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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What are subjects that Augustine identifies that 'must be learned'?
(a) The miracles of the Church immediately after the ascension of Christ, the languages of the Roman Empire, and the laws of Israel.
(b) Dietary laws of Israel, miracles of the Pentateuch, and the sermons of Christ.
(c) Measurements of all kinds, alphabets, history, medicine and astronomy.
(d) The manifestations of creation throughout Scripture, every perspective of eschatology, the application of minor prophets to community.
2. According to Augustine, how can signs become ambiguous?
(a) By being words that appear as things.
(b) By containing misunderstood words or expressions.
(c) By being things that don't appear as signs.
(d) By being used things that are also enjoyed.
3. If Augustine sets a standard for how to interpret Scriptural characters literally, and he applies the converse of that standard for interpreting Scriptural character's figuratively, how would that standard be articulated?
(a) A figurative interpretation of a holy Scriptural character will be applied to language and speech that embraces evil and condemns love or kindness.
(b) A figurative interpretation of a holy Scriptural character will be applied to language and speech that describes condemnations on the chosen of God.
(c) A figurative interpretation of a holy Scriptural character will be applied to language and speech that embraces evil and condemns love or kindness.
(d) A figurative interpretation of a holy Scriptural character will be applied to language and speech that defines how a sign is a thing.
4. What does Augustine state the student must do once the figurative and literal passages have been separated from each other?
(a) The meanings must be harmonized.
(b) A second division needs to be made separating Old Testament from New Testament.
(c) The language and grammar must be checked for accuracy and similarities.
(d) The background of the passages needs to be compared.
5. What is the topic of Book Three?
(a) Augustine addresses the controversy of the human filter inhibiting the interpretation of Scripture.
(b) Augustine details the difference of signs given to groups and signs given to individuals.
(c) Augustine tackles the problem of understanding signs that are ambiguous.
(d) Augustine differentiates between signs given by God and signs give by angels.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Book Three state is the purpose of God or angels using condemning terms?
2. What Scriptural reference does Augustine make to prove his point regarding checking this hazard to learning the fields pertaining to Scripture?
3. In taking the challenge that Augustine presents in Book Three, how should the Christian student differentiate himself from the pagan?
4. Even though Augustine does not mention this subject directly, what will his students need to master to understand languages?
5. What does Augustine say the student pass through if he/she will be able to understand Scripture?
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