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different sects, (2) that they were attacked by opponents, as containing the accounts on which the
religion was founded. 5. Notice the references which Paley makes to the
works of Justin Martyr in support of his argument. 6. What circumstances does Paley consider to invali
date the proof of alleged miracles ? 7. Show how the candour of the New Testament writers
is exhibited in their account of (1) The Institution
of the Eucharist, (2) Our Lord's resurrection. 8. What is meant by the “Identity of Christ's cha
racter ?” The nature and value of the evidence
which it supplies. 9. Distinguish the causes which effected the spread of
Mahometanism and Christianity.
1. State briefly what Butler's three sermons are in
tended to explain. Show their relation to each
other. 2. What are the general characteristics of the method
adopted by Butler ? 3. Prove that benevolence is not self-love. 4. The question of benevolence “is to be judged of and
determined in the same way as other facts or
matters of natural history are." Explain this. 5. Explain the terms--Emulation-Envy-Final eause
-Moral government-Moral sense. 6. Give an analysis of the moral facts of human nature,
with an account of that principle which is psycholo
gically supreme. 7. “Let every one then quietly follow his nature."
What objections are to be made to this ? What is
Butler's answer to it? 8. What is the design of Chapter III. of the Analogy?
Give your answer, as far as possible, in Butler's own words.
EUCLID I., II. N.B.-Candidates must satisfy the Examiners in both Books. 1. To draw a straight line perpendicular to a given
straight line of unlimited length, from a given point
without it. 2. The greater angle of every triangle is subtended by
the greater side. 3. To make a triangle of which the sides shall be equal
to three given straight lines, but any two of these
must be greator than the third. 4. If a straight line falling upon two other straight
lines, make the alternate angles equal to each other;
the two straight lines shall be parallel. 5. Equal triangles upon the same base and
the same side of it, are between the same parallels. 6. If the square described upon one of the sides of a triangle, be equal to the squares described upon the
, other two sides of it; the angle contained by these
two sides is a right angle. 7. If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the
rectangle contained by the whole and one of the parts, is equal to the rectangle contained by the two parts, together with the square on the aforesaid
part. 8. If a straight line be divided into any two parts, the
squares on the whole line, and on one of the parts, are equal to twice the rectangle contained by the whole and that part, together with the square on
the other part. 9. In obtuse-angled triangles, if a perpendicular be
drawn from either of the acute angles to the opposite side produced, the square on the side subtending the obtuse angle is greater than the squares on the sides containing the obtuse angle, by twice the rectangle contained by the side upon which, when produced, the perpendicular falls, and the straight line intercepted without the triangle between the perpendicular and the obtuse angle.
10. To describe a square that shall be equal to a given
rectilineal figure. 11. Define a rectilineal figure, obtuse angle, parallel
straight lines, line, rhomboid, trapezium, polygon. 12. State the postulates.
THE EPISTLE TO THE EPHESIANS.
1. Translate :-Ch. ii., νν. 11-14. 2. Translate and explain fully with reference to the
(α) εποικοδομηθέντες επί τω θεμελίω των αποστόλων και προφητών, όντος ακρογωναίου αυτού Ιησού Χριστού.
(β) Το μυστήριον τούτο μέγα εστίν. εγώ δε λεγω εις Χριστόν, και εις την εκκλησίαν.
(γ) υποδησάμενοι τους πόδας εν ετοιμασία του ευαγγελίου της ειρήνης. 3. State the evidence, external and internal, in favour of
the opinion that this Epistle was addressed to the Church at Ephesus. What other hypothesis has been
maintained, and on what grounds? 4. Draw out clearly the teaching of this Epistle con
cerning (1) The Person and work of Christ, (2) The
origin and design of the Church. 5. Translate and explain:-ασωτία, εσφραγίσθητε, αρραβών
της κληρονομίας ημών, η πολυποίκιλος σοφία του θεού, διά πάσης αφής της επιχορηγίας, έκληρώθημεν, τον άρχοντα της
εξουσίας του αέρος. 6. Mention some peculiarities of style and language in
this Epistle. How may they be accounted for ?
FINAL EXAMINATION IN THEOLOGY.
GOSPELS OF ST. MATTHEW, ST. LUKE,
AND THE ACTS.
1. Mention such circumstances in the lives of St.
Matthew and St. Luke as may shed light on the
peculiar character of their several Gospels. 2. At what points do the two Evangelists respectively
open their historical narrative ? 3. Give a brief analysis of the Sermon on the Mount, as
we have it in S. Matthew, and of the discourse on the plain in S. Luke. Give reasons for regarding them as identical, and reconcile any apparent discrepancy in the manner of the delivery or in the matters contained in them.
Translate ch. v. 17—20.-Mỹ voulonte- -ουρανών.
Distinguish between the force of karalwoai in v. 17 and won in v. 19. Show that the teaching of Moses and oi åpxálo. in respect to the matters referred to throughout this chapter was the same in principle as that which our Lord enforces, but accommodated
to the state of ruder times. 4. What is ń Baoileia tôv oủpavwv which forms the sub
ject illustrated in the majority of parables in S.
Matthew's Gospel ? 5. With what event in view did our Lord deliver the
parables of the faithful and evil servant, the ten virgins, and the five talents ? What several lessons
appropriate to that event do they teach? 6. Describe the Transfiguratiou of our Lord, and the
circumstances which immediately preceded and followed it. What parallel can you find to the incident in Old Testament history? How are the appearances of Moses and Elias appropriate to the occasion ? What formed the subject of communication between them and our Lord ? What is the Greek word which expresses it ?
7. Translate St. Luke xiv. 7, 8—“Eleye dé——úm' autoù ; and 12—16—"Eleye dè- -έκάλεσε πολλούς.
Trace the various circumstances which, on the occasion of this visit to the Pharisee's house, sug
gested to our Lord his topics of conversation. 8. Who was “ Zacharias, which perished between the
Altar and the Temple”? Relate the circumstances
of his death. 9. What arguments and illustrations does S. Luke's
Gospel furnish to the Christian against covetousness
and for enforcing importunate and humble prayer? 10. State the points of connection and of difference
between the parables of the Lost Sheep, the Lost
Piece of Money, and the Prodigal Son. 11. Where do we see the favourable impression which
the righteousness of Jesus's life had made upon heathens, prior to the occurrence of those prodigies at the moment of his death, which extorted convic
tion from them? 12. Which of the sayings of our Lord upon the Cross
does St. Luke alone record ? 13. What acts of the Apostle Peter are recorded in the
Acts of the Apostles ? 14. Give some account of the following persons :—Simon
the Sorcerer, Gamaliel, John whose
Mark, Sergius Paulus, Gallio, Felix. 15. In what city did Saul and Barnabas first exercise
their ministry together? Describe its geographical and political position. What circumstances give the place importance in the early history of the Christian
Church ? 16. Translate Acts, ch. xxii. 3—7.-'Eyà uév eius--ti pe
Explain-εν τη πόλει ταύτη : ταύτην την οδόν :-παν το
πρεσβυτήριον : τους εκέισι όντας. 17. Translate ch. xv. 15—21.–Kai roúto ovudavollow
Who is the speaker ? On what occasion, and on what principle, is the decision of the question at issue given ?