1. Do you think Matthew was of Jewish or Gentile background? Why?
I think Matthew was Jewish. Matthews Gospel is longer than Marks and
contains such things as an infancy narrative and the Sermon on the Mount, a
long section of parables, and a section on c
1. Does historical context challenge the authority of the written biblical word?
I don't believe the historical context can challenge the authority of the written bible
because in the beginning was God. God created everything and there is nothing that
1. If one does not assume every word of a Pauline letter to have universal meaning, how does
that help the reader? Paul was addressing his church the way God lead him to deal with his
members. The letters are stories and this will help the reader to not t
Professor Susan Moore
Music History 210
March 12, 2013
Louis Armstrong: American Myth, American Master
Louis Armstrong was the greatest jazz musician of all time. He dazzled audiences with his
stunning high notes, gorgeous melodies and soul-s
1. Contrast Luke's genealogy with Matthew's in terms of starting point, and what sense
do you make of the difference?
Matthews account of Jesus lineage begins with Abraham and ascends from thereto
Jesus. He wrote in this way: Abraham was the father of Isa