HIST 491 Quiz 3

HIST 491 Quiz 3

  1. Psychologists Justin Kruger and David Dunning argue that most people are
  2. John Fea believes that providentialism is an unhelpful category in the interpretation of the past.
  3. John Fea often prays a written prayer that helps him keep a proper frame of mind in his historical research. Who is this prayer by?
  4. Fea suggests that instead of looking at Alan Taylor’s approach to colonial history as a left wing attempt at political correctness, one might appreciate it as an expression (even if unwittingly) of
  5. According to Fea, the requirement to set aside moral condemnation and see the past as a foreign country is an example that
  6. G. Collingwood believed that inherent in providence (i.e., a providential view of history) was the reality that
  7. John Fea believes in the biblical doctrine of God’s providence.
  8. John Fea discussed hearing Annette Gordon-Reed lecture on Thomas Jefferson. Which of the following best represents his assessment of her presentation?
  9. John Fea suggests the possibility of a useful providential history, but says that it should be presented in terms like
  10. Walter A. McDougall believes that history is the best discipline to teach
  11. John Fea believes that history, if approached rightly, requires us to empathize with, even love, someone as evil as Hitler.
  12. According to Fea and other Christian historians, what approach to the discipline of history demonstrates most clearly that God has actually revealed himself in history.
  13. What does George Marsden say is the most historically provable of all Christian teachings?
  14. Which of the following would fall into the category of a providential historian?
  15. Providentialist historian Steven Keillor argues in his work This Rebellious House that America was founded as a Christian nation and will ultimately be blessed because of that.
  16. This historian particularly uses the biblical teaching of God’s judgments as a means of interpreting history.
  17. The work entitled The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism is a classic case of providentialist history.
  18. According to John Fea, what conundrum did Susan Fletcher, historian for the Navigators, face?
  19. Fea tells a story about a Christian student who was also an outspoken liberal activist and wrote a senior thesis paper on Jerry Falwell. What was the main lesson Fea seeks to make from this story?
  20. One of the flaws Fea believes exists in relation to the work The Light and the Glory is that
  21. Theologian Charles Matthews specifically argues that the doctrine of God’s providence teaches us that history
  22. John Fea interprets Philip Gleason as suggesting that if the historian engages in moral judgments, he should be careful to see his subject as a morally
  23. John Fea believes that a major problem hindering America from having a stronger civil society is
  24. John Fea believes that the study of history cannot actually benefit a Christian’s spiritual life since history is not theology.
  25. Fea believes the America has educated it people well in key areas except
  26. John Fea believes that history should be studied
  27. Mark Sidwell believes that the Reformation is a good topic for discerning providential actions in European history
  28. What example does Mark Sidwell give as “a starting point for discerning God’s providence in history”?
  29. According to Mark Sidwell, the Christian historian must start with history to discern the providence of God.
  30. According to Mark Sidwell, the Christian historian should always be able to not only recognize God’s providence, but also be able to explain it.
  31. According to Tim Stafford, this historian taught at Johns Hopkins and was a pastor of a Nazarene church in Boston. He is considered one of the early outspoken Christian historians in modern America.
  32. According to Tim Stafford, what organization, founded in 1967, had a dual purpose of Christian fellowship and career clarification.
  33. According to Tim Stafford, George Marsden believes that a Christian approach to history is just as deserving of a “niche in the academy” as any other approach, such as feminist history, etc.
  34. According to Tim Stafford, in the mid-70s two things emerged that caused the American mainstream to notice conservative Christianity.
  35. Timothy Smith is known for his 1957 work titled
  36. According to Tim Stafford, this historian, more than any other, nurtured a new generation of Christian historians.
  37. According to Tim Stafford, this religious historian publically criticized Harry Stout’s depiction of George Whitefield.
  38. Samuel Smith believes that all historians are biased.
  39. Samuel Smith believes that Providentialist history is a sub-set of
  40. Samuel Smith believes that the _____________ of history is where the excitement of research lies.
  41. Which of the following is not one of the nine principles of a biblical or Christian world view of history as listed by the Liberty University History Department.
  42. According to Samuel Smith, what Reformer said that Christians should view the world through the lens of Scripture?
  43. He said, “I’m a mere historian, I simply look at evidence, conceptualize it, and write it up. The province of the historian . . . is not intrinsically to write of the ways of God. . . . I am not going to distinguish between the action of God and the action of man. . . .”
  44. Samuel Smith believes that John Fea seeks an overall balance, but would do well to give as much attention to the problems of leftist historians who are just as agenda driven as those on the other side of the spectrum.
  45. According to Samuel Smith, since Eusebius, in his work titled Ecclesiastical History, is driven as an apologist, his history must be dismissed.
  46. According to Samuel Smith, this historian is a leading authority on American Pentecostalism.
  47. According to Samuel Smith’s lecture, who wrote the book Luke the Historian in the Light of Research?
  48. According to Clyde Wilson, in the 1960s intellectual circles allowed for more disagreement that today.
  49. According to Clyde Wilson, which of the following was a “forgotten conservative” in American history?
  50. If you are going to be an effective conservative scholar in secular academia, you must, Clyde Wilson advises
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