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18. Translate and explain the following words and
συ μη κoίνου : αγνισθείς έχρηματίσθη : Εβραϊδι διαλέκτω.
EPISTLES (ROMANS; PHILIPIANS; EPHESIANS ;
I. JOHN.) 1. Translate, with short notes, unfolding the arguments when necessary :
(1) Rom. iii. 21–26 (incl.)
(3) XV. 14--19 2. What is the teaching of the Apostle in this Epistle respecting
(a) The relation of the Law to the Gospel ;
(d) Israel's future ? 3. Translate and discuss :
(1) Phil. i. 1, 2.
(2) iii. 7-12. 4. Translate, and state the bearings of, Eph. i. 1, 2.
. (2) Translate, and comment on
Eph. ii. 14–22 (incl.)
(3) Εph. vi. 15, 16, 17. 5. Translate and explain carefully i. John iii. 2-10.
What may be gathered from this Apostle respecting
6. Explain, with reference to the context :
(α) ο μακαρισμός ούν ούτος επί την περιτομής,
ή και επί την ακροβυστίαν ;
(α) έστιν αμαρτία προς θάνατον. 7. Compare the teaching of St. John with that of St.
Paul as to substance and style. 8. Can it be shown to be an advantage to us that so
large a part of the New Testament was written in
the shape of letters ? 9. Explain and illustrate the following words and phrases :
έριθέια - χρηματίζω -λογική λατρέια -μυστήριον-οσμή ευωδίας – αδημονώ - πολίτευμα-αποκαραδοκία-δικαίωμα – εκκλησία - σφαγίζω- αρραβών-χάρις-ευτραπελίααφθαρσία - αρπαγμός – λειτουργία-τέλειος-παράκλητος
-κόσμος-ζωή αιώνιος--αληθινός. 10. Analyse the Epistle to the Ephesians.
CHURCH HISTORY. 1. Give a brief history of the Second Century, men
tioning its persecutions, heresies, and writers. 2. Give an account with dates of Hippolytus, Ambrose,
Bede, Anselm, Bernard. 3. Enumerate the steps in the rise of Papal power. 4. A history of the Alexandrian Church from 200 to
450. 5. Explain Donatism and Pelagianism, with brief his
toric notices. 6. What important events in Church history took place
at Nicea, Ephesus, Toledo, Clermont, Worms, Dote? 7. A history of the Church of England in the reign of
Elizabeth. 8. Some account of the school of high-church divines
in the reigns of Charles I. and II.
9. What were the Savoy and Hampton Court Con
ferences ? 10. Give notices of Wycliffe, Hooker, and Laud. 11. A brief history of the hymnology of the early church. 12. Describe (a) the form of a church in the 4th century,
(B) the Sunday morning's service at the same date. 13. A history of Ecclesiastical vestments (a) in the
General Church, (B) in the English.
IV. ARTICLES AND PRAYER BOOK. 1. From what service-books was our Prayer Book
arranged ? State very briefly the features of the
chief revisions of it. 2. When and how were the Articles reduced in number
from 42 to 39 ? In what respect did the old 39th 40th, 41st, and 42nd treat subjects of a kindred nature? What may we judge to have been the mind of the Church, on maturer consideration of questions
of that nature, in omitting them? 3. What rites or doctrines were altered in the revision
of the Prayer Book in 1552, in the Services for the
two Sacraments ? 4. Prove from Holy Scripture the Divinity of our Lord
and the Personality of the Holy Ghost ; and name the ancient heresies which contravened these
doctrines. 5. Give a history of Infant Communion. Why is it
wrong and Infant Baptism right? What bearing has it (a) on reception of the Eucharist in one kind; (B) on the attendance of non-communicants. Have we any data for determining the mind of the church
on this last point ? 6. What do the Pelagians mean by alleging that original
sin standeth in the following of Adam? What does it really "stand in ?" Explain the words original'
- flesh'--' phronema sarkos'-'concupiscence.' 7. A history of the Te Deum.
8. On what grouud according to Art. VIII. ought the
three Creeds 'thoroughly to be received and believed ?' Show that this is consistent with the statements of the VIth and XXth Articles on the sufficiency of the Holy Scripture, and on the authority of the Church in controversies of faith.
9. Explain Collect ; Grayle; Use of Sarum ; Litany;
Ember Days; Sacring Bell. 10. Give a brief history of the New Testament Canon.
Explain the word Canon. 11. Enumerate petitions in the Prayer Book to the Son
and to the Spirit. What is their date? 12. What is the date of the two Ember Collects; the
concluding part of the Catechism; the list of Blackletter saints in the Calendar ; the Collects for Saints'
Days? 13. Collect and discuss passages in the Prayer Book
bearing on (a) Baptismal Regeneration ; (B) Eucha
ristic Adoration. 14. “For forms of faith let graceless zealots fight
His can't be wrong whose life is in the right.”
Write out the article, which is in direct antagonism to the sentiment of these lines ; and give
Scripture proofs. 15. Name the errors of the Church of Rome, which
are expressly, or by implication, condemned in the Articles.
BIBLICAL CRITICISM AND INTERPRETATION.
1. Explain what is meant by Biblical Criticism ; Higher
Criticism ; Hermeneutics ; Exegesis ; Mystical In4. What is meant by Targum ; Uncial; Eusebian
terpretation. 2. Give an accouut of Jerome's literary labours in
reference to Scripture. 3. Describe the Vatican MS., and the Codex Bezæ.
Canons; Palimpsest ; Dynamical Inspiration. 5. Explain some peculiarities of Hellenistic Greek.
What are Hebraisms in the New Testament? 6. Distinguish Allegory and Parable. Suggest rules for
the interpretation of each. 7. Enunciate various methods for interpreting Scrip
8. Illustrate the value of physical Geography in inter
preting allusions in Scripture. 9. Give an account of the Septuagint version.
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