Quranic: straight from god
Incarnational view: inspired by god
Yahwist j: personal god
Elohist: distant god
Deuteronimical: laws sermons obedience
Priestly: religious, institutionalized
Day one: light/dark
Israelites descendants of Jacob
(Jews descendants of Judah)
POINT OF EXODUS:
to purify the Israelites of Egyptian religion
there was a new pharaoh that did now know Joseph
in other words, a king that ruled Egypt that was NOT of the line that Jos
How does the Nicean Creed refute Ariuss teachings?
Arius teaches: There was a time when Christ was not.
Christ came to be after the Father
Christ is not fully God because he was not alway in existence.
~Justin: Apologist: 1st formal defense of the Church
What are Justins arguments for a fair hearing?
he says that criminals get fair hearings while Christians do not.
he says that it is not the Christians who commit crimes that th
What are Basils arguments against his opponents regarding the 3 persons of the
Through Him, With Him, In Him
Three Persons are not less or more than the other
What arguments does Basil use for defending Ora
Augustines Confessions Books I-III, Book X, parts 1-7
~Why the Confessions? See Confessions 10.4
Why read Augustine:
John Paul II:
One of the best teachers of the church~ 2 yrs after his death
Whole doctrinal tradition: sermons, trinity, all tea
What is the kerygma and what is its significance?
preaching of the core teachings Key teachings
things central to christianity
What is the significance of the bishop?
They are not merely preachers or teachers
1. Dating and historical circumstances of the Exodus from Egypt
1550 BC - Expulsion of the Hyksos (Shepherd-Kings)
1200 BC Merneptah (or Israel) Stele (only known stele that mentions Israelites), King
1300-1250 BC Exodus from Egypt and Wilder
The story of creation:
An account on how god created the universe
THE 1301 Understanding the bible
Prof. Jacob W. Wood
February 14th 2014
In Genesis 1 and 2, we are told the story of how god created the heavens and
the earth. Genesis
Understanding the bible
March 24th 2014
The book of judges
In the book of Judges we read about how the people of Israel start to disobey the laws given to them
by God after he made his covenant with t
Understanding the Bible: Exam 2 Review
Sunday, November 10, 2013
What are the 3 promises associated with the Abrahamic Covenant?
Blessing of all nations
What does exodus mean?
Greek exodos, meaning "going out"
How did the
Understanding the Bible
22 October 2013
Anthropomorphism in the Bible
There are multiple passages that speak of God as if he has human characteristics.
These passages have to be looked at literarily. Many times, these pa