February 24, 2016
Religion 151 MW
Old Testament: Genesis Creation Stories
The Old Testament can be considered the most influential catalogue of books
in the world because of how it has maintained its relevance and significance
2. a. liturgy- a body of formal rites, including both actions and spoken words, used in public worship,
such as sacrifices, prayers, and other rituals performed at the Jerusalem Temple, or the c
In the year of our lord 1095, Pope Urban II started what we know as the Holy Wars or the Crusades. Over
the period from 1095-1464, a series of military expeditions were fought to take back the Holy Land,
Jerusalem, from the Seldjuk Turks. There were eight
Religon 151 MW
2. Define the term liturgy, and explain the liturgical function of the Book of Psalms. Why did the editors
of this poetic collection indicate that many psalms were by [or in the manner of] David? What
4 December 2015
Womens Role in the Old Testament
Women in the todays society verses women in the Old Testament is a drastic difference
and it shows how far women have progressed since then. Although there are some cases
1. What in your past and present affects how you read the Old Testament? How would you
describe your view of the Old Testament? Why did you decide to take this course?
I would like to say that I was brought up in the church like so many people, but it isn
The Psalm does inspire some level of anger. The people are upset about being taking from their
homes to a place that isnt pleasing to God. They even speak of lyres that are just there
because they have no real reason to sing or play. The anger kicked in w
Schedule:(tentative and subject to change by the instructor)
Week of May 28 May 31
Introductory Lecture and Syllabus
Complete Discussion Post by Sunday at 9 P.M.
Week of June 1 June 7
Read Read Harris, 51-69
Read Genesis 1-3, 12, 15, 17-22, 32, and 37-50
There are a number of ethical questions that flow from the reading of the book of Joshua. Specifically,
why did the Israelites kill all the men, women, and children? Why would God ask this of them? Is this ok?
Could this happen again today? Is this genoci
Watch the preceding YouTube clips and assess how each speaker/ preacher communicates
with the audience. What techniques do they use to communicate? Discuss how each speaker
is either effective or ineffective.
Skelly was the most ineffective of the
Study Guide for Old Testament Mid-Term Exam
The test will consist of multiple choice questions. Please note that this is not an
exhaustive list of the topics that are found on the exam. It is only a guide. I will draw
upon ALL notes and readings.
1. Number of Books in the Bible Total and in each Testament?
66 Books. Old Testament 39 books. New Testament 27 books.
2. Bible was composed over a span of how many years?
3. Five Sections of the New Testament Matching?
A. The Gospels ( Mathew John)
Exam 2 Study Guide
1. Know the Vital statistics for the books covered in the lecture notes.
See Chapter Notes
2. Be able to match the letters of Paul and their purpose.
1Thessalonians 1:1-10; thanking God for the strong faith and good reputation
Survey of the New Testament
The Woman at the Well
6 July 2015
The story of the Samaritan woman at the well has been told for ages. People who
read this passage can perceive it in many different ways howev