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Theology- first test study guise

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Theology- first test study guise THL-101-06

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This study guide goes over major concepts from the lesson. These should give a good idea of test material.
Intro to Theology
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Jonathan Notetaker on Saturday September 10, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to THL-101-06 at Spring Hill College taught by Dr. Switzer in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 10 views. For similar materials see Intro to Theology in Theology at Spring Hill College.

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Date Created: 09/10/16
Study Guide for First Test Etymologies - Theology o Theos-god o Logos - Catholic o Kata- according to o Holos- the whole - Theodicy o Theos- God o Dikes- right order - Critical o Kritikos-Greeks  Means able to discern Definitions - Theology= act of thinking deeply about the God that we profess - Interpretation-something all humans do o Tools are religion, philosophy, culture - Catholic= everything has a reason, everything is connected by way of the creator - Allegorical meaning- stories that have symbolism about human life - Literal meaning- taking the teaching for what they literally say on the page - Spiritual meaning- understanding there is an alternative teaching that the scripture intends to portray - Sola scriptura- only scripture - Word of God- Bible is a collection that tells of Gods relationship with humans - Inspiration- some of the Bible is inspired by God( holy Spirit), but also through human wisdom - Inerrancy- Bible does not lead to error but to a deeper relationship with God - Canon- books accepted as belonging in the authoritative collection of the Bible - Septuagint- Greek translation of OT - Apocrypha- books written in Greek and left out of Protestant Bible - Tanak- Jewish Bible - Semitic- of the middle east - Polytheism- multiple gods - Monotheism- 1 god - Henotheism- many gods but only worship some - Monolatry- many gods but only one is worshipped - Torah, Pentateuch- 1 5 books - Nebiim- Prophets - Ketubim- Writings, wisdom books - Documentary Hypothesis (Julius Wellhausen)- Pentateuch began as different documents from different sources - Source Hypothesis- the sources good be either written or oral - 4 sources- yahwist, elohist, Deuteronomy, priest - Deuteronomical principle-if you sin against god, you will be punished on this earth - Theodicy- struggle to understand suffering - Ser complex- used by Jews to understand suffering - DH- Deuteronomistic Historians Theology and Critical - Theology is the act of thinking deeply about the God we profess. Being critical of God, means we take God quite seriously. Theos-god, logos-word, kritikos- able to discern. Aselm of Canterbury defined theology as fides quaerens intellectum (faith seeking understanding) Interpretation - Hermeneutics- art of interpretation - Hermeneutics- one that interprets - These terma are important to humans because all people interpret everything Loci of the Bible - Behind the text- history and context - In from of the text - Text itself - Understand all in order to piece together meanings of the text Julius Wellhausen -Documentary Hypothesis - 4 sources are yahwist, elohist, Deuteronomy, priestly - some call it source hypothesis because the sources could be written or oral Pentateuch - First 5 books - Moses was traditionally considered the author o Not true because one book speaks of his death - Other names include, OT, or torah BC vs BCE - These two types are ways to date the years. There are two methods in order to show respect for those that do not believe in Christ. The one with the e is a more universal method Canon - There are 73 books in the canon. - It should not bother someone if there are errors in the Bible because the details don’t matter. Its about the lesson - The catholic idea of inerrancy is that the Bible does not lead anyone to error Types of Literature - Mythical Prehistory - Ancestral History - Exodus and the Law Jewish Bible - Torah - Nebiim - Ketubim - Bible is called Tanak Job challenges DH because sometimes innocent people suffer.


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