Religion 25 Final Exam Revised

Would God enjoy a game of Bingo? Yahtzee? Battleship? Texas Hold’em? Would God enjoy the lottery?

Just a random (rhetorical) thought.

Anyway, determine which questions have been randomly assigned to you. Do only the questions you’ve been assigned. Your grade will not exceed 100%. Mwaahahaa.

Good luck.

  1. (___/4) What is the difference between Faith and superstition?
  2. (___/1) What was the inscription at Delphi?
  3. (___/2) Is there such thing as Natural Modesty?
  4. (___/2) How can Sophists be objectively wrong?
  5. (___/2) What did the Pre-Socratics think about Fate and Sickness?
  6. (___/6) How are Jesus and Socrates alike?
  7. (___/2) In Greek mythology, who was Hermes?
  8. (___/3) What is the difference between a Sophist and a Philosopher?
  9. (___/2) What did Socrates mean when he said, “He who knows what good is will do good?”
  10. (___/2) Explain Plato’s … “a longing to return to the realm of the soul.”
  11. (___/3) Describe Plato’s Academy.
  12. (___/6) According to Plato, what is the relationship of man to the State?
  13. (___/2) Can you have true knowledge about something in a constant state of change?
  14. (___/2) Who would make a better sculptor, Plato or Aristotle?
  15. (___/2) Are we born with innate ideas?
  16. (___/2) For Aristotle, contrast living and non-living.
  17. (___/2) What does Aristotle mean by “The First Mover”?
  18. (___/5) Indicate the factors that contribute to the formation of a person’s philosophy of life.
  19. (___/2) Why did Sophie’s teacher giver her an A on her Religious knowledge test? Why could he have given her a D?
  20. (___/2) What is the difference between Eastern and Western mysticism?
  21. (___/2 ) Why were Cynics happy?
  22. (___/2) What did Diogenes say to Alexander the Great?
  23. (___/2) Why are legal statutes unnecessary to Stoics?
  24. (___/2) What desire was common to all of the Hellenistic philosophers?
  25. (___/2) Who are the “garden philosophers”? Why?
  26. (___/2) Would Plotinus enjoy basketball or volleyball?
  27. (___/2) What does Aquinas believe are the two paths to God?
  28. (___/1) What inscription did Paul find on an alter?
  29. (___/1) What does “Sophia” mean?
  30. (___/2) When we talk about Socarates and Jesus, what dangers do we come across?
  31. (___/3) Who were the three great kings of Israel?
  32. (___/4) What was Paul’s revolutionary philosophy of God?
  33. (___/2) What was God’s covenant with Abraham and his seed?
  34. (___/6) What is the difference between the Indo-European and Semite origins?
  35. (___/1) What scared Sophie and Joanna about the postcards?
  36. (___/3) Should non-Jews first become Jewish before becoming a Christian?
  37. (___/2) What did Jesus call God that was unprecedented in the Jewish community?
  38. (___/2) Name the capitals of the Eastern and Western Empires?
  39. (___/1) What is the Latin word for Pope?
  40. (___/4) What epochs surrounded the middle ages?
  41. (___/1) The word “Christ” is a Greek translation of what Hebrew word meaning “the anointed one”?
  42. (___/4) Compare and Contrast Plato with St. Augustine.
  43. (___/2) Who was the female follower of Paul?
  44. (___/6) What three cultures emerged from the Divided Roman Empire?
  45. (___/3) “Almost all medieval philosophy centered on this one question.” What is this question?
  46. (___/2) What did St. Augustine say about Free Will?
  47. (___/2) Who was St. Thomas Aquinas’s famous teacher?
  48. (___/2) From where does evil originate?

Essay
What, if anything, do the cookies on your desk have to do with philosophy? Consider any of the following or come up with your own reasons.

Fate put them here and it is their destiny to be eaten – Pre Socratics
They are a message from the Gods. – Hermes
They were bought and paid for. – Sophists
They are longing to return to the realm of the soul. – Plato
They are from Delphi – Know Thy Cookie!
They are created by a First Baker. – Aristotle
I don’t know. – Socrates
It’s better than Hemlock. – Socrates
The existence of appetite shows man’s place in society. – Plato
Cookies? What cookies? These are mere shadows. – Plato
These cookies will not eat themselves, they are nonliving. – Aristotle
The abundance of cookies only demonstrates the appeal of a Golden Mean. – Aristotle
The abundance of cookies demonstrates that the ideal is immutable. – Plato
The cookies are here because the task was required for homework. – Sophie’s Teacher.
The cookies are a portal to a parallel hyper-reality in which we are the ideas. – Alberto Knox

Score your essay according to the following:holistic.png

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29 thoughts on “Religion 25 Final Exam Revised

  1. kesela

    Alright. Rock and a hard place, right here. We’ve deleted all the questions we can, and we’re picking a new one. Ummmm…How about something about Kingdom of Heaven? Just a thought.

    Aside from that, the new questions are from 27 on, and I thought, well actually Marisa thought, that we should each pick a couple of different questions and find the answer to them, ans then we can all get 100%. Yay!

    So, my one question that Im answering is…#29
    Sophia means wisdom…

  2. msommer

    33. That Abraham and all his seed would keep the lords commandments. In exchange God would protect all the children of Abraham.

  3. farkashingston

    For those who didn’t get the answer for my question last time, hear it is cause I’m such a nice guy.

    #34.

    What is the difference between the Indo-European and Semite origins?

    Indo-European: they believe in many gods and they believe life is in a circle and is never ending (Buddhism, Hinduism)
    Semite: they believe in one God and they believe life is a line with a beginning and an end (Christianity, Judaism, Islam)

    The religions in parentheses may be important to get the 5th and 6th marks because this question is worth 6 marks.

  4. jnichols

    #30 When we talk about Socrates and Jesus what dangers do we come across?

    Socrates – we saw how dangerous it could be to appeal to people’s reason.

    Jesus – We see how dangerous it can be to demand unconditional brotherly love and unconditional forgiveness.
    Pg. 159

  5. gfraser

    32. he is a God that “dwelleth not in temples make with hands”; he is a personal God who intervenes in the course of history

  6. chandersen

    36.
    -Paul said it to be unnecessary
    -Christianity is more than a Jewish sect
    -The “old covenant” between God and Israel had been replaced by the “new covenant” which Jesus had established between God and Mankind.
    Pg. 163

  7. croth

    30-
    Socrates _ Dangerous it can be to appela to a persons reason
    Jesus – how dangerous it can be to demand unconditional love and forgivness

  8. croth

    43- damaris (women were the most feverent converts to christianity) it out of two, so anything else that might apply post. pg.162

  9. weasel

    i concur. 30% for essay 70% for questions.

    Also make sure your not answering an already answered question, just a suggestion.

  10. miroth

    (___/6) What three cultures emerged from the Divided Roman Empire?

    Western European Empire- Latinized Christian culture, Capital is Rome

    Eastern European Empire- Greek Christian culture- Constantinople is the Capital, later named Byzantium

    North African/Middle Eastern- Arabic Speaking Muslim culture, became Islamic after death of Muhammad

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