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Hermeneutics Part One

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Hermeneutics Part One

A quiz on Christian Hermeneutics

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Hermeneutics?
    • A. 

      Using a specific passage of the Bible

    • B. 

      Talking to your dog, trying to have it sit down

    • C. 

      Using a specific passage to influence behavior

    • D. 

      Watching the rapper named "supaman" and studying his skills

    • E. 

      Principles and methods used for interpretation of the Bible

  • 2. 
    What is exegesis?
    • A. 

      Break dancing on exegetic street for cash

    • B. 

      Using a specific passage of the Bible to influence behavior

    • C. 

      Using hermeneutics to interpret a specific passage of the Bible

    • D. 

      Principles and methods to get dope

    • E. 

      This is Whack!!!

  • 3. 
    What is the meaning of application?
    • A. 

      To apply for a job

    • B. 

      Using the exegesis of a specific passage of the Bible

    • C. 

      The sheet for the job (application)

    • D. 

      Applying my skillz to smack satan

    • E. 

      Boooduss, dis guy

  • 4. 
    What was the 3 main points of Hermeneutics?
    • A. 

      Hermeneutics

    • B. 

      Yo moma

    • C. 

      Herma-What?!

    • D. 

      Exegesis

    • E. 

      Application

  • 5. 
    "Common Sense Realism" *everybody already uses "hermeneutics" to understand what they speak, read, or write.  *These "rules" are understood intuitively by all who are part of a culture and languageStudying (BLANK) is simply studying how we as humans understand any certain piece of writing (in our case, the Bible)
  • 6. 
    Why study Hermeneutics?Problems arise when:
    • A. 

      Someone doesn't care about this test

    • B. 

      Someone does not know the accepted rules

    • C. 

      Someone doesn't care about Christ

    • D. 

      Someone chooses not to follow the rules

    • E. 

      Someone makes up rules of their own

  • 7. 
    We need a "specialized" hermeneutic:
    • A. 

      To understand why your mom acts to crazy

    • B. 

      To understand why people don't love Christ

    • C. 

      To understand ourselves---what rules do we commonly accept for correct interpretation?

    • D. 

      To understand others from the past---what rules did others in the past use to interpret?

    • E. 

      I don't give a rip

  • 8. 
    "Hermeneutics" as science and art"Hermeneutics" (the study of principles and methods for interpretation) is both a science and an artScience=
    • A. 

      Not giving a rip about this test

    • B. 

      Slapping a monkey

    • C. 

      Knowing the rules of interpretation

    • D. 

      Knowing your moma

    • E. 

      Feeling when certain rules apply or not

  • 9. 
    "Hermeneutics" as science and art "Hermeneutics" (the study of principles and methods for interpretation) is both a science and an artArt=
    • A. 

      Feeling when certain rules apply or not

    • B. 

      Colors and all kinds of fun stuff

    • C. 

      Stabbing satan then laughing

    • D. 

      Knowing the rules of interpretation

    • E. 

      Knowing why I like asking crazy questions

  • 10. 
    Auther-TEXT-ReaderThe author communicates to the reader by means of the text.
    • A. 

      Divine Author

    • B. 

      Human author

    • C. 

      TEXT

    • D. 

      Original reader

    • E. 

      Current reader

  • 11. 
    We cannot know the human author except through the text and similar writings*The author understood what he wrote  *The text is connected to the author's intent (the text is never "free")What answers apply to this
    • A. 

      We do not seek the author's psychological background in order to imitate it

    • B. 

      We do not try to run up on a mic and spite whack lyrics

    • C. 

      We do not impose later (more in-depth) knowledge upon the author

    • D. 

      We do not try to go back in time and try to email people

    • E. 

      We do not care about what eddie is writing, there for we quite

  • 12. 
    (Text) The text is the only window we have between author and reader ((we believe in an inspired, inerrant text))Types of Textual Meaning Match the meaning with this Textual Type---Referential
    • A. 

      What a word refers to specifically

    • B. 

      What you say to someone to invite them to WLS

    • C. 

      What a word refers to emotively

    • D. 

      What your mom refers to

    • E. 

      What a word refers to commonly

  • 13. 
    (Text) The text is the only window we have between author and reader ((we believe in an inspired, inerrant text)) Types of Textual Meaning Match the meaning with this Textual Type---Denotative
    • A. 

      What a word refers to specifically

    • B. 

      What your dad refers to

    • C. 

      What a word refers to commonly

    • D. 

      What a word refers to emotively

    • E. 

      What happens when someone speaks negative about you

  • 14. 
    (Text) The text is the only window we have between author and reader ((we believe in an inspired, inerrant text)) Types of Textual Meaning Match the meaning with this Textual Type---Connotative
    • A. 

      What a word refers to commonly

    • B. 

      What you refer to

    • C. 

      What a word refers to emotively

    • D. 

      What a word refers to specifically

    • E. 

      What happens when you cant go to the restroom

  • 15. 
    What is the list of Textual Meaning?
    • A. 

      Referential

    • B. 

      Denotative

    • C. 

      Connotative

    • D. 

      Constipated

    • E. 

      Frustrated

  • 16. 
    Challenges to Bible Interpretation---*We are very far removed from biblical blanks *Our blank is different than the Bible--also, there were various blanks within the Bible * We don't understand the local references    * Most don't know the biblical blanks well
    • A. 

      Time

    • B. 

      Culture

    • C. 

      Geography

    • D. 

      Language

    • E. 

      Skills

  • 17. 
    Where Does God Fit In?Can hermeneutics ("rules") be used to do exegesis without God's help?True or False
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      What kind of a question is that?

    • D. 

      I don't know

    • E. 

      You can't really say

  • 18. 
    Where Does God Fit In? Can hermeneutics ("rules") be used to do exegesis without God's help?If true, how?
    • A. 

      Any person can do it if they look within

    • B. 

      No a person can't do without God, because we need His help

    • C. 

      Any person can do whatever the heck they want

    • D. 

      Any person can interpret biblical "meaning" If they follow the accepted rules

    • E. 

      This is Whack!!!

  • 19. 
    Where Does God Fit In?Can a non-Christian interpret the Bible well?True or False
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 20. 
    Where Does God Fit In? Can a non-Christian interpret the Bible well?If False, why?
    • A. 

      Because they a prideful people

    • B. 

      But only those open to God can grasp the life changing "significance" of their interpretation

    • C. 

      It isn't False, its True

    • D. 

      Yeah-whatever

    • E. 

      Blank

  • 21. 
    What is the the goal of hermeneutics?To determine the proper principles and methods of interpreting the Bible, allowing us to correctly understand God's written Word so that we may apply it to our lives.Our task is not complete until we:
    • A. 

      Pray

    • B. 

      1) know the correct rules [hermeneutics]

    • C. 

      2) use the rules correctly [exegesis]

    • D. 

      3) apply the meaning significantly [application]

    • E. 

      Ha easy one

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