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INSTE I:4 NT Week 1


Initiation - The earthly life of Christ 4 or 5 BC - 29 AD
Expansion - The missionary Church 29 AD - 60 AD
Consolidation - The mature of church 60 AD - 95 AD
What was the original language of the NT? Greek
How many NT Historical books? 5
How many NT Epistles? 21
How many NT Apocalyptic books? 1
Name the General Epistles (8) Hebrews, James, 1 & 2 Peter, 1, 2, 3 John, Jude
What are the 5 characteristics of an epistle? Heading, Recipients, Salutation, Topics, Conclusion
The Jews who adopted the Greek language and customs: Hellenists
Separatists. The only Jewish part of this period which has survived to this day: Pharisees
The party of aristocratic priests and noble laity Sadducees
Accepted only the Pentateuch as canonical. Sadducees
Lived in communities. The held all property in common: Essenes
They Jews who maintained their language and customs: Hebrews
The accepted all of the OT (Law, prophets, writings)as canonical Pharisees
They diligently studied the written Law and the oral law (tradition): Pharisees
A fanatical group which used arms to fight for the liberation of Palestine from Rome: Zealots
They believed in the allegorical interpretation of the Scriptures. Pharisees
Successors to the Hasidim who remained faithful to the Law while suffering persecution under Antiochus Epiphanes Pharisees
The majority of the scribes belonged to this party. Pharisees
They did not believe in the resurrection: Sadducees
The majority of this party were Hellenists Sadducees
The practiced faith based on works. Pharisees
The OT translated into Greek The Septuagint
The Law. The five fifths of the Law. The Torah
The books written after close of the OT which form part of the Septuagint and the Latin Vulgate. The Apocrypha
Contains oral/traditional law/and commentary about these laws (Mishnah & Gemara) The Talmud
1 & 2 Maccabees are a part of this group of books. The Apocrypha
How many years does the history of the NT cover? 100 years
Name the historical books of the NT. Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Acts
Name the 9 authors of the NT. James, Paul, Mark, Matthew, Luke, Peter, Jude, John
Name the 9 epistles Paul wrote to churches. Romans, 1 & 2 Corinthians, Galations, Ephesians, Philippians, Collossians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians
Name the 4 books wrote of personal nature. Philemon, 1 & 2 Timothy, Titus
Approximately how many years passed between the close of the OT canon and the birth of Christ? 400 years
What does Hellenization mean? The adoption of languages, customs, and mentality of the Greeks
Who was king of Judea when Jesus was born? Herod the Great (a brutal man)
Which Herod took part in the trial of Jesus? Herod Antipas
Pharisees Largest, most influential sect at the time of NT; Separatists of Judaism; Obeyed written law & oral traditions; Based theology on OT canon; believed in angels & spirits, immortality of the soul & resurrection; Fasted & tithed systematically; Faith based o
Sadducees Priestly party; most political power; Theology bases on rituals of the Pentateuch; Rejected tradition (oral law); Denied existence of angels & spirits, resurrection;
Essenes Aesthetic fraternity; lived in communities of common property; Neither rich nor poor; Bound to the Law; disappeared after destruction of Jerusalem in 70 AD.
Zealots Not a religious sect; Fanatically nationalistic group who promoted violence to liberate from Rome; last of them were conquered in the fortress of Masada.
Hebrews Those Jews who retained not only their religious faith, but also the Hebrew or Aramaic language or Hebrew customs.
Hellenists Jews who had absorbed the Greco-Roman culture and had ceased to be Jews except in matters of faith; Spoke Greek or the language where they lived; Adopted the customs of their neighbors.
The Apocryphal Books 14 books which originated after the close of the OT canon. (1,2 Ezra, Tobias, Judith, Additions to the Book of Esther, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus, 1, 2 Maccabees, Baruch, Song of 3 young men, Story of Susanna, Bell & the Dragon, Prayer of Manasseh)
How many books did Paul write? 8
Name the books written by John 1,2,3 John, Revelation
Created by: ymoseley



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