NBST 610 Exam 4 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. The vast majority of the material in the prophetic books addresses:
  2. What is the historical context that most of the prophets write from?
  3. Christians are not obligated to keep all of the Old Testament Laws since Jesus fulfilled the law.
  4. According to Duvall and Hays, Christians should interpret the Old Testament Law through the grid of New Testament teaching.
  5. The style reflected in prophetic genre was compared to the songs of:
  6. Old Testament poetry is usually characterized as terse in its use of words, i.e., it tries to get maximum effect out of a minimum number of words.
  7. Which of the wisdom books speaks openly and joyfully of human sexuality?
  8. Often the material in the prophetic books is arranged non-chronologically.
  9. According to Klein et al., match the following types of parallelism with their proper representation:
  10. Which of the following types of Old Testament legal material is best characterized as taking the form of an “if . . . then” grammatical structure?
  11. Which of the following types of Old Testament legal material is best characterized as a type of law promulgated in unconditional, categorical directives?
  12. According to Klein et al., of the following types of reports, which is best defined as reporting an experience in which God of the angel of the Lord appears to someone to convey a messge?
  13. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using the words “like” or “as.” .
  14. According to Klein et al., of the six ways that biblical prophecy finds fulfillment according to our textbooks, which one is described as similar to a typological fulfillment?
  15. Which of the following may be characterized as a “writing about an inanimate object or abstract ideas as if it here human”?
  16. Which of the following best defines the word “report” as a narrative genre according to Klein et al.?
  17. A “proverb” is described by Klein et al. as “a concise, memorable statement of truth.”
  18. According to Klein et al., apocalyptic literature and prophetic literature have nothing in common.
  19. Which of the following may be characterized as a “conscious exaggeration for the sake of effect”?
  20. According to Klein et al., the most common literature found in the Bible is narrative.

Set 2

  1. Old Testament poetry is usually characterized as terse in its use of words, i.e., it tries to get maximum effect out of a minimum number of words.
  2. The Psalms function primarily for teaching doctrine and moral behavior.
  3. The authors suggest that this traditional method of interpreting OT law (relating to division of the Law into three parts: moral, civil, ceremonial) is inadequate.
  4. According to Duvall and Hays, Christians should interpret the Old Testament Law through the grid of New Testament teaching.
  5. Which of the wisdom books is described as “the least straightforward of all the books of the Bible”?
  6. Much of the prophetic literature is comprised of poetry.
  7. Christians are not obligated to keep all of the Old Testament Laws since Jesus fulfilled the law.
  8. What is the historical context that most of the prophets write from?
  9. According to Klein et al., match the following types of parallelism with their proper representation:
  10. According to Klein et al., the most common literature found in the Bible is narrative.
  11. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things using the words “like” or “as.”
  12. Which of the following best defines the word “report” as a narrative genre according to Klein et al.?
  13. According to Klein et al., of the following types of reports, which is best defined as reporting an experience in which God of the angel of the Lord appears to someone to convey a messge?
  14. Among the basic types of prophecy in the Old Testament, which is best characterized as a funeral lament over Israel?
  15. Klein et al. argue that all of the OT applies to Christians, but none of it applies apart from its fulfillment in Christ.
  16. A “proverb” is described by Klein et al. as “a concise, memorable statement of truth.”
  17. According to Klein et al., the book of Job is not really wisdom literature.
  18. According to Klein et al., of the following types of reports, which is best defined as a report that details an event or experience in the life of a person, a private biography rather than a public history?
  19. In which of the following embedded genres are moral truths taught by plants and animals who behave like people?
  20. Christians are not obligated to keep all of the Old Testament Laws since Jesus fulfilled the law.
  21. Define three of the following terms and offer an example of each:  metaphor, simile, hyperbole, metonymy, and personification.
  22. Describe and define at least two of the Old Testament narrative genres (e.g., reports, heroic narrative, prophet story, comedy, and farewell speech).  Offer an example from Scripture that illustrates the genres you chose.

Set 3

  1. Which of the wisdom books is described as “the least straightforward of all the books of the Bible”?
  2. The Old Testament character who looks like he is being praised when in reality he is being criticized is:
  3. Psalm 119 is perhaps the most interesting acrostic in the Old Testament according to Duvall and Hays.
  4. According to Duvall and Hays, the imperative of the prophets is for the people of God to “think,” while the imperative of wisdom literature is to encourage people to believe and to obey.
  5. The largest amount of Old Testament prophetic literature deals with predicting the future.
  6. What is the historical context that most of the prophets write from?
  7. Often the material in the prophetic books is arranged non-chronologically.
  8. Which of the wisdom books is described as “easiest to understand” because it speaks to such common, every day aspects of life?
  9. According to Klein et al., match the following types of parallelism with their proper representation:
  10. In which of the following embedded genres are moral truths taught by plants and animals who behave like people?
  11. Klein et al. argue that all of the OT applies to Christians, but none of it applies apart from its fulfillment in Christ.
  12. A “proverb” is described by Klein et al. as “a concise, memorable statement of truth.”
  13. Among the basic types of prophecy in the Old Testament, which is best characterized as a funeral lament over Israel?
  14. According to Klein et al., of the six ways that biblical prophecy finds fulfillment, which one is described as a rhetorical strategy for addressing the prophet’s original message to a much later audience?
  15. According to Klein et al., Hebrew poetry has no rhythm.
  16. A cosmic epic narrates nationalistic themes such as the destiny of Israel with relation to the land of Canaan.
  17. Poetry makes up about one third of the entire Bible and is the second most common literary feature.
  18. A simile is a figure of speech that compares two things that, although different, share something in common.
  19. Christians are not obligated to keep all of the Old Testament Laws since Jesus fulfilled the law.
  20. Which of the following best defines the word “report” as a narrative genre according to Klein et al.?
  21. List and define the four general characteristics of Old Testament prophecy according to Klein, Blomberg, and Hubbard.
  22. Describe and define at least two of the Old Testament narrative genres (e.g., reports, heroic narrative, prophet story, comedy, and farewell speech).  Offer an example from Scripture that illustrates the genres you chose.