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[Exams: Discursive and Definitional Questions by Dr. Isaac R. Clark]

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Clark, Isaac R


Dr. Isaac Clark gives a lecture on the nature of his class exams. He states his class and exams are to be treated as Holy. Dr. Clark also explains the distinctive questions (discursive and definitional) that will be found on the class exams. He further discusses justification as part of the discursive aspect and the importance of theological consideration in the decision making process of preaching.00:00:06 Dr. Clark talks about schedule and exam material. 00:04:47 Talks about giving divine respect and treating holy things in a holy way. If one does not, one faces an eternal judgment. 00:11:54 Talks about those who have been exposed to the holy way of the course. 00:14:30 Talks about AME Zion pastor - his message and how he repeats the same sermon. 00:19:57 Talks about kinds of distinctive questions to be found on exams the discursive and the indicative or definitional. 00:25:00 Talks about how one goes about answering questions in details and why it is important to have detail in preaching. 00:35:56 Talks about words expressing a complete thought is what definitional element of discussional answers would be like. 00:41:48 Talks about elaboration (giving a detailed explanation of what a definition means by implication) as second thing called for in discursively speaking. 00:46:26 Talks about fourth aspect of answering discursive questions namely justification. Calls it the valley of decision. 00:49:02 Talks about with justification one is being called on to decide on the issues. What does one intend to do about an issue...
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1967 03 21
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