Foundational Theology

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  • 1. 
    A Method of Theology where all truth claims have to be subjected to radical doubt.
    • A. 

      Critical

    • B. 

      Para-Critical

    • C. 

      Counter Critical

    • D. 

      Post Critical

    • E. 

      Experiencial

  • 2. 
    Neo Thomist apporach to theology that assumes the validity of tradition, and is common in modern appologetics.
    • A. 

      Critical

    • B. 

      Para-Critical

    • C. 

      Counter Critical

    • D. 

      Post-Critical

  • 3. 
    Fact is to science as religion is to feeling in this theological approach that is largly a consideration of inner experience. 
    • A. 

      Critical

    • B. 

      Counter Critical

    • C. 

      Para Critical

    • D. 

      Post Critical

  • 4. 
    A theological method that starts with a presupposition of trust, but still respects reason.
    • A. 

      Critical

    • B. 

      Counter Critical

    • C. 

      Para Critical

    • D. 

      Post Critical

  • 5. 
    According to the Theological Commission document Catholic Theological unity implies uniformity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    According to the discussion about Theological Commission document, False teaching breaks communion of Love or is outside of communion with the Church.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Faith is...
    • A. 

      Trust in what we know as truth

    • B. 

      Intelligible content

    • C. 

      Personal

    • D. 

      Ecclesiastical

    • E. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    Philosophy is the means by which theology needs to dialog with science.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Who is the last name of the philospher noted for founding phenomenology?
  • 10. 
    Phenomenology can be summarized as....
    • A. 

      Thinking as the experiences of the individual.

    • B. 

      Perspectives that emphasize the value of human beings.

    • C. 

      Being as it is made know to the person.

    • D. 

      Data as the exclusive source of all authoritative knowledge.

  • 11. 
    Liberation Theory  =  Marx           ______________ =  Rahner
  • 12. 
    "Philosphical-Theological Bridge" that seeks to reconcile Thomism with a Cartesian subjectivist approach to knowledge in general, and Kantian epistemology in particular
    • A. 

      Neo-Thomism

    • B. 

      Phenomenology

    • C. 

      Liberation Theology

    • D. 

      Transcendental Thomism

  • 13. 
    "Philosphical-Theological Bridge" that seeks to recover Thomism to deal with epistomological questions and is influenced by Descartes.
    • A. 

      Neo-Thomism

    • B. 

      Phenomenology

    • C. 

      Liberation Theology

    • D. 

      Transcendental Thomism

  • 14. 
    This model of revelation emphasises not simply statement of faith,but on actions of God. In other words - Words and Deeds.
    • A. 

      Doctrine/propositional

    • B. 

      Historical-salvational

    • C. 

      experiential expressivist/inner experiential

    • D. 

      Ecclesial transformative

  • 15. 
    This model of revelation emphasises heavily emphesis the Deeds of God, and not content of the revelation.
    • A. 

      Doctrine/propositional

    • B. 

      Historical-salvational

    • C. 

      experiential expressivist/inner experiential

    • D. 

      Ecclesial transformative

  • 16. 
    This model of revelation assumes a priviledged interior Grace.
    • A. 

      Doctrine/propositional

    • B. 

      Historical-salvational

    • C. 

      Experiential expressivist/inner experiential

    • D. 

      Ecclesial transformative

  • 17. 
    In this model of revelation faith is a intellectual assent to objective content. 
    • A. 

      Doctrine/propositional

    • B. 

      Historical-salvational

    • C. 

      Experiential expressivist/inner experiential

    • D. 

      Ecclesial transformative

  • 18. 
    Hebrew word that encapsulates both the spoken Word of God that communicates knowledge, and a sense that is also effective - causing movement in the world.
  • 19. 
    Vincent of Loren's definition of Tradition.
    • A. 

      What has always been believed.

    • B. 

      The magisterium and scripture only.

    • C. 

      Pascal mystery.

    • D. 

      What can be taught.

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is not true about tradition --
    • A. 

      Object is the entire reality of the Christian Faith.

    • B. 

      Pascal mystery is the most important content

    • C. 

      It's the interpretation of scripture.

    • D. 

      It holds that all truths are contained in scripture.

  • 21. 
    What kind of statement is this about God? God is good, but not like the creature, God is perfectly good.
    • A. 

      Equivicol

    • B. 

      Universal

    • C. 

      Anological

    • D. 

      Prophetic

  • 22. 
    An Equivocal predication about God expresses
    • A. 

      Equality

    • B. 

      Absolute Difference

    • C. 

      An analogy

    • D. 

      Identity

  • 23. 
    Jean Daniélou used which four of these words to describe God in the OT.
    • A. 

      Holliness

    • B. 

      Faithfullness

    • C. 

      Justice

    • D. 

      Mercy

    • E. 

      Truth

  • 24. 
    The passion, death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ
  • 25. 
    To say that Christ is the Alpha and Omega would reflect what type of time statement about Christ?
    • A. 

      Kronos

    • B. 

      Kairos

  • 26. 
    Wants to reclaim old traditions in response to a modern "drowning in secularism".
    • A. 

      Eccumentalists

    • B. 

      Magisterium

    • C. 

      Traditionalist

    • D. 

      Post-critical

  • 27. 
    Which one of these is a description of  little t  tradition.
    • A. 

      Living subject of the Church

    • B. 

      Can develop as Gospel encounters with new cultures

    • C. 

      Involves the communal sense of the faith

    • D. 

      Binds community to beliefs that are essential

  • 28. 
    What kind of understanding of Dogmatic Devlopment is this? Change demonstrates that doctrine is mutable.
    • A. 

      Modernist

    • B. 

      Logical

    • C. 

      Theological

    • D. 

      Ecclesial Transformative

  • 29. 
    What kind of understanding of Dogmatic Devlopment is this? Displays the selfhood of the other as Christ gives Himself to us. (Buber)
    • A. 

      Modernist

    • B. 

      Logical

    • C. 

      Theological

    • D. 

      Ecclesial Transformative

  • 30. 
    What kind of understanding of Dogmatic Devlopment is this? The propositions of the Creed are present in the encompasing wholeof the Salvific object of faith.
    • A. 

      Modernist

    • B. 

      Logical

    • C. 

      Theological

    • D. 

      Ecclesial Transformative

  • 31. 
    What kind of understanding of Dogmatic Devlopment is this? Marian doctrine was deduced from previously deduced propositions.
    • A. 

      Modernist

    • B. 

      Logical

    • C. 

      Theological

    • D. 

      Ecclesial Transformative

  • 32. 
    Vatican II says that Scripture is materially sufficient.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Vatican II says one can either choose a Historical-critical or Canaonical-critical interpretation of scripture, but not both.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    To this second century Bishop, true knowledge is the understanding that Christ is the center of everything, which helps our understanding of Tradition and scripture.