ESSAY QUESTIONS FOR B414 - NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY I

Please answer each of the following questions in the form of a one page essay and submit them to the Quartz Hill School of Theology for evaluation and grading. Use the Bible and the reading assignments as sources for your answers.


1. Describe in detail the period of the Ptolemies and Seleucids

2. Detail the contributions of Hellenism to Jewish culture

3. Discuss the reign of Herod the Great and his contributions to Palestinian life