Final Exam Essay Questions
2.1 (Required; 20%)
What is a critical reading of Scripture? What are the goals of historical-critical research?
What presuppositions do historical-critical scholars bring to their interpretations of the
Bible? Support your ans
Coogan Chapter 5 Questions for Review
1. What are the principal themes of J, E, and P in Genesis 12-50?
The principal themes of J in Genesis 12-50 are the threefold promise of land,
descendants, and blessing. The promise of land is very important to the n
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September 13, 2013
Coogan Chapter 3: Questions for Review
1. What levels of meaning can be found in Genesis 1.1-2.4a?
In Genesis 1.1-2.4a, it is expressed that God created a cosmos out of the chaotic,
unformed earth. Gods commands lead
Coogan Chapter 7 Questions for Review
1. What is the vocabulary connected with the concept of covenant in the Bible?
The Hebrew word for covenant is bert. Its etymology is uncertain, but it might mean a
bond or mutual agreement. In the bible, it means a c
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September 16, 2013
Coogan Chapter 4 Questions for Review
1. What are the data that led scholars to arrive at the Documentary Hypothesis? How
does the Documentary Hypothesis explain these data?
The original reason for separating the doc
October 4, 2013
Coogan Chapter 8
1. What are some of the similarities and differences between ancient Near Eastern
Laws and Israelites laws? What is their significance?
Ancient Near Eastern collections of law consist of criminal and civil laws. The Covena
Coogan Chapter 9
1. Compare the narratives of Israels wilderness sojourn in Numbers with the
summary of presentations in Psalms 78 and 106.
The narrative of Israels wilderness sojourn in Numbers is similar to the summary of
presentations in Psalms 78 and
Coogan Chapter 10
1. What is the relationship of the book of Deuteronomy to the preceding four books
of the Pentateuch? What is its relationship to the books that follow?
Deuteronomy is connected to the preceding four books of the Pentateuch because it
Pauline Epistles Summary Notes
o Ch. 1-8: Pauls theological last will and testament
Reflection on and summary of the gospel of salvation in Christ
o The righteousness of God cannot be questioned
o Christs faithful deat
J (Yahwist) source
o Anthropomorphic deity
o Promises (Land, Descendants, Blessing)
o Judah (the Kingdom)- location of many narratives regarding ancestors
o Judah (the son of Jacob)- significant in ancestral narratives
o The river of Egyp