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Final Exam definitions/terms 1) Desiderius Erasmus – published the 1 st Greek edition of the New Testament, miniscule style 2) Codex Sinaiticus – 800 yr old single most important manuscript for the New Testament, uncial manuscript 3) Constantin Von Tischendorf – discovered Codex Sinaiticus in1859 4) P52 – the oldest physical evidence of the New Testament, a scrap of papyrus that comes from the book of John, written in uncial script 5) Unselfconsciously Jewish – the earliest Christians were Jews meaning that they took their Jewishness for granted 6) Earliest Christian Creed – Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures, he was buried, he was raised on the 3 rd day according to the scriptures, he then appeared to Cephas and then to the twelve, a creed is a succinct statement of what a group believes, lines 1 and 3 are belief statements, lines 2 and 4 are proof statements 7) Humiliation/Exaltation pattern – Jesus was humiliated because he was crucified like a slave. When he rose from the dead this signified his shift from slave to master therefore he was exalted. 8) Paul’s dual citizenships – Paul was born a citizen of Tarsus and a citizen of Rome therefore he is an aristocrat 9) Saul/Paul – Saul is Paul’s Jewish name from the tribe of Benjamin. Paul is his Roman name. 10) Paul’s Damascus Road Experience – After having a vision of Jesus, Paul went from being a Pharisee/persecutor of Christians to being an instrument of Christ to proclaim Christianity 11) Ananias of Damascus - he restored sight to Paul because he was blinded after his Damascus experience thus completing Paul’s conversion from a Pharisee to a Christian 12) Jewish law as paidagogos – the law is our paidagogos making sure we bahave ie we are a slave to the law until Christ returns *13) Deutero-Pauline letters – letters written in the name of Paul but not by Paul himself. These are 2 Thessalonians, Colossians, Ephesians, 1-2 Timothy, Titus and Hebrews. 14) First Missionary Journey – Paul and Barnabas went from Antioch in Syria down to Seleucia, and then to Cyprus and later to southern Asian minor including Pisidian Antioch, Iconium and Lystra proclaiming the good news (cities ASCAPIL) 15) Christ is the end of the law – anyone can become Christian without being a Jew because salvation lies in Christ alone 16) Epitome – a short and systematic summary of a persons teachings, the sermon on the mount establishes Jesus as legislator – an interpreter of rules that must be followed in a community 17) Exceeding righteousness – exceed the scribes by doing what Jesus says. The law is an obligation Jesus is the interpreter 18) Jesus as legislator – Jesus is an interpreter of the law 19) Houses built on rock and sand – the Jerusalem Church is the house built on rock (Peter-peta-petrros) and the Antioch (non Jews) church is the house built on sand therefore it will fall
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This test prep was uploaded on 10/09/2007 for the course REL 121g taught by Professor Hock during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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