M5_Study_Guide - THEO 104 Study Guide: Module 5 I....

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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? Each man had a different view, Their failure to see the whole elephant resulted in their defective description. People have many different, often conflicting way to describe life and the world. 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 would violently oppose that view 3. What are the 4 questions that Darwinians have not been able to answer? 1. Where is the missing link 2. Relates to the process of change 3. Where life originated 4. Inrelligent design 4. What question did the old Presbyterian catechism address first? What is the chief end of man? (To glorify God and enjoy him forever) 5. What do Christians believe the source of suffering to be? Christains believe suffering comes from conditions in this world, not from God. 6. What two reasons does the author suggest that we can know that Christianity actually explains life as we know it? First Christianity is a consistent belief system. It answers all the questions of life and the answers perfectly correspond to one another. Second, Christianity is a belief system that provides satisfying life systems for all who follow Jesus Chrst, whether they are men, women, rich, poor, young, or old, and it perfectly works in all cultures of the world. 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?
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2012 for the course THEOLOGY 104 taught by Professor Theology during the Winter '11 term at Liberty.

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