Introduction to the Bible 25. List the six acts of the biblical drama (including all the different scenes of Act 3) as well as the key figures associated with each act & scene. Act 1: creation o Adam & Eve Act 2: fall and redemption begun o Noah Act 3 o S
Elizabeth VanConia Dr. Farley Theology 100 March 7, 2011 Bible Paper #1 The book of Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Bible and is Moses message to the people of Israel. Moses advises the people on how to serve God in obedience by laying out Gods comma
Mark Reading Continued: (6-10)
Jesus often goes to deserted places to pray because then he can finally be away from the
crowds and people clamoring at him to heal them.
Jesus has power over nature which is described in chapter four whe
The Acts of the Apostles:
The only book written as a sequel to the Gospels and was written by the same author who wrote the gospel
Tells the story of what happens to the apostles after the resurrection of Jesus.
Begins with the ascension of Jesu
Discussion of the Church Continued:
Church: The community of believers who continue the mission and sacramental presence
of Christ in the world.
Four Notes of the Church found in the Nicene Creed.
1. One: I pray not only for these but also for those who
Theme of Grace:
The interior experience of God which brings us into a deeper relationship with him. It
also empowers them to turn away from sin and live a holy life.
Through the church the death of Christ must be realized.
A person can either object grac
Study Guide for Augustine's Confessions, Chapter. 1
Telling God the story of his life and consequently telling how God was present in each
stage of his life, even in sin.
Augustines mother was Christian and his father was Pagan.
1. What is the style tha
Notes from the council of trent:
Similar to nicea and others we have studied
Created a counter reformation (against protestant)
Reaffirms and clarifies catholic belief
Declarations on a number of issues - were reading on predestination and
Theology 11-28-11: Sacraments Continued
Baptism brings about the cleansing of sin while confirmation to the confirmation of the
person to commit to their faith.
Eucharist is the final of the three sacraments of initiation. It symbolizes the continual
The Sacrament of the Holy Orders:
Three holy orders include deacon, priest and bishop.
Deacons were original chosen to distribute food to the poor so they could focus on
teaching. Today they substitute for the priest in ceremonies when they are not neces
Theology 12-05-11 Natural Law Continued:
Christians do participate in the Natural Law through a standpoint of faith.
Because we are created in the image and likeness of God, each human being has dignity
that must be respected because it is an expression
Themes of Salvation History:
1. God: The Tribune (Father, Son and The Holy Spirit) God exists and is the source of all
creation. Human beings are created in the image and likeness of God.
2. Sin: Human beings disrupted their relationshi
( After Reading Genesis 1-4the story of creationhere are the notes we took)
The story was created after the formation of the Sabbath and is meant to explain where
the Sabbath came from and how to justify it.
They used mythical language to creat
John Chapter One:
Illustrates a high Christology which means it emphasizes the divinity of Jesus.
A Trinitarian notion that there is not just an eternal God but also the Father, Son and the
Holy Spirit. They are of the same being.
Theology 09-30-11: The New Testament
27 books all written in Greek so they are more universally acceptable.
The four main divisions are gospels, acts, epistles and revelation.
Gospels are faith based stories of Jesus and are written from people that beli
Elle VanConia Dr. Michael Farley Theology 100 March 28, 2011 Bible Paper 2 Psalm 19 (1) The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making the wise simple (Psalms 19:7). The commands the Lord has given his
Theological Foundations Lecture Questions THEO 100-11/21 Spring, 2011 Jesus & the Kingdom of God: New Covenant in the Present Kingdom Age [Act 5] 59. Explain how the new covenant & kingdom promised in the Old Testament prophets is fulfilled in (1) Jesus a
Pessimistic naturalism (Nihilism-comes from Latin word for nothing) 1. Low view of human reason (skepticism) Modern/optimistic o Knowledge=belief that is objective and certain (Objective) Free from biased of tradition Scientific knowledge- universally tru
Elizabeth VanConia Dr. Farley Theology 100 February 21, 2011 Worldview Paper Reflection Coming to SLU, I had a very limited background in theology, so I knew I could come away from this course learning a lot. However, I learned more in this first unit tha
Theology 100 Exam 1 Study Guide Monotheism Religious tradition that has a notion of a maker who gives order to the universe and sustains all that exists in it (ex: Judaism, Christianity and Islam). Polytheism The belief in more than one supreme being. Hen
Exam II The Formation of the biblical canon 1. From scroll to codex 2. Septuagint 3. NT canon: stages of development 4. NT canon: criteria of selection 5. Marcions contribution 6. Irenaeus contribution Canon 1. Means measuring rod 2. Came to be used for l
Terms/names to identify
1. Exodus 21:23-25 contains the lex talionis, "an eye for an eye." Leviticus 20 contains the
death penalty for several immoral actions. To what degree do you think that the spirit of
these laws should co
Terms/names to identify:
Messiah/ messianic promise:
Ark of the Covenant:
Deuteronomistic history: The second telling of the law, just repeated in a different order.
1. How do Jews and Christians interpret differently t
The Book of Amos:
The prophetic literature does not contain events of the future but are rather conditional. If
you do this, this will happen. And if you do not, this will happen.
Prophetic literature uses a lot of imagery such as a prostitute in one sto
Questions for the Book of Job:
This is a book of wisdom literature which is meant to take a philosophical approach to various
ideas of existence. The framework for this book has many poetic speeches which are meant to
describe why bad things happen to goo
Terms to identify:
Sheol: You cease to exist before God in the afterlife then you cease to exist at
all. Essentially it is a shady glum region of the afterworld because you dont
believe there is any other life but the present one.
Second Temple period: Th
Exodus 21:23-25 contains the lex talionis, "an eye for an eye." Leviticus 20 contains
the death penalty for several immoral actions. To what degree do you think that the spirit
of these laws should continue to be use