NBST 610 Exam 4

NBST 610 Exam 4 Liberty University

  1. Old Testament poetry is usually characterized as terse in its use of words, i.e., it tries to get maximum effect out of a minimum number of words.
  2. The Psalms function primarily for teaching doctrine and moral behavior.
  3. The authors suggest that this traditional method of interpreting OT law (relating to division of the Law into three parts: moral, civil, ceremonial) is inadequate.
  4. According to Duvall and Hays, Christians should interpret the Old Testament Law through the grid of New Testament teaching.
  5. Which of the wisdom books is described as “the least straightforward of all the books of the Bible”?
  6. Much of the prophetic literature is comprised of poetry.
  7. Christians are not obligated to keep all of the Old Testament Laws since Jesus fulfilled the law.
  8. What is the historical context that most of the prophets write from?
  9. According to Klein et al., match the following types of parallelism with their proper representation:
  10. According to Klein et al., the most common literature found in the Bible is narrative.
  11. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using the words “like” or “as.”
  12. Which of the following best defines the word “report” as a narrative genre according to Klein et al.?
  13. According to Klein et al., of the following types of reports, which is best defined as reporting an experience in which God of the angel of the Lord appears to someone to convey a messge?
  14. Among the basic types of prophecy in the Old Testament, which is best characterized as a funeral lament over Israel?
  15. Klein et al. argue that all of the OT applies to Christians, but none of it applies apart from its fulfillment in Christ.
  16. A “proverb” is described by Klein et al. as “a concise, memorable statement of truth.”
  17. According to Klein et al., the book of Job is not really wisdom literature.
  18. According to Klein et al., of the following types of reports, which is best defined as a report that details an event or experience in the life of a person, a private biography rather than a public history?
  19. In which of the following embedded genres are moral truths taught by plants and animals who behave like people?
  20. Christians are not obligated to keep all of the Old Testament Laws since Jesus fulfilled the law.
  21. Define three of the following terms and offer an example of each:  metaphor, simile, hyperbole, metonymy, and personification.
  22. Describe and define at least two of the Old Testament narrative genres (e.g., reports, heroic narrative, prophet story, comedy, and farewell speech).  Offer an example from Scripture that illustrates the genres you chose.
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