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History: Antiquity

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  1. 1. Orientation
    12 Steps
  2. 2. Imago Dei: Creation
    12 Steps
  3. 3. The Two Cities: The Fall & Two Lineages
    11 Steps
  4. 4. Look On My Works, Ye Mighty: Babel & Mesopotamia
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ASSIGNMENT:

Complete Exam #3

  1. What is Moses’ purpose in structuring Genesis around toledoths?
  2. What is the problem of sin? Provide some resolutions to the problem.
  3. What does it mean to say that “God is the victim and the hero” of history?
  4. What are the four (4) tasks with which God charges Adam?
  5. Describe some of the different failures of man in the Fall.
  6. How are God’s curses for sin tied to man’s joys? Why are they connected in this manner?
  7. How does the story of Cain illustrate the conflict between the City of Man and the City of God?
  8. Provide evidence for the following thesis: Biblical genealogies are significant historical records.
  9. Is there extra-biblical support for the claim that Enoch, from the line of Seth, existed?
  10. How is the Flood a re-creation story?
  11. What are some of the similarities between Mesopotamian flood stories and the narrative in Genesis? Provide at least three (3) examples.
  12. What are some of the differences between Mesopotamian flood stories and the narrative in Genesis? Provide at least three (3) examples.
  13. Is there a way to resolve the problem posed by different humanoid fossils?
  14. List and explain at least two (2) of the categories of artifacts that have been discovered since the Flood. Which specific items caught your attention?