Hermeneutics II - Chapter 8

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Hermeneutics II - Chapter 8 - Quiz

Quiz, Chapter 8 - Understanding Your Bible, David K. Bernard


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The                    accounts of the gospel present an overview of the life of Jesus Christ and correspond closely to each other:
    • A. 

      Syntactic

    • B. 

      Simplistic

    • C. 

      Synaptic

    • D. 

      Synoptic

  • 2. 
    There are three basic elements to a parable, which are…
    • A. 

      An earthly story, a spiritual truth, and a link to prophecy

    • B. 

      An earthly story, a spiritual truth, and a relationship between the two

    • C. 

      A prophetic meaning, a natural meaning, and a spiritual meaning

    • D. 

      A prophetic meaning, a spiritual meaning, and a typological link to Christ

  • 3. 
                             criticism is the study of the distinct emphases and purposes of each writer:
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Redactive

    • C. 

      Form

  • 4. 
                             criticism is not an acceptable method of interpreting Scripture:
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Redactive

    • C. 

      Form

  • 5. 
                             criticism is a study of the sources and how each writer used them:
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Redactive

    • C. 

      Form

  • 6. 
                             criticism is a study of the underlying oral traditions that presumably preceded the written sources:
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Redactive

    • C. 

      Form

  • 7. 
                         criticism enables us to see (or find) the unique emphases of each writer of the Synoptic Gospel accounts:
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Redactive

    • C. 

      Form

  • 8. 
    The Gospel according to John focuses on Jesus’ private ministry to His disciples.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Sitz in Leben is a term describing the investigation of both the historical setting and the literal context of a passage.        
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The twofold purpose of parables is to …
    • A. 

      Make truth plain to its seekers and hide truth from those who don’t seek it

    • B. 

      Hide truth from its seekers and reveal some truth to those who don’t, to motivate both to seek it

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