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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Jewish Expectation (and speculation) of Messiah
  2. John - Date
  3. Matthew - Date
  4. Streeter's Hypothesis
  5. The Gospel of Thomas
  1. a 90s
    -Liberals say Christology is too advanced and place it around 200
    -1920, P52 (fragment of a copy) discovered. dated 100-125
    in order for copies to exist, it had to come earlier.
  2. b -non-canonical, 2nd c gnostic, pseudepigraph
    -alludes to and quotes NT
    -includes stories/quotes of Jesus which may have actually happened
    -Nag Hammadi: 350 AD. Coptic copy with 114 sayings of Jesus, found in 1945
    -Oxyrhynncus: 2nd or 3rd c. Fragments with 32 sayings, found in 1904, published 1970s
  3. c ...
  4. d 1 c. document for sure.
    Question: before or after 70 (temple destruction)?
    Liberal need the date to fall after 70 AD so Matt. put Jesus' temple prediction in his mouth
    Conservatives don't care
  5. e 1924

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Centers on 2 questions
    1) Who is the "beloved disciple?" a literary device?
    -many scholars accept that he is the author. we know:
    -named John, not necessarily the Apostle
    -a teen of a High Priestly family
    2) Who is the author?
    -John the Apostle
    -a John, not the Apostle
    -Johannine Community (see Audience)
  2. 1) The role of the Holy Spirit in Luke/Acts - fits Lk's goal to demonstrate gentile acceptance. Sets this up throughout Gospel
    2) Jesus as the Son of God - birth announcement (to Mary), spiritual conception, the Baptism, see also Jesus - Adam Typology
    3) The Jubilee Connection - a year of Jubilee close to the beginning of Jesus' ministry. The claim of fulfilling Isaiah 61
  3. "middle of the road"
    -a smoothing out of translation AND meaning
    -not afraid to move away from the literal in order to make clear
    -ex: NIV
    -danger: faces all four issue of translation
  4. David, 'nuf said
  5. "meaning"
    -if scripture was written in "street Greek" shouldn't we translate it into "street English?"
    -often group focused (e.g. Cotton Patch Gospel)
    -becomes very dated very fast
    -not developed by a committee, often just one person
    -ex: The Message
    -danger: Translator's agenda; can add, leave out or distort

5 True/False questions

  1. Griesbach Hypothesis


  2. Style of Writing
    (evidence of Markan Priority)
    -Mark is shorter
    -If a recension, why would he leave out the Lord's Prayer, Beatitudes, "love your enemies..." ?


  3. Abraham ParadigmGod's care and protection


  4. Exile Paradigmcollapse of the Kingdom


  5. Literal/Formal Translation"word for word"
    -ich gehe nach Hause -> i go to house -> I'm going home
    -ex: NASB
    -danger: can fail to make clear