5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Jewish Expectation (and speculation) of Messiah
- John - Date
- Matthew - Date
- Streeter's Hypothesis
- The Gospel of Thomas
- 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.
- 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
- c ...
- 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
- e 1924
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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)
- 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
- "middle of the road"
-a smoothing out of translation AND meaning
-not afraid to move away from the literal in order to make clear
-danger: faces all four issue of translation
- David, 'nuf said
-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
(diagram) → 1783
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..." ?
Abraham Paradigm → God's care and protection
Exile Paradigm → collapse of the Kingdom
Literal/Formal Translation → "word for word"
-ich gehe nach Hause -> i go to house -> I'm going home
-danger: can fail to make clear