BIBL 110 Test 1

BIBL 110 Test 1 Liberty University Answers

Updated 2017

  1. Name the person who eventually conquered Jerusalem and reigned over Judea from 37–4 BC.
  2. Name this theory regarding the interdependence of the Synoptic Gospels.
  3. The three key concepts involved in correctly understanding the meaning of a given passage of Scripture for the original audience before understanding the contemporary meaning include (1) __; (2) interpretation; (3) application.
  4. Name the Roman general who captured Jerusalem in 63 BC.
  5. Name the church bishop who rejected the Old Testament and as a consequence, he only accepted the Gospel according to Luke and ten Pauline epistles.
  6. Choose which is the name of Aramaic translations of the Hebrew Old Testament.
  7. Proof texting happens when a verse of Scripture is quoted to prove a point without considering the literary context of the verse.
  8. What was the Latin codex collection called?
  9. The Gospel of Thomas and the Gospel of Judas were not considered authoritative for Christians because they failed the criteria for canonicity.
  10. Related to the question of written sources for the canonical Gospels, external evidence includes ancient traditions.
  11. An essentially literal translation theory is a translation philosophy that understands the relationship between the modern reader and the message of the text to be the same as that between the original reader and the message of the text.
  12. In the study of the New Testament, the term canon refers to a permanent list of authoritative books recognized as Scripture.
  13. The New Testament letters were intended to be authoritative substitutes for the authors who were not able to be present.
  14. The expansion of the Greek culture that began under Alexander the Great is called
  15. What is the timeframe of the Grecian Period?

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  1. Which is not a unique feature of Mark’s Gospel.
  2. Where does the earliest testimony regarding the origin of the Synoptic Gospels come from?
  3. The Test of Consensus means that a survey was given to the general populace as to which books should be included in the New Testament canon.
  4. Regarding the interdependence of the Synoptic Gospels, name the theory that concludes Matthew probably wrote first; Luke used Matthew; and Mark used both.
  5. Regarding the interdependence of the Synoptic Gospels, name the theory that Mark, Q, M, and L were sources that Matthew and Luke relied upon. .
  6. What is the timeframe of the Medo‐Persian Period?
  7. Name the celebration that commemorates the rededication of the Temple under Judas Maccabeus in 164 BC.
  8. In spite of the absence of the autographs, approximately 5,000 Greek manuscripts and an additional 13,000 fragments of the New Testament documents exist, providing significant manuscript evidence for New Testament scholars.
  9. Name the doctrine that affirms the accuracy of the written Word of God.
  10. Regarding the interdependence of the Synoptic Gospels, name the theory that Matthew and Luke made independent use of two sources—Mark and a so‐called Proto‐
  11. Mathew, Mark, and Luke have been called this since Griesbach’s study in which he arranged these three Gospels in parallel columns.
  12. What are the original New Testament documents called?
  13. What is the timeframe of the Babylonian Captivity?
  14. Name the only Gospel that mentions the church (ekklesia) by name.
  15. How many documents make up the New Testament?
  16. Proof texting happens when a verse of Scripture is quoted to prove a point without considering the literary context of the verse.
  17. Mark, the author of the Gospel by the same name, was a close associate of the apostle Peter.
  18. The history of the Jewish people between the Old and New Testaments covers approximately __.
  19. The a priori argument for the New Testament canon of Scripture states that God would guard the gathering of the books into the canon because He had originally written each book.
  20. What is the theme of Mark’s Gospel?
  21. What does the term “Hasidim” mean?
  22. Jerusalem fell to Herod the Great, king of Bablyon, in 586 BC.
  23. What is the timeframe of the Grecian Period?
  24. By tracing Jesus’ lineage to Abraham and David, Matthew emphasizes Jesus’ Jewish identity and position as the royal “Son of David,” the rightful heir to the Davidic throne.
  25. What is the name of the Greek translation of the Hebrew Old Testament that was produced about 200 years before the birth of Christ (200–250 B.C.)?
  26. Name the most comprehensive Gospel.
  27. Matthew depicts Jesus’ supreme authority by reporting the power Jesus demonstrated through the 21 miracles he performed.
  28. According to Matthew, certain events in Jesus’ life were a fulfillment of Old Testament prophecies.
  29. While Matthew emphasizes Jesus’ ministry to Israel, he eventually shows that Jesus presents himself as Savior of both Jews and Gentiles by commissioning his followers to proclaim the gospel to all nations (Matt 28:19–20).
  30. Translators are in total agreement over whether certain words and phrases in Hebrew and Greek were originally gender specific or more universal.
  31. The New Testament was written approximately between these dates.
  32. Gnosticism was a movement that developed in the second century and espoused that salvation was found in attaining “special knowledge.”
  33. Which is not one of the three languages God choose as the media for his self‐ revelation?
  34. Choose which is the name of Aramaic translations of the Hebrew Old Testament.
  35. A person’s presuppositions have no impact on his or her interpretation of Scripture.
  36. What is a codex in reference to the early New Testament writings?
  37. Theophilus rejected the Old Testament and as a consequence, he only accepted the Gospel according to Luke and ten Pauline epistles.
  38. Who is specified as the recipient of Luke’s Gospel?
  39. The four Gospels contain thematically purposed presentations of the sayings and deeds of Jesus.
  40. What language began replacing Hebrew as the common language in the region of Judea during the Medo‐Persian Period.
  41. What is the timeframe of the Maccabean Revolt and Jewish Independence?
  42. The literary and historical contexts are crucial to correctly interpreting Scripture.
  43. Two universal concepts one should keep in mind when reading the Bible include context and __.
  44. Mark reports Jesus’ prediction of his own death and resurrection, fulfilling his prediction and purpose when he rose from the dead.
  45. Choose the key word in Matthew’s Gospel.
  46. Select the key verse in Matthew.
  47. The New Testament letters were intended to be authoritative substitutes for the authors who were not able to be present.
  48. Matthew most likely wrote to Roman Christians from about AD 60–65.
  49. Name the person who eventually conquered Jerusalem and reigned over Judea from 37–4 BC.
  50. The Rule of Faith means that a book had to be consistent with Christian truth as the standard that was recognized throughout Christian churches.
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