NBST 610 Quiz 1

  1. The main strength of the more radical reader-response approaches lies in its objectivity.
  2. The term “postmodernism” is easily defined and can be broken down simply into a couple of statements.
  3. Which of the following is NOT a necessary qualification for an interpreter of a biblical text?
  4. Presuppositions or preunderstandings can never be challenged or changed.
  5. The similarities between the biblical audience and us are not important to discovering the meaning of the text.
  6. Theological principles are always culturally bound.
  7. Details such as grammar and words are not important to the interpretive journey.
  8. List and briefly describe the three reasons for the practice of proper hermeneutics according to Klein et al.
  9. Using Origen’s approach as your guide, match the following aspects of an allegorical interpretation of Scripture with their proper definitions. The historical events of a passage. The doctrinal truth of a text. The ethical meaning of a text that show hidden principles for Christian living.
  10. A connotation refers to a word’s emotional overtones—the positive or negative associations it conjures up beyond what the word strictly means.
  11. The primary objectivea of hermeneutics is to discover the historical meaning of the texts as the original author intended them and the original readers understood them.
  12. The reformers Luther and Calvin typically avoided allegorical interpretations and instead insisted on a historical interpretation of Scripture.
  13. Reception history interprets the Bible retrospectively by considering how its contents have been incorporated, used, or influenced in diverse arenas (e.g., art, music, poetry, narrative, film, politics, popular culture, other religions, etc.).
  14. Which of the following apostolic methods of interpretation is best defined as interpreting a text by looking for events, objects, or ideas in the Old Testament that anticipate God’s activity later in history?
  15. The period around the time of the Reformation witnessed a renewed interest in studying the Bible in its original languages.
  16. According to Klein et al., the interpretative approach of intertextuality studies the interrelationship between Scripture how it uses other sacred texts from other religions.
  17. In contrast to Origen’s allegorical approach, the allegorical approach of the Middle Ages believed every passage had four meanings.
  18. The Pietists and Philip Jacob Spener emphasized the devotional and practical study of the Bible over against some of the more doctrinal approaches of the Reformation.
  19. Which of the following is described by Klein et al. as an approach that contemporizes a prophecy or that may lead to an atomization approach to the text?
  20. Which of the following apostolic methods of interpretation is best defined as interpreting a text by applying its underlying principle to a situation different from, but comparable to, the one in the original context?
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