AAPA Format. 1000 words. 3 google scholarly or theological scholarly resources. Questions and References do not count as part of the word count.
Harris, S. L. (2014). The New Testament: A Student’s Introduction (8th ed.). Dubuque : McGrawHill Education
- Define the term pseudonymity and explain its practice among Hellenistic-Jewish and early Christian writers.
- In what specific ways concerning Jesusâ€™ return does II Thessalonians differ from Paulâ€™s first letter to the Thessalonians? Why do some scholars think that it was written after Paulâ€™s death?
- Summarize the arguments for and against Paulâ€™s authorship of Colossians.
- What is the relationship that Paul seems to think best describes the union between the Church and Christ in the book of Ephesians? What are the implications for Christians in this union?
- Why do scholars think that the pastoral letters were written by a later churchman? Why do these letters emphasize tradition so much and spend so much time combating heresy.
- Hebrews chapter 11 is often called the â€œHall of Faithâ€. Who are some of the more recognizable figures in this chapter and how do they exhibit faith?
- What first century heresy might the book of I John be a response to? What language/images does the author use to indicate that he is opposing this heresy?
- Define the term apocalypse as a literary genre, and explain how the Book of Revelation unveils realities of the unseen spirit world and previews future events.
Identify and explain some of the myths of cosmic conflict that John incorporates into his vision of the universal struggle between good and evil.