Flashcards in Test 1 Deck (18)
List the 4 steps in the interpretive Journey and their corresponding question.
Step 1: Grasp the text in their town. What did the text mean to the original audience?
Step 2: Measure the width of the river to cross. What are the differences between the Biblical audience and you?
Step 3: Cross the principlizing bridge. What is the theological principle in the text?
Step 4: Grasp the text in our town. How should individuals today apply the theological principle to their lives?
Identify the 4 Theories of Inspiration of the Bible.
Neo-orthodox theory: asserts the Bible is a witness to the word of God and contains error and not Holy spirit influenced.
Limited Inspiration theory: holds that God inspired the thoughts of the Biblical writers but not necessarily the words themselves. believes error can occur.
Dictation Theory- suggests that God simply dictated the Bible to Human scribes.
Plenary Verbal Inspiration Theory- asserts that the Holy Spirit interacted with human writers to produce the Bible
List and define the 3 Worlds of the Bible.
1. Historical- it is the study of the world and culture around the Bible when it was being written.
2. Literary World- study of the text itself. the worlds created within the pages of the Bible.
Contemporary World-How does the text relates to us in modern time.
Define the word Bible.
comes from the Greek word biblia which translates to "the books"
What do the letters T, N, and K stand for what in the Tanak?
What is the Tanak?
Define the word Pentateuch.
Greek for first five books of the Bible
Define the word Torah
list the 5 books of the Bible that compose the Torah.
What other term is more often used in academic settings in place of the word Torah?
What are the two views of authorship concerning the Torah?
JEPD Theory (Documentary Hypothesis)
What do the letters JEDP stand for?
What are the 3 questions you must ask in order to determine a person's worldview?
Where did we come from?
What went wrong?
How do we fix it?
What is the Hebrew word that is translated as the word day in the creation story of Genesis?
What does the word Genesis mean?
The book of Genesis was written to present the beginnings of everything except what?
List 4 things that the book of Genesis presents the beginning of.