Theology Quiz Three

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  1. Gospel definition
    means Good News, a narrative blend of a bunch of stuff about Jesus’ life
  2. Paul tells-the Gospels ______
  3. XwithP = _____ _____ or in English ...
    christos anestes

    Christ jumped up
  4. Differ Paul from Gospels
    -no Christmas in Paul, all about daily life and how to live life until Jesus
  5. One of Marks big sources is the ______
  6. None of the Gospels of the Evangelists, Mathew Mark Luke or John are _____
  7. When did the Gospels get their names?
    Only when other churches adopt, do they get named
  8. Who was John the Baptist to Jesus?
  9. John the Baptist was Jesus’ cousin.
  10. Parable definition
  11. throw alongside of (simile or metaphor)
  12. Allegory definitions
  13. telling of a symbolic story, but the symbols have one and only one meaning
  14. Intercalate explain what it is and who uses it in their Gospel
    -Mark goes back and forth, interrupting with information. He tells one story in the middle of another.
  15. Mathew will...
    tell one story at a time when he takes from Mark
  16. Describe the people in Mark.
  17. There is always a crowd pressing in on Jesus in Mark.
  18. Explain how the Bible is inspired vs possession
    authors of bible arrange their parts revealing themselves
  19. Messianic secret of Mark
  20. Jesus does not own up to being the messiah until he is about to be put to death. Jesus does not think they will understand what it means to be messiah, until his death.
  21. Jesus predicts his passion in Mark how many times?

    Then what happens?
    Three times

    Three times Jesus reviews it. Three times the disciples get it wrong.
  22. In Mark, The two stories of the blind men...
    frame the stories about the passion, as the disciples are blind to what Jesus is telling them.
  23. Mark’s church is _____ generation.


    Original disciples are gone as is Jesus. Mark’s church must hold their place.
  24. Mark who?
    anonymous (despite Papias tradition)[1] Does not have the from and to of ancientletters “Mark” means from his church.

    1) Fourth-century historian, Eusebius, says that a second-century bishop named Papias received oral traditions about the gospels and their authorship.
  25. Mark where?
    rural Syria, possibly Galilee (N.Israel)

    1)because Jesus says they will flee there.

    2)Gets associated with Rome, but doesn’t take into effect the whole church.

    3)Mark may have taken from Peter, but he tells his own story. There are Latinisms in Mark, which suggest Rome.

    4)Language is rough, if not rural, might have found a better secretary.
  26. Mark when?
    A.D. 66-70

    1)Mark seems to know of some of Paul’s tradition, yet Paul does not seem to be aware of Mark.

    2)Mark writes stories, not just letters. Many churches know of Mark in 2nd century.

    3)Mark had to be written before Mathew and Luke in order to be a source.

    4)Had to be written before the destruction of the temple because it is mentioned in the middle of Jesus’ speech.
  27. 2 source theory
  28. - that Mark is source #1 and Q is the other for Mathew and Luke
  29. Mark why?
    1) Where is Jesus in our suffering? Why did he suffer? Why do we? Episodes from Jesus’ life help answer these questions

    2) Original witnesses dying s how do we act like good disciples until he returns?
  30. Two things idiosyncratic to Mark
    1) Mark uses the crowds as a character that is fickle. Start by loving Jesus and end chanting for his crucifiction.

    2) Disciples don’t always measure up to faith in the face of fear.
  31. Mathew Who?
  32. Mathew Where?
  33. Mathew when?
    A.D. 80-90
  34. Mathew why?
    1) All of Mark’s questions apply.

    2) Add special themes of disciples as students and teachers and the importance of continuity with the best of Judaism and the OT.

    3) Jesus is the New Moses and even greater than Moses. Salvation history unfolds in human history.
  35. One major difference between Mark and Mathew.
    Mathew pronounces that Jesus is Messiah from the beginning
  36. Mathew sets 14 generations between four events. Name them in order. Explain what is flawed in this.

    actually only 13 between Exile and Messiah
  37. Three theories of why Mathew uses 14 generations
    1) DV D=David=14

    2) 7=God doubled is like highlighting

    3) 14 high priests
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Theology Quiz Three
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