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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was Isaac?
2. What did God tell Rebekah her elder son would do?
3. When Potiphar's wife tried to tempt the family's Hebrew overseer to have a romance with her, what did she catch in her hand as he fled her?
4. What was Rachel's relationship with Laban?
5. What was the name of Eve's second son?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did children become an issue of conflict between Rachel and Leah?
2. How did Esther save her uncle Mordecai from a hanging?
3. What miracle did Elisha perform with a poor widow's oil?
4. How has Mary, the mother of Christ, been honored and revered throughout the ages?
5. Who was Lydia, and what was her role in the early church?
6. Over what did Miriam disagree with her brother Moses and how did God punish her over this discord?
7. How did Christ's encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well illustrate the universality of God's love?
8. How did Christ usually heal people, and what was different about the way he healed the Syro-Phoenician woman's daughter?
9. Who was Rahab, and how did she help Israel when they came to invade her city?
10. When Mary's son Jesus was twelve, what happened during a family trip to Jerusalem for Passover?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast at least three of the following mothers: Hannah, Rebekah, Elisabeth, Mary the mother of Christ, and Herodias. Cite examples from the text to support your conclusions.
Essay Topic 2
Pick any three of the unnamed women or unnamed groups of women in the Bible and discuss their importance, despite their anonymity. What did their unnamed status say about the role of women in Middle Eastern society during Bible times? How might the stories of these women differ if their societies had been matriarchal rather than patriarchal societies?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the role of women in the early church. Were women allowed to preach or teach, or was their role a supportive one? Were women in the New Testament allowed a greater leadership role than women during the Old Testament era were? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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