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1

History as _______ and _________

Reason and feeling

2

What does history do?

Provides reminders of what God has done through man

3

What God has done through man is a ______ __________ view of history

Meta narrative

4

What did the Pilgrim's Providential View of History do?

Laid the stepping stones for future generations

5

Our problem is that we ________ what we should forget and _______ what we should remember

Remember, forget

6

"Historical _________"

Revisionism

7

What is the concept of historical revisionism?

If you rewrite the past, you can make people believe whatever you want in the present

8

What does Satan ask Eve in the garden?

"Did God really say..."

9

Give an example of historical revisionism besides Satan in the garden.

The guards reporting about how Jesus' body left the tomb

10

What is a post-modernist belief about the past?

Everyone has their own past, thus there is no one truth applicable to all

11

What is the goal in 2 Corinthians 10:5?

To take every thought captive to the obedience of Christ

12

What are two examples of the battle over history?

Darwin's "Origin of Species" in 1859 and the Mayflower Compact (documents cannot be understood without recognizing their faith in God)

13

List the events AND the number of years until publication after the events occurred.

New Testament- 25, Homer's Iliad- 500, Caesar's Gallic Wars- 1000, Pliny's History- 750, Thueydides' History- 1300, Herodutus' History- 1300

14

God's mandate to _________

Remember

15

What is the purpose of the memorial stones in Joshua 4:1-7?

So that the people would remember what they have gone through

16

When people remember what they have gone through, it does what?

Keeps them focused on the present

17

What does Judges 2:10 say?

All it took was one generation to forget the provisions of God

18

The entire culture lived for _____ __________ reasons

Self-centered

19

A ________ caught up in their own little _____ will never be willing to lay themselves down as _________ ________ for others

People, story, stepping stones

20

What is Natural Myopia?

Nearsightedness

21

What is an example of Natural Myopia?

How you say the number 911 and why

22

What three ideas did Dalrymple suggest?

We are receivers of tradition, life does not begin or end with you, and without history there really isn't any impact or meaning in the present

23

What two things did Sproul say without history there is no sense of?

Identity or wisdom in how and why we move forward

24

What you _______ in the ________ is determined by your _____

Believe, present, past

25

What you believe in the present comes from what four things?

Your education, through experiences, formal training, and what you observe

26

History: Whose _______?

Story