NBST 615 Exam 1

NBST 615 Exam 1 Liberty University

  1. Another indirect purpose for John writing his Gospel was Jewish evangelism.
  2. According to Koestenberger, the language of John’s Gospel shows no similarity at all to that of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
  3. According to Koestenberger, when was the Gospel of John probably written?
  4. The umbrella term for various interpretive tools aimed at discerning the historicity of certain biblical events is called:
  5. Carson states that John’s presentation of who Jesus is lies at the heart of all that is distinctive about the Fourth Gospel.
  6. Koestenberger claims that the historical nature of John’s Gospel is evident in the fact that he presents Jesus as a rabbi like the Synoptics.
  7. What is the “Diatessaron”?
  8. Which two authors are noted by Koestenberger as having “sane responsible interpreations of John’s Gospel”?
  9. The internal evidence from John’s Gospel seems to indicate that John the disciple wrote this book, but the evidence from the Synoptics seems to contradict that evidence.
  10. According to Koestenberger, John’s use of “life” and “light” imagery can be tied to the Genesis account of creation.
  11. Mark the items that are true about the “John Ryland’s papyrus”.
  12. What year was the Temple in Jerusalem destroyed and by whom?
  13. John’s Gospel does not contain an account of Jesus’ baptism by John the Baptist.
  14. Koestenberger believes that the Jesus Seminar was correct in its conclusions about John’s Gospel.
  15. What does the phrase “Dominus et Deus” mean?
  16. According to Koestenberger, faitfulness to the intentions of the authors of Scripture demands that the historical and theological dimensions of biblical narratives are given their due.
  17. According to Koestenberger, how many “I am” sayings are there?
  18. According to Koestenberger, John writes his Gospel with the expectation that his audience is acquainted with the stories in the Synoptics.
  19. Which of the following is quoted as saying “John, last of all . . . composed a spiritual Gospel”?
  20. Ultimately, the Gospel was written only to the Jews.
  21. The second half of John’s narrative portrays Jesus as Messiah by selecting seven representative signs.
  22. Leon Morris originated the thesis that John wrote his Gospel independently from the Synoptics.
  23. Nero is the Caesar whose image on coins during his reign declared him “Dominus et Deus.”
  24. Carson that there are many places in which John and the Synoptics represent an interlocking tradition.
  25. John transposes the Synoptic miracles into “signs”.
  26. John neglects to reveal aspects of Jesus’ humanity.
  27. What is the “new look”?
  28. Carson sees the prologue of John’s Gospel as the foyer to the rest of the Gospel that draws the reader in and introduces major themes.
  29. According to Koestenberger, it does not matter if the internal evidence favors John as the author of this Gospel.
  30. According to Carson, the most influential scholar to emerge from the “history of religions” school was
  31. Carson states that the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls provided a parallel in Jewish language and thought to the materials we find in the Gospel of John, thus setting John in a strongly Jewish environment.
  32. Carson thinks that John’s Gospel preserves an independent tradition similar to but separate from the Synoptics.
  33. John is not very selective in writing his gospel.
  34. John’s Gospel is one of the four Synoptics.
  35. Koestenberger claims that John uses “asides” in his Gospel. What is an “aside”?
  36. According to Koestenberger, John’s occasion for writing was the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem, which he considered to be an oppurtunity to present Jesus as filling the void left thereby.
  37. According to Koestenberger, John describes the church as:(Check all that apply)
  38. Whate verse(s) gives the purpose statement for John?
  39. The Gospel of John is definitely anonymous.
  40. According to Carson, it is best to tie John’s concept of Logos to which of the following:
  41. John’s use of the term “the Jews” is ethnic, not salvation-historical.
  42. According to Koestenberger, it must be admitted that John generally presupposes rather than explicitly develops the concept of a substitionary atonement.
  43. According to Koestenberger, B.F. Westcott defended the apostolic authorship of John’s Gospel in his commentary.
  44. John’s Gospel must be confined to a “Johannine community” or even to the Jewish church.
  45. According to Koestenberger, the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls in Qumran indicates that the language of John’s Gospel
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