Read Richard Rice, Reign of God (Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 1985)
I- Read chapter 2: Divine Revelation on pages 23-44 and write an in-depth 250-word reaction to the reading; this is a summary of what you read. It will need to be written in double space. At the end of your summary, you will need to include 3 provocative questions (i.e., provocative questions you come up with triggered by your reading, they will not be answered or need to be answered).
II-For this assignment make sure to answer each question thoroughly. I am looking for well thought out answers so you can get full credit. Please do not just copy and paste the answers from the book I want to see it in your own words. Answer these three questions in at least five sentences and give substantial answers
1. Why is revelation necessary for a knowledge of God?
2. In what ways has God revealed Himself to human beings?
3. What factors lead to the formation of the New Testament canon?
III- Read John 3-4 of The Holy Bible (NRSV-Study Bible) and answer the following questions:
1-What surprised you about these first two chapters?
2-Was there something new that you learned?