NBST 610 Exam 3

NBST 610 Exam 3 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. Match the following terms with their appropriate definitions: Simile, parable, irony, metaphor
  2. According to Duvall and Hays, the application of a text refers to the impact of the text on a reader’s life.
  3. Which of the following best defines the word “type”?
  4. According to Duvall and Hays, the unbeliever can grasp the meaning of God’s word on at least a cognitive level even without the Holy Spirit.
  5. New Testament letters are comparable to other types of ancient letters in the first century.
  6. The type of Bible Code used in mystical branches of Judaism that is based on mathematical equivalent values of letters is:
  7. According to Duvall and Hays, the events in the book of Acts should not be seen as normative for the church today under any circumstances.
  8. Which one of the following literary genres–letter, wisdom, prophecy, and apocalyptic–are not found in Revelation?
  9. What position did we take on interpreting Acts?
  10. What two events seem to provide a key to understanding the book of Acts?
  11. According to Duvall and Hays, the interpreter does not create meaning in the text, rather the interpreter must seek to discover the meaning placed in the text by its author.
  12. As theological history, the book of Acts is not considered historical.
  13. For Klein et al. valid theology is only gained by a systematic reading of a text through a particular theological viewpoint.
  14. Place the following elements of application in proper order according to Klein et al.:

    A) If the original applications are not transferable, identify one or more broader cross-cultural principles that the specific elements of the text reflect;

    B) Determine the original principle or application of the text;

    C) Find appropriate for today that implement the discovered principles;

    D) Evaluate the level of specificity of the original applications to the original audience and determine whether or not those applications are transferable to a modern audience

  15. Legitimate theology begins and ends with what the text of the Bible says regardless of what a book of theology may indicate.
  16. The book of Revelation is the only New Testament document that contains the genre of epistle, prophecy, and apocalypse.
  17. Application of the principles of the Bible is important because Scripture repeatedly states that people ought to obey (i.e., apply) God’s word.
  18. The Gospels may best be referred to as “Christological” or “theological biographies.”
  19. According to Klein et al., the book of Acts is a sequel to the Gospel of Luke and should be considered some form of theological history.
  20. What does it mean that New Testament epistles/letters are “occasional”?

Set 2

  1. Match the following terms with their appropriate definitions.
  2. The type of Bible Code used in mystical branches of Judaism that is based on mathematical equivalent values of letters is:
  3. According to Duvall and Hays, ancient biographers (like the Gospel writers) felt free to paraphrase or to summarize speeches and to arrange events according to a particular theme rather than according to strict chronological sequence.
  4. According to Duvall and Hays, the events in the book of Acts should not be seen as normative for the church today under any circumstances.
  5. According to Duvall and Hays, New Testament letters were not usually written to address specific situations or the practical needs of specific churches.
  6. New Testament letters may be seen as authoritative substitutes for the personal presence of the author.
  7. According to Duvall and Hays, the interpreter does not create meaning in the text, rather the interpreter must seek to discover the meaning placed in the text by its author.
  8. Which of the following best defines the word “type”?
  9. What is the historical context of the original readers of Revelation?
  10. According to Duvall and Hays, the application of a text refers to the impact of the text on a reader’s life.
  11. Because New Testament letters are occasional, we must try to reconstruct the original situation that called for the letter in the first place.
  12. According to Klein et al., New Testament letters are nothing like other ancient letters and should not be compared to them.
  13. As theological history, the book of Acts is not considered historical.
  14. In the New Testament, the word “gospel” comes from the Greek term euangelion and means “preaching” or “proclamation.”
  15. What does it mean that New Testament epistles/letters are “occasional”?
  16. According to Klein et al., which of the following best defines a letter that shows signs of the genre “diatribe”?
  17. The Gospels may best be referred to as “Christological” or “theological biographies.”
  18. For Klein et al. valid theology is only gained by a systematic reading of a text through a particular theological viewpoint.
  19. According to Klein et al., the book of Acts is a sequel to the Gospel of Luke and should be considered some form of theological history.
  20. Like the Gospels, Klein et al. claim that interpreters should read the book of Acts horizontally and vertically.

Set 3

  1. Match the following terms with their appropriate definitions.
  2. The students in the opening Bible Study were discussing which parable?
  3. Which of the following approaches views Revelation as an explanation of a timeless ongoing struggle between good and evil?
  4. According to Duvall and Hays, New Testament letters were not usually written to address specific situations or the practical needs of specific churches.
  5. Some of the Christians reading (or hearing) Revelation were compromising with the pagan world to avoid persecution.
  6. According to Duvall and Hays, the events in the book of Acts should not be seen as normative for the church today under any circumstances.
  7. According to Duvall and Hays, the unbeliever can grasp the meaning of God’s word on at least a cognitive level even without the Holy Spirit.
  8. Prior to the New Testament, the word euangelion typically referred to the preaching and teaching about the coming Messiah.
  9. The book of Acts should be read as separate from the Gospel of Luke and should not be considered historical.
  10. Our spiritual maturity affects our ability to hear the voice of the Spirit.
  11. What position did we take on interpreting Acts?
  12. Application of the principles of the Bible is important because Scripture repeatedly states that people ought to obey (i.e., apply) God’s word.
  13. What does it mean that New Testament epistles/letters are “occasional”?
  14. For Klein et al. valid theology is only gained by a systematic reading of a text through a particular theological viewpoint.
  15. In the New Testament, the word “gospel” comes from the Greek term euangelion and means “preaching” or “proclamation.”
  16. According to Klein et al., valid theologizing must follow the sound exegesis of the appropriate biblical texts.
  17. The book of Revelation is the only New Testament document that contains the genre of epistle, prophecy, and apocalypse.
  18. According to Klein et al., New Testament letters are nothing like other ancient letters and should not be compared to them.
  19. According to Klein et al., the book of Acts is a sequel to the Gospel of Luke and should be considered some form of theological history.
  20. Which of the following best defines a letter that shows signs of the genre of an “exhortation letter”?
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