Tarnas III - INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Study Guide Tarnas...

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INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Study Guide, Tarnas, Section 3 Dr. Morley 1. What unique contributions did Judaism make to Christianity with regard to a world view? (97) Similar historical day of hope, and future day of triumph, Canonized revelation, a new covenant like Israel’s, a single all powerful God. 2. What severed Christianity's tie to Judaism and caused the new religion to be influenced more by the classical heritage? The reluctance of the Jews to accept it and the success of Paul’s missionary work to the gentiles along with the destruction of Jerusalem and dispersion of the Jews. 3. What was the effect of the Pax Romana? It gave Christians freedom of movement and communication of their faith. 4. How did Christianity relate to the Platonic heritage? (101-102) Plato not only harmonized with it, but elaborated on it and intellectually enhanced it. 5. How did Christianity's adoption of the term "logos" effect its reception among Greeks? (102) It incurred widespread interest. 6. What use did Christians make of Neo-Platonism?
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course P 311 taught by Professor Morley during the Fall '07 term at The Mater's University.

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