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THEO 104 Study Guide: Module 5 I. Christianity is a Unique Worldview Instructions to Student: Write your answers in this column. The cell will expand as you type. A. Core Christianity (textbook): Chapter 8 1. What point does the author illustrate with an elephant and 4 blind men? Everyone see’s the world differently 2. Do Moslem leaders claim that Christianity and Islam are alike in that Allah was “the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ?” No they do not claim that Allah and Christ are the same. 3. What are the 4 questions that Darwinians have not been able to answer? Where is the missing link The process of change which evolution happen Origin of life itself Unreasonable opposition by evolutionist 4. What question did the old Presbyterian catechism address first? What is the chief end of man? 5. What do Christians believe the source of suffering to be? From condition in this world 6. What two reasons does the author suggest that we can know that Christianity actually explains life as we know it? Christinity is a belief system It answers all the questions of life and they all correspond one another. Provides satisfying belief system that provides satisfying life system for the followers of Christ. B. Theology for Today (online excepts) God’s Revelation (from “Bibliology”) 1. What is Revelation? Revelation is the act whereby God gives us knowledge about Himself which we could not otherwise know. 2. What is inspiration? Inspiration is the supernatural guidance of the writers of Scripture by the Spirit of God whereby they wrote the divine Word of God, transcribed accurately and reliably. 3. What is inerrancy? Inerrancy recognizes that what God revealed and inspired is accurate, reliable, authoritative and without error. 4. What is the Canon? The Canon is the standard by which the sixty-six books in the Bible and their content were determined and the basis upon which they were included in Scripture. 5. What is hermeneutics? Hermeneutics is the science of biblical interpretation. 6. What is illumination? Illumination is the work of the Holy Spirit in helping the believer understand and apply the spiritual meaning of the Scriptures. Page 1 of 5
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THEO 104 7. What does Hebrews 1:1-2 teach about divine revelation? Revelation was progressive not in the sense that prior facts (i.e., Old
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