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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. How does the fat woman feel about Barabbas?
2. Where does the hare-lipped girl live?
3. What does the believer that Barabbas meets in the village on the mountain tell him?
4. What does the hare-lipped girl believe will happen on the third day after the crucifixion?
5. What did Barabbas find in the low-vaulted room?
Short Essay Questions
1. To what does the fat woman attribute Barabbas's odd behavior?
2. Describe Barabbas' actions and thoughts on the resurrection morning.
3. Describe Jesus as Barabbas sees him.
4. Describe the man that Barabbas meets who was resurrected from the dead.
5. What does the red-bearded man confess to Barabbas?
6. Describe what the characters do at the fat woman's house.
7. Why is Barabbas pleased that he did not see the resurrection?
8. What does the red-bearded man attribute to Barabbas's sudden interest in Jesus?
9. What does Barabbas tell the Christian when questioned about his visit to the resurrected man?
10. Describe Barabbas' appearance.
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is Barabbas's reaction to the physical appearance of the resurrected man and what conclusion does he come to about the value of the resurrection? How does Barabbas surprise the resurrected man and what does this indicate about Barabbas' character? How does Barabbas's visit with the resurrected man affect his character?
Essay Topic 2
What forgiveness is the red-bearded man seeking? Is Barabbas seeking any form of forgiveness? If so, from what and why? Discuss how each man's experiences with Jesus and religious groups has affected his view of forgiveness.
Essay Topic 3
What is the Christian philosophy that the hare-lipped girl describes to Barabbas? How does that philosophy affect her life and the lives of the other Christians? How does it affect Barabbas's life? How does the behavior of the Christians in Jerusalem affect Barabbas's view of their philosophy?
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