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Unformatted text preview: RLS 125 Exam 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE BIBLE:-60 Books, 30 Authors Languages:-Hebrew (Old Testament) - Word of God-Greek (New Testament)-Acromic (1) OLD TESTAMENT: THE PENTATEUCH:-Genesis-Exodus-Leviticus-Numbers THE HISTORICAL BOOKS:-Joshua-Judges-Ruth-1 Samuel-2 Samuel-1 Kings-2 Kings-1 Chronicles-2 Chronicles-Ezra-Nehemiah-Esther THE PROPHETS:-Isaiah-Daniel-Obadiah-Habukkuk-Malachi-Jeremiah-Hosea-Jonah-Zephaniah-Lamentations: Lamenting the fall of Jerusalem – Poetic-Joel-Micah-Haggai-Ezekiel-Amos-Nahum-Zechariah (2) NEW TESTAMENT: THE GOSPELS:-Matthew-Mark-Luke-John HISTORICAL NARRATIVE:-Acts : Of the Apostles- History of early church PAULINE LETTERS: (Written by Paul)-Romans-1 Corinthians-2 Corinthians-Galatians-Ephesians-Philippians-Colossians-1 Thessalonians (Early Books)-2 Thessalonians-1 Timothy-2 Timothy-Titus-Philemon GENERAL EPISTLES AND REVELATION:-Hebrews-James-1 Peter-2 Peter-1 John-2 John-3 John-Jude-Revelation APOCRYPHAL BOOKS:-1 Esdras-2 Esdras-Baruch-Bel and the Dragon-Ecclesiasticus-1 Maccabees-2 Maccabees-2 Maccabees-4 Maccabees-Greek additions to Esther-Judith-Letter of Jeremiah-The prayer of Manasseh-The prayer of Azariah and the song of the three young men-Psalm 151-Susanna-Tobit-The Wisdom of Solomon ACT I “Creation” 5 QUESTIONS OF WORLD VIEW: 1) Who am I? 2) What is the basis of ethics/ morals? 3) Why am I here? 4) What’s the reason for evil/suffering in the world? What does it mean for human beings to be made in the IMAGE OF GOD? 1) We are not God 2) Ability to create- Like our creator we are creative 3) Different than animals- We’re special 4) Diversity 5) Stewardship- Ruling and caring for the world (work) 6) Relationships 7) Choices 8) Freedom 9) God must resemble us IMPLICATIONS: (1) OUR RELATIONSHIP TO REST OF CREATION:-Respect-Take care of creation-Don’t rule- We’re sub-rulers (Co-Region)- Cooperating along with god and his authority-Stewardship-We aren’t just users (2) OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD:-Respect the hierarchy-Reverential Awe (Fear-Holy)- Gives perspective to who I am in relation to God-Create personal relationship with God- With us and above us (3) OUR RELATIONSHIP WITH ONE ANOTHER:-We should love each other as God loves us-Sense of community and family-Respect diversity-We are in the image of God- Ethics (4) OUR RESPONSIBILITY/STEWARDSHIP IN GOD’S WORLD:-Conquer evils and suffering-Carry out and discover his teachings-Work (5) OUR PART IN CREATING CULTURE:-Respect diversity-We are taking part in creating culture-Discover what God’s created- We’re made to discover God’s creations (6) ART AND BEAUTY:-Be Creative ACT II “The Fall” REVIEW OF THE 6 ACT DRAMA: 1) Creation 2) Fall 3) Israel 4) Jesus 5) Church 6) New Creation SHALOM:-Wholeness-Peace-Harmony 4 STAGES OF TEMPTATION: 1) Tempter: Saw that fruit was there- tempted to take it- Now saw fruit as desirable 2) Desired- Eve desired the fruit and saw it pleasing 3) Took- Eve took it and ate it 4) Hid- After they ate the fruit they felt shame and hid...
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This note was uploaded on 12/22/2009 for the course RLS 125 taught by Professor Mook during the Spring '09 term at Rhode Island.

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Exam 1 Notes - RLS 125 Exam 1 INTRODUCTION TO THE BIBLE:-60...

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