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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Augustus' rule is at the expense of whose civic freedom?
(a) The slaves.
(b) The upper classes.
(c) The middle classes.
(d) The lower classes.
2. What does Augustine basically end up doing to the role of personal freedom?
(a) Encouraging it.
(b) Downplaying it.
(c) Playing it up.
(d) Emphasizing it.
3. How does Augustus change his image and his manner of rule during his reign?
(a) From military oriented to politically oriented.
(b) From personality oriented to military oriented.
(c) From personality oriented to politically oriented.
(d) From military oriented to personality oriented.
4. Why does Augustine view personal freedom as a form of emptiness that doesn't result in inner peace?
(a) It does not result in reconciliation.
(b) It does not benefit him.
(c) It does not help others.
(d) It is selfish.
5. According to Paul, from what are we saved?
(a) Other gods.
(c) The spiritual slavery of sin.
6. Whose thinking basically molds the early church and shapes generations of theological thinkers?
7. Where are the greatest conversion rates?
(a) In regions where slavery predominates.
(b) In upper class societies.
(c) In middle class societies.
(d) Among the Hellenic thinkers.
8. The upper class young men of the time are educated in Stoicism and despise who?
(a) The slaves.
(b) The populace.
(c) The other members of the upper class.
(d) The middle class.
9. From what does freedom come?
(a) The life of death.
(b) The death of life.
(c) The death of death.
(d) The end of life.
10. Most of the freedom granted is to whom?
(b) Communities or groups of guilds.
11. Of whom does the majority of the population consist?
(a) Native Romans.
12. In the Middle Ages, what renews the interest in the quest for freedom?
(a) The end of slavery.
(b) The oppression of serfdom.
(c) The compassion of the king.
(d) The freedom of serfdom.
13. The practice of manumission and co-optation means the native born Romans, or the ruling class, are what?
(a) Weaker than the slaves.
(b) Numerically now the majority.
(c) Not as intelligent as the slaves.
(d) Numerically now a minority.
14. Where does slavery exist until 11 A.D. and the on-set of feudalism?
(a) In France and Italy.
(b) In Germany and Austria.
(c) In England and France.
(d) In Sweden and Norway.
15. How do Jesus' followers reply to the critics?
(a) Jesus dies for the good of mankind and is resurrected.
(b) Jesus will return in three days.
(c) Jesus has died.
(d) Jesus knows all the critics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Augustine, like Paul, is also concerned with the role of _______________ in Christianity.
2. What does the Christian religion offer to the weaker elements of Hellenistic society?
3. Why do they accept the sovereignal freedom of the emperor?
4. How does Patterson describe the elements of slavery?
5. In what forms do these rights or freedoms come?
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