There is no minimum word count but should be answered according to APA format.
1. Briefly summarize the
formation of the New Testament canon. Why did the early church decide that
it needed a Scripture comparable to the Hebrew Bible? Discuss the role
events such as the Jewish revolt and the proposals of Marcion in this
2. Describe the concepts or
beliefs common to most groups of first-century Judaisms. How was the ideal
of Jewish monotheism related to Torah practice and the Temple cult?
3. After the Romans conquered
Palestine, what role did Herod and his successors play in Jewish history?
Describe the functions of Roman governors such as Pontius Pilate.
4. Define the term
philosophy, and summarize Plato’s teaching about the immortality of the
soul and eternal spirit world.