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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 is required when one prays?
2. Freedom within the spectrum of choices that "fall amongst the good" is only furthered and enhanced by what?
3. What is Christian prayer?
4. Through practicing what virtues can Christians come closer to understanding how to serve God?
5. What is the term used in the context of specific requests for love and dedication on the levels of mind and heart and through action?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is said about Confirmation?
2. What is meant by social justice?
3. What does the Catechism say about the Eucharist?
4. What are the sin-like behaviors of the baptized called? What is the purpose of it?
5. What does the article say about the notion of conversion of heart?
6. What is meant by confession?
7. Why is the greatest moral virtue needed in those who wield public authority?
8. Why is socialization important for humanity?
9. What happens after one is baptized, regarding sin?
10. Who initiates the relationship between God and man? What does this represent?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Liturgy is useful to people in the Church and in the outside world.
Part 1) What is liturgy? What is its purpose?
Part 2) How does it benefit those who participate in liturgy? How does it benefit those the liturgy is for?
Part 3) How does liturgy also serve the purpose of evangelizing? What other purposes, other than the obvious, does it serve?
Essay Topic 2
Several points are made about the Holy Scriptures and interpretation of the Holy Scriptures.
Part 1) What are the Holy Scriptures? What points are made about them? How does the Catechism suggest interpreting them successfully?
Part 2) How might the set-up of this book help one to better understand the Holy Scriptures?
Part 3) Do you believe the Holy Scriptures can be interpreted successfully? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
Life after death is discussed.
Part 1) What does the Church say about life after death? What steps are involved? How are these steps known?
Part 2) How does the afterlife mentioned in this book compare to other religions and cultures? Why is the chance of life after death important to humanity?
Part 3) What are your own thoughts about life after death? What are your opinions and beliefs based on?
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