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Jesus in the New Testament: Sem. Final – Study Guide Study your previous tests and notes. Introduction: The Incarnation – Purposes of the Incarnation Christ/Messiah Titles Attributed to Jesus – Chapter 1: Historical Evidence for Jesus Existence (non Biblical) 1. Tacitus 2. Suetonius 3. Pliny the Younger: 4. (Flavius) Josephus: Jewish historian [37-101 CE]: New Testament: Our major source of material about Jesus – Scriptures as Inspired Writing Canon of the New Testament – types of books in the Canon, Dates they were written 3 Criteria for choosing New Testament Books The Formation of the Gospels: 3 Stages; 3 Reasons the Gospels were eventually written – Types of Biblical Criticism – Synoptic; Sources (Q, M, L) Key Terms: Evangelist, Catholic, Gospel, Epistle, Testament, Disciple, Beelzebul, Emmanuel Chapter 2: Physical World of Jesus Palestine – Geography, Important regions and cities Language and Dialect - Common Semitic Speech Forms Religious Feasts and Practices – Sabbath Synagogue – The Temple – Jewish Feasts – Passover Political Climate – Jewish Beliefs and Practices – Pentateuch, Covenant Important People and Groups – Zealots, Publicans, Pharisees, Sadducees, Sanhedrin, women, common people, Gentiles Chapter 4: Background of Mark’s gospel – Sources – Gospel at a Glance – Gospel Focus – Prologue, Jesus’ Galilean Ministry, Jesus the Authoritative Teacher, Parables of the “Kingdom of God” Jesus the healer and miracle worker – The Messianic Secret – Son of Man – Suffering Servant – Way of Discipleship – Paschal Mystery – Historical Background Theological Background – Blasphemy Chapter 5: Background of Matthew’s gospel – Themes in Matthew’s Gospel Son of David Overall view of Matthew’s Gospel – Contains infancy narrative and genealogy Comparing Matthew and Mark – Jesus the Teacher – Importance of Beatitudes Jesus Challenges Judaism – The Seven Woes – Chapter 6: Background of Luke’s gospel – Theophilus Parable Themes and Reflections – Luke’s gospel and Acts of the Apostles are parallel: Note chart on p. 166. Common Themes in Luke and Acts – Jesus fulfills the prophecy of Isaiah – The Church Continues Jesus Prophetic Mission – Role of the Holy Spirit in Salvation History – Stages of the Church – Prayer; Joy and Peace; Special Role of Mary and Women – Jesus: Compassionate Messiah and Universal Savior – Martyred Jesus – Resurrection Stories – Overview of Acts of Apostles – Key Terms: master, lawyer, savior, martyr Chapter 7: Background of John’s gospel – Outline of John’s Gospel – Beloved disciple Themes in John’s Gospel – Word of God – The Book of Signs – The Book of Glory – Last Supper Discourses – Importance of love Jesus passion, death, and resurrection – Meaning of the Resurrection – Paraclete Good Luck Gentlemen; I’ll see you on test day. Answers below must meet the following standards for full credit: - must make direct reference to Scripture, the textbook, and/or class discussion; - responds fully to all parts of the question; - adequate length (a few thoughtful sentences for short answer portion; at least 4 paragraphs of at least 4 thoughtful sentences for the essay); - demonstrates knowledge of course material; - demonstrates insight into the meaning of the Gospel message that goes beyond the basics. SHORT ANSWER On loose leaf paper, answer 2 of the short answer questions: They are worth 10 points each. MANDATORY QUESTION: (5 points) What will it be? ESSAY Choose one of the following questions to answer. (It is worth 25 points) [review the standards at the top of the page before answering the essay.] Put this answer on the loose leaf paper as well.