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Unformatted text preview: Test 3: Study Guide 1. Know the approximate dates of the four Gospels and Pauls writings. What significant events and changes took place in Judaism during the first century CE? Matthew- after the first Jewish revolt against Rome in 70 CE. Mark- before the first Jewish revolt against Rome in 70 CE. Luke- 85 CE (but as early as 70 CE and as late as 95 CE). John- 80-90 CE. 1 Thessalonians- 50-51 CE. 2 Thessalonians- 51-52 CE. Galatians- 54-55 CE. Philippians- 56 CE. Philemon- 55 CE. 1 and 2 Corinthians- 56-57 CE. Romans- 58 CE. 2. What are the synoptic gospels? Why are they called synoptic? What is the Q source? Who (hypothetically) used the Q source? What are from criticism, source criticism, and redaction criticism? The synoptic gospels include Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Synoptic means to view together. Luke and Matthew both improve on Marks style of writing. Matthew follows Marks outline, while Luke knows most of Mark. Marks Gospel was the earliest, but Matthew and Luke revised it extensively. Form criticism 3. Be able to describe various examples of Jesus parables and proverbs and explain...
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course RSRU 1000 taught by Professor Hinze during the Fall '05 term at Fordham.
- Fall '05