Outline Part I, Question 1: What does the term higher criticism mean? Discuss the different approaches within this field of study and explain how it influenced thinking about religion in general. Work taken from: Strenski pages 33-60, 63-64. Lecture
Question 1 Outline: 1. higher criticisim = name given to critical studies of the Bible that treat it as a text created by human beings at a particular historical time and for various human motives a. studies the bible the same way as it would study a
Outline for bullet #3 on Study Guide "The mid-term exam is intended to assess your knowledge of the material we have covered in class thus far, as well as your own engagement with the issues we have discussed. Specifically: Bullet #3: The Crusades an
Bahai Scriptures and Thought: Final Exam Study Questions
1. The Book of Certitude ( Kitab-i-Iqan) consists of two parts. Briefly describe the essence
of these two parts.
This book has been written on 1861 to answers of the uncle of the bob who believed th
1. The history of Iran can be described as a grand dialectical process. Explain.
Before we talk about the Iranian history as a dialectical process, we must first define
Hegels theory of dialectics. According to Hegel, a civilization goes through three sta
1.shaykh Ahmad AhsaIs writing interpreted the Islamic/shiih concepts of Resurrection and the
Occulataion of the twelth Imam in a new way. Explain.
Shaykh Ahmad stated that in addition to physical body, we have an archetypal (imaginary) body, that
1. Compare and contrast Romans and Revelation in how they work
from "plight to solution" or "chaos to order."
Plight-is (1:18-2:1) arguing that humanity is fallen/wounded, deprived,
Paul is trying to make the argument that we are ill, somethi