of both the Gospels and all other histories?
They are selective in what they choose to write about.
Material about the Jerusalem elite probable source
Material from the Beloved disciple probable source
author's ancient, original intended meaning for "one and only son"
The son of the God, i.e. sharing in one Godness
author's ancient, original intended meaning for "believes"
Complete trust and commitment, i.e. allegience
author's ancient, original intended meaning for "eternal life"
Unending life here on earth
Typically for skeptical historians, because of the bias of the Gospel writers, the Gospels:
Can still reveal truths about Jesus by careful extraction of unbiased facts.
The Gospels do not record the ipsissima verba of Jesus.
Which is true of Luke in the 2-document hypothesis solution to the Synoptic Problem?
It depends on Mark and Q.
Why do scholars hypothesize about which Gospel(s) have a literary relationship to others?
Because the same words and syntax in the original language appear in each.
According to our discussion in class, which of the following is LEAST likely to be a source for the Fourth Gospel?
John the Apostle (the son of Zebedee)
Though based on oral tradition themselves, the Gospels sought to stop unauthorized oral stories from being trusted.
At Pentecost (Acts 2), all the new believers in Christ were:
Baptized in water
According to our discussion in class, why does "Subjection of the nations" equal "Salvation of the nations" under the Messiah?
Because his "right rule" results in peaceful living.
According to class discussion, why did Jesus ascend?
To allow for more believers to repent and learn from God and one another.
Arrange the Events of Jesus' Life listed below into the proper order:
4. Begins Ministry
5. Calling of the Twelve
6. Feeding the 5000
7. Walks on Water
8. Peter's confession
10. Triumphal entry
11. Last Supper
12. Prayer in garden, Judas' betrayal, trial by council, peter's denial
13. Before Pilate
What imagery does God use to tell Peter that he should accept Cornelius (and his household) into the church (if they show the appropriate belief and signs)?
Unclean animals called clean
What did the early church consistently require for both Jews and Gentiles to become included as full members of the church?
Baptism by water in the name of the Jesus Christ, and
(Baptism in) the Holy Spirit
Which of the following instructions were NOT given by the Jerusalem Council to Gentile members of the church?
Do not eat with Jews (or Jewish Christians).
What compromise did James offer at the Jerusalem Council about what Gentiles needed to do in order to maintain their membership in the church?
Follow rules/laws which Gentiles should already follow (i.e. Noachide-like laws)
As depicted in Acts, the early church assumed their wealth was:
Meant to be voluntarily given by them to other Christians in need
In Acts 6, the Seven "Deacons"/Servants (including Stephen) are:
Ordained to help deliver food to all the needy Christians (in their community).
When Jesus entered Jerusalem on a colt (donkey), what did he want the crowd to know?
That he was Messiah, but a humble one
Define the Logos of God (from John 1, "The Word was with God...").
Pre-incarnate Jesus, and
The thoughts of God, and
Something similar to Jewish/OT concept of "wisdom"
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