NBST 520 Exam 1 – Question and Answers


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NBST 520 Exam 1 – Question and Answers LUO

  1. According to Elwell, the word “simony,” named for Simon the Sorcerer, is the term used for the practice of buying or selling church office or privilege.
  2. According to Elwell, Rome generally pursued a benevolent approach to governing people whom it ruled, allowing as much local control as possible.
  3. According to Elwell, which of the following was not one of the outcomes of Pentecost, described in Acts 2:42-47, on the common life of the early believers?
  4. According to Elwell, one of the key questions in interpreting Acts for the church today is: how much of Acts merely describes what once took place, and how much prescribes what should take place in other times and settings
  5. Who was the first to bring the gospel to the Samaritans?
  6. According to Luke, where was the name “Christian” first used?
  7. According to Elwell, Simon the Tanner was avoided by observant Jews of the first century because
  8. The book of Acts focuses primarily on the ministries of what two early Christian leaders?
  9. According to Elwell, whereas the primary perspective of Acts 1-7 was on the message preached by Jesus’ followers, Acts 8-12, while maintaining this perspective, also takes interest in a number of particular individuals.
  10. According to Elwell, who did the church at Jerusalem dispatch to Antioch to investigate reports that non-Jews were receiving the Gospel?
  11. According to Elwell, the coming of the Spirit at Pentecost was the fulfillment of Jesus’ promise to his followers that, following his departure, his Spirit would furnish them with fresh impetus for carrying out his mandate.
  12. According to Elwell, the setting of the early chapters of Acts is overwhelmingly Jewish.
  13. According to Elwell, the passage the Ethiopian Eunuch was reading when Philip encountered him was
  14. According to Elwell, the first four verses of Luke’s Gospel (Luke 1:1-4) indicate that Luke investigated what he considered to be reliable traditions about Jesus in composing his own Gospel.
  15. According to the presentations, there are no differences when comparing the three accounts of Paul’s Damascus Road experience in Acts.
  16. According to the presentations, the belief that the End had arrived in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, but still awaits its full and final fulfillment, is sometimes referred to as “inaugurated eschatology.” 
  17. According to the first 8 chapters of Acts, based on who appears to be the spokesperson for the new movement, the leader of the Early Church appears to be
  18. According to the presentations, Luke believed the events of Pentecost meant that the Day of the LORD had dawned.
  19. In the story of the Ethiopian eunuch, in Acts 8, from what Old Testament book was he reading?
  20. According to the presentations, who is often considered to be the “father” of the New Perspective on Paul?