Rulers in the New Testament
A ruler that was believed to be the savior of the world. He was the ruler when Jesus was born.
Responsible for the roads and safe seas that helped Paul and other eventually spread the
The Life and Times of the Apostle Paul
Zealot, background in Roman Judaism, sometimes comes across as arrogant
What do we know about the Apostle Paul?
- Our knowledge of Paul is fragmented
- Our sources are the book of Acts and biographical
What is the difference between the doctrines of philosophy and precepts other than the
fact that the former are general precepts, the latter specific? Each of them prescribes
thingsthe former quite generally, the latter in particular . .
Canon and the Text of the NT
Canon comes from a samitc? word that means a reed of the
o This reed served as a measuring rod
o By extension it came to mean any norm or standard
o And my further extension the or means the body of
Written soon after I Thessalonians
Misunderstandings about the Parousia had intensified
Fanatical excitement of some of Parousia must be calmed down (Chapter 2)
In chapter 3 he says that anyone unwilling to work should not eat
CHAPTER TITLE: IMPLICIT COMMENTARY
ANATOMY OF THE FOURTH GOSPEL
R. ALAN CULPEPPER
The impact of the gospels characterization is only one aspect of the silent communication
between author and reader. In conversation such communication proceeds throug
Romans and Rhetoric
The entry under the name of the Stoic rhetorician Hermagoras of Temnos (fl. ca. 150
B.C.E.) in the OCD is indicative of the significance of the Stoics contributions: By discussing
not only themes involving particular situations (u(poqe
Hebrews and Teleology
I. Platonic Dualism
A. Platos bipartite universe
1. The sensible world
2. The intelligible world
B. Platonic Dualism in Hebrews
1. (1:1-4) The same essence with the Father
2. (9:11-12) The tabernacle not made with ha
Religion 102.01 - History and Religion of Early Christianity
Spring 2014 10-11:30 T, F
Instructor: Dr. Ira J. Jolivet, Jr.
Office: AC 256
Office telephone: 4736
Office hours: T, F 8-10 and between classes, W 8-1. Also by appointment.
Home telephone: (805)
Passages and Methods of Interpretation in Revelation
Passages in Revelation
Methods of Interpreting Revelation
In the predictive method the symbols in Revelation are taken
The translation of the Hebrew Torah into Greek introduced Greek concepts into Jewish thought. Although
the original translators endeavored to render the text as literally as possible, Hebrew words and idioms that
had no Gree
Romans and Rhetoric
With regard to arrangement, according to Cicero, there are six parts of a speech:
exordium, narrative, partition, confirmation, refutation, and peroration. For the purpose of this
analysis we will focus primarily on the exordium, the p
Themes and Passages in the Book of Acts
Christianity is innocent of the charges brought against it.
Christianity is a universal religion.
Events unfold under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.
Gods promises to Israel are fulfilled in the church.
View on homosexuality
Class readings- Romans
Homosexuality is mentioned in seven verses in the Bible. These seven verses do
not even add up to one percent of the entire Bible and yet so many people base their
views on homosexu
Geography of Early Christianity SEE PAGE 33
Pauls pre-Christian history Philippians 3:1-21 (4-6)
From Tarsus (Acts)
Circumcised on the eigh