Theology Short Answers

Short Answers (write one paragraph for each question. 5 paragraphs total)
1.     Identify four different understandings of the person of Jesus from the early Church. Also, note which positions are considered “orthodox” and which are “heretical.”  
2.     Name and briefly describe Thomas Aquinas’ “five ways” of proving the existence of God. 
3.     How does Luther understand faith and good works in the Christian life?
4.     Briefly compare Kant and Schleiermacher’s respective understandings of religion. 
5.     Is God revealed in nature? Briefly compare Karl Barth and Karl Rahner’s distinct positions in your response.