Jesus the Christ: Fall 2016 Final Exam Study Guide

Biblical Exegesis
Critical interpretation and explanation of biblical text

Exegete
Biblical scholar who attempts to interpret biblical texts

Moral Truth
Truth that deals with goodness or evil of human acts

Literary forms
Various types of writings determined by their literary technique, content, tone, and purpose.

Sociohistorical Criticism
Method that enables us to analyze text by examining the culture and world in which the text was written

Analogy of Faith
The coherence of individual doctrines with the whole of Revelation. In other words, as each doctrine is connected with Revelation, each doctrine is also connected with all other doctrines.

Apocalyptic Literature
Literary form that uses events and dramatic symbolic language to offer hope to a people in crisis

Ideological Criticism
Method by which we analyze text by examining how our own worldview shapes our interpretation of Scripture.

Literary Criticism
Method by which we examine a text by looking at its genre, plot, character and symbolism.

Senses of Scripture
Literal and spiritual senses; the spiritual senses are the allegorical, the moral and the anagogical

Parousia
Greek word meaning “arrival” or the second coming of Christ.

Quelle
Also called the Q Source, a theoretical collection of ancient documents of the teaching of Jesus shared among the early followers of Christianity.

Synoptic Gospels
Mark, Matthew and Luke

Son of Man
Messianic title lifted from the Book of Daniel

Didache
A word that means “teaching” that described oral teaching to those who had already accepted Jesus

Scribes
Ones associated with the Pharisees and Sadducees, skilled copyists, letter writers and interpreters of the Law.

Kerygma
Greek word meaning to “proclaim.” Usually used to announce the Gospel.

Messiah
Anointed one

Sanhedrin
The supreme council of the Jews

Apocrypha
Writings about Jesus not accepted as part of the canon of scripture.

Jesus genealogy traced back to Adam
Luke

Symbol is a Man
Matthew

Jesus genealogy traced back to Abraham
Matthew

Jesus is placed in a manger
Luke

Jesus is the New Moses and Teacher of the New Law
Matthew

Jesus is merciful, compassionate and concerned for poor and marginalized.
Luke

Written about AD 80.
Matthew

Written primarily for Jewish Christians
Matthew

Sources were Mark, Q and L-Source
Luke

The angel Gabriel appears to Zechariah to announce the birth of John
Luke

Gospel of John has nothing to do with the synoptic gospels
false

In the Gospel of John, Jesus is divine, not human
false

The Gospel of John emphasizes Jesus divinity
true

The Gospel of John promotes hatred of and discrimination of Jewish people
false

The Gospel of John begins with a poem
true

The Gospel of John contains signs not miracles.
false

The Gospel of John was written during a time of great turmoil and transition in the early Christian community
true

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