SREB 101 2018

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ST. PAUL’S CATHOLIC SEMINARY, ACCRA
FIRST SEMESTER EXAMINATIONS: 2018/2019
LEVEL100: BACHELOR OF ARTS
STUDY OF RELIGIONS
SREB 101: INTRODUCTION TO THE BIBLE (3 CREDITS)
INSTRUCTIONS:
ANSWER QUESTION 1 AND TWO OTHER QUESTIONS
TIME ALLOWED: TWO (2) HOURS
1. The Hebrew Bible is said to have a “Tripartite Canon”. Examine the features of each
division of this canon (30 Marks)
2. The understanding of the Human Author is key to understanding the Divine Author.
Critically assess this statement. (20 Marks)
3. Discuss the formation of the Hebrew Text of the Old Testament as process beginning
with private texts to its final form today. (20 Marks)
4. Does the bible contain errors? Evaluate the responses of scholars to the question in the
light of the Church’s teaching. (20 Marks)
5. Write notes on the following: (20 Marks)
a. “Sensus Plenior”
b. St. Thomas’ Medieval Senses of Scripture
c. Fundamentalism
6. The document “Dei Verbum” of Vatican II is a culmination of years of Papal Teachings
on the Bible. Explain this assertion with reference to relevant Papal Encyclicals. (20
Marks)
EXAMINER: FR MICHAEL K. MENSAH, SSD
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