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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does Augustine view personal freedom as a form of emptiness that doesn't result in inner peace?
(a) It does not help others.
(b) It does not result in reconciliation.
(c) It does not benefit him.
(d) It is selfish.
2. The practice of manumission and co-optation means the native born Romans, or the ruling class, are what?
(a) Not as intelligent as the slaves.
(b) Weaker than the slaves.
(c) Numerically now the majority.
(d) Numerically now a minority.
3. From what does freedom come?
(a) The life of death.
(b) The end of life.
(c) The death of life.
(d) The death of death.
4. Of whom does the majority of the population consist?
(c) Native Romans.
5. How do many in the nobility view the princeps?
(a) As a form of wealth.
(b) As a form of power.
(c) As a form of slavery.
(d) As a form of leadership.
6. Why does Reactionary Stoicism appeal to the Roman upper classes?
(a) It is based on faith.
(b) It is based on social status.
(c) It is based on wealth.
(d) It is based on reason.
7. In what forms do these rights or freedoms come?
(c) Monetary gain.
8. How do the plebeians view the civic freedom of the upper class?
(a) As something to desire.
(b) As a threat to their own personal freedom.
(c) As a form of personal freedom.
(d) As a good compromise to their personal freedom.
9. Augustine, like Paul, is also concerned with the role of _______________ in Christianity.
10. What is one of the phases?
(a) The Crucifixion.
(b) The prophetic phase of Jesus and the Jesus movement.
(c) The birth of Jesus.
(d) The baptism of John.
11. According to Patterson, how many phases exist in the development of early Christianity?
12. Is it still possible for the upper class to experience personal freedom even when their civic freedom is severely limited by the princeps?
13. Most of the freedom granted is to whom?
(b) Communities or groups of guilds.
14. What is one of the different periods of serfdom?
(a) Feudal serfdom.
(b) Ruler serfdom.
(c) Liberal serfdom.
(d) Conservative serfdom.
15. Whose thinking basically molds the early church and shapes generations of theological thinkers?
Short Answer Questions
1. The second conflict takes place between 340-266 A.D., resulting in what?
2. Augustus uses his sovereignal power for the______ of the populace.
3. How is the cult of Christianity similar to other cults of the time?
4. He extols the virtue of the ruler as what for the populace?
5. What are slaves seeking and finding in Christianity?
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