Is it true that hair and nails continue to grow after death.
No, they only seem to. What happens is the body dries out after death and the skin recedes from the hair and nails, making it appear as if they are longer. In fact, even though hair is not technically "living," hair and nail cells still need to be nourished by blood in order to grow.
The midterm exam will take ca. 40 minutes.
1) terms (50%): identify 15 of 18 terms for which a brief description will be given (a list of all the terms will be provided)
2) several short-answer questions (50%): you may be given some options from which to choose
1. Materials covered through week 7 (focus on significant issues, especially as presented and discussed in class):
Lewis chs. 1–2
Know the main arguments for Christianity
topics or questions:
What were the criteria for deciding which writings would be accepted as canonical?
What is a literal interpretation of the Bible? For whom was or is it important?
What is an allegorical interpretation of the Bible? For whom was or is it important?
is heresy different from unbelief? How does this understanding of heresy
affect the understanding of orthodoxy?
What is the Donatist controversy? What was at stake? How did it conclude?
Who is Augustine, and in what ways has he influenced Christianity?
What is the Christian doctrine of the Trinity?
What critical issue did the Chalcedonian definition address? How are (not) the two "natures" of Christ related?
What does fides quaerens intellectum mean?
Whose formula is it and what significance did—and does—it have for
2. highlighted terms on the R-drive