Apr9 - 4/9/08 Quiz Monday! The Gospels Pg. 262 From...

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4/9/08 Quiz Monday!!!! The Gospels Pg. 262 From god-spell- Greek-good news 3 rd paragraph- a genre- unique type of writing- claims made of Jesus the Christ. ^ different theological perspectives. Not modern biographies Theological, confessional documents that made claims about Jesus Schematic and selective. Theological not historical. Pg. 263. There were many gospels, but only four were accepted as sacred literature. Several hundred years of debate. Why? Their perspectives were deemed to be authentic testimonies of apostles of Jesus. Either were there when he was alive or they heard these people talk about Jesus Biblical exegesis A. Form criticism - pg. 104 form content an d function. What key elements does it contain. Recognize the historical setting. Pg. 108. Understand the gospels as certain types of genres that express the situation in life of the early church. Then look at format. Does the key element help to identify larger literary conventions.
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Apr9 - 4/9/08 Quiz Monday! The Gospels Pg. 262 From...

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