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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. What illness did Simon Peter's mother-in-law have?
2. For what did Jesus ask the Samaritan woman?
3. With what color hair have master painters depicted Mary Magdalene?
4. Who married an Ethiopian woman as his second wife?
5. Why did Martha become upset with her sister Mary while Jesus visited their home?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Mary Magdalene encounter at Christ's tomb?
2. Who was Anna, and what role did she have in Christ's life?
3. Who was Peninnah?
4. What encounters did Mary and Martha and their brother Lazarus have with Christ?
5. From what affliction did Christ heal Mary Magdalene, and what other possible explanation does Edith Deen say commentators have given for this affliction?
6. What message did the angel Gabriel give Zacharias and his wife Elisabeth, and what happened to Zacharias when he didn't believe the angel's message?
7. How did Christ usually heal people, and what was different about the way he healed the Syro-Phoenician woman's daughter?
8. Who was Lydia, and what was her role in the early church?
9. How did Christ's encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well illustrate the universality of God's love?
10. How did Jesus heal the woman with the spirit of infirmity?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the depiction of women as temptresses or corrupters of men in the Bible using Eve, Potiphar's wife, and Delilah as examples.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the daughters of Zelophedad and their fight to inherit their father's property during an era in which women had no property rights. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
Compare and contrast the Marys from the New Testament: Mary the mother of Christ, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of John Mark, and Mary the sister of Martha. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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