Flashcards in Quiz 1 Deck (34):
The discipline that studies the principles and theories of how texts are to be interpreted particularly sacred texts such as scriptures. Also understanding the relationship between the author, text, and original reader
Area of study concerned with understanding the church
The technical formula that attempts to summarize the teaching of scripture on a specific theological topic.
An approach to the biblical interpretation that seeks to understand the Bible in light of its historical and cultural backgrounds
The attempt to interpret the scriptures by uncovering the original meaning of the text, looking to the original historical setting in which it was written without references to later theological traditions
The attempt to interpret the Bible in light of he final form of scripture as the theology unified collection of book rather than seeking to understand the books in their pre-canonical form and function
What makes a good church to Luke ?
One that looks like Jesus- the church is putting into practice the message and ministry of Jesus
Where is the title from/mean?
-came much later
-praxis of apostles
-“some of the acts of some of the apostles”
What’s the Kingdom
Rule and reign of God in hearts and lives of people, where people do Gods will
What was wrong when the disciples ask if Jesus is now setting up the kingdom?
They were thinking politically
What does Jesus tell them after they ask about the kingdom
To wait for the spirit which will empower a world wide mission.
Who was Judas replaced with?
What is the outline of acts?
•Church in Jerusalem-chapter 1-7
•Judea and Samaria- chapter 8-9
•Ends of the earth-Asia minor(turkey) to Rome - chapter 10-28
When does the Pentecost happen?
Who was there at Pentecost
Pilgrims from all over the world
Where was the 1st Sermon?
Mesopotamia -between Tigris and Euphrates River
Plateau region of Eastern Asia Minor intersected by mountain ranges
Gentile who signifies his wish to convert to Judaism by being circumcised, baptized m, and offering a sacrifice in the temple
What was peters response to the accusation in Acts 2:12?
“Men of JUDEA and all who live in JERUSALEM...”
What is Joel 2:28-32?
Peter begins his sermon from the OT Minor prophet of Joel
What is the church?
•Body of Believers
•bride of Christ
•Group or assembly of people
•manifold wisdom of God
Where is the world “Church”from (non biblical)
Kuruakon meaning belonging to the Lord
Where is the word “church” from (biblical)
Ecclesia meaning assembly of people, political body
What are some “background” scriptures to Acts?
A bilateral relationship, as conceived in the OT, in which God offers the children of Israel a special status among the nations of the earth
Greek words for covenant
Diatheke- covenant between God and Man
Suntheke- covenant between equal, man, and man
Describe the cutting of a covenant
Killing and cutting of an animal and at least one animal was killed, cut into two pieces and someone or something passed between the two divided pieces
Name the 6 redemptive C’s
Aka redemptive history- theological principle of seeing Scripture as the story of Gods ongoing redemptive work in history. Seen as a story.
Who is Luke?
Author of Acts
What is the date of Acts
Date not secure but most think it’s sometime after 70 AD
What’s the purpose of Acts
1.legal- court brief on Paul’s behalf
2. Apologetic- defense for Christians to show they were not a threat to the Empire
What Genre is Acts