Exam 1

QUESTION 1

  1. Goldsworthy suggests that the differences in denominational beliefs are going to be solved by biblical theology.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 2

  1. Pastoral Theology looks for principles which are to be drawn from our knowledge of God and which may be applied validly to various candidates for pastoral care.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 3

  1. Which of the following is NOT one of the distinct operations of exegesis?
What is the text?
What is the source of the text?
What is the meaning of the text?
He mentions all three of these.

4 points   

QUESTION 4

  1. The following is a definition of which term? The framework of assumptions and presuppositions, associations and identifications, truths and symbols that are taken for granted as an author or speaker describes the world and the events that take place in it.
Theological construction
Narrative theology
Dispensationalist
Interpretive perspective

4 points   

QUESTION 5

  1. Biblical theology allows us to map out the ___________ of the Bible by looking at its message as a whole.
Unity
Conflict
Power
Focus

4 points   

QUESTION 6

  1. Hamilton suggests that we do not need to think about literature as we think about interpreting the Bible.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 7

  1. When Jesus saves us, our mind is being restored to its correct function of interpreting all things by God’s Word.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 8

  1. Historical theology in not interested in the struggles that have taken place in the attempt to establish true theology.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 9

  1. The Bible’s narrative arc begins with the birth of Christ.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 10

  1. Doing theology correctly has nothing to do with being saved.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 11

  1. Which of the following is NOT one of the problems that Goldsworthy lists as that Christians meet when they read the Old Testament?
The final view of the saving work of God makes no specific reference to Jesus Christ.
The religion of the Old Testament is so different from the New Testament.
The Old Testament never mentions the distinctive of the Christian faith.
He mentions all three of these.

4 points   

QUESTION 12

  1. Secular humanism assumes that we as human beings are in control of the whole process of gaining knowledge.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 13

  1. One of the primary biblical aims of biblical theology is to understand and embrace the worldview of the biblical authors.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 14

  1. Biblical authors use interpretive perspective to interpret world history from creation to consummation.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 15

  1. The biblical authors who followed Moses in the Old Testament, learned the interpretive perspective that Moses modeled for them.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 16

  1. We must begin biblical theology with Christ and not with the Old Testament.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 17

  1. The following is a definition of which term? The process of getting out of a text what it actually says in its original setting.
Interpretation
Literalism
Authenticism
Exegesis

4 points   

QUESTION 18

  1. If we can understand the world of the Bible from the perspective of biblical authors, we can learn a divinely inspired perspective.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 19

  1. Christian theism treats the matter of sin seriously.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 20

  1. Presuppositions assumptions are we make in order to hold some fact to be true.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 21

  1. Every Christian by definition knows God, thinks about God and makes statements about God.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 22

  1. Biblical Theology examines the development of the biblical story from the Old Testament to the New Testament.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 23

  1. To do biblical theology is to think about the whole story of the Bible.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 24

  1. Studying the Bible is not the best way to do biblical theology.

True

False

4 points   

QUESTION 25

  1. Systematic theology lies behind the confessions of faith that some denominations have drawn up at certain times in their histories.

True

False

 

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