Religion 1005 -- Final Multiple Choice

Religion 1005 -- Final Multiple Choice - The genre of...

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The genre of Hebrews is best understood as a sermon. Hebrews addresses a situation in which its recipients are being tempted to embrace a form of Judaism in a way that fails to appreciate the supremacy of Christ. The two main themes of Hebrews that are emphasized repeatedly are the superiority of Christ and the condemnation of apostasy. The authorship of Hebrews is accurately described as anonymous. The relationship of Christianity to Judaism is presented in Hebrews as Christianity has continuity with Judaism but is superior to it. Which of the following is not an aspect or feature of Hebrews’ theology about Jesus Christ? fully divine but only appeared to be human The humanity of Christ is theologically significant in Hebrews in all of the following ways except being human allows Christ to die in order to offer the ultimate sacrifice for sin and destroy death. being human allows Christ to identify with human beings in order to sympathize mercifully with their weaknesses. being human allows Christ to become a credible example of perseverance for those who suffer. being human allows Christ to trick the devil so that his divinity can then destroy evil. What dominant image of Jesus in Hebrews is almost entirely absent elsewhere in the New Testament? a high priest What image does Hebrews use for salvation? rest Hebrews seems to teach that people who come to the truth and then fall away or continue in sin will not be forgiven even if they repent.
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The “James” that is traditionally identified as the author of this letter is the brother of Jesus who became the leader of the Jerusalem church. Given the ideas and style, the letter of James seems to have been influenced by all of the following traditions except Jewish wisdom tradition. philosophical literary tradition. Jesus tradition Jewish mystical tradition. Numerous passages in the letter of James have close parallels to the Sermon on the Mount. According to the letter of James, the source of temptation is one’s own desires. Which of the following is not an aspect or characteristic of “wisdom from above” according to James? It is a secret knowledge that provides salvation. According to James, believers need to choose between a fundamental orientation of life defined by either God or the world. Most scholars believe that there is no conflict between Paul and James on the issue of faith and works, but that they use different terms in different ways as all of the following illustrate except James speaks of “faith” as intellectual assent; Paul speaks of “faith” as a radical orientation toward God. both speak of not only hearing the word/law but also of being a doer of the word/law. James speaks of “works” as acts of obedience to God; Paul speaks of “works” as prescriptions of the law. both speak of Jesus’ faith as a work that achieves salvation.
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2010 for the course BIOL 1208 taught by Professor Crowe during the Spring '10 term at Louisiana College.

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Religion 1005 -- Final Multiple Choice - The genre of...

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