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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Augustine, like Paul, is also concerned with the role of _______________ in Christianity.
2. Where are the greatest conversion rates?
3. What is sin considered to be?
4. What does the Christian religion offer to the weaker elements of Hellenistic society?
5. The fact that Jesus is crucified and dies has critics doing what?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The development of freedom as a social value can be traced to five revolutions that occurred in Athens.
Part 1) Describe these five revolutions. Why did they take place?
Part 2) How did these revolutions affect the countries and city-states surrounding the revolutions? How do they affect U.S. policies today?
Part 3) What would our society be like if these revolutions had never taken place?
Essay Topic 2
Patterson states he does not mean for his book to be a study of the intellectual study of freedom, but the historical development of freedom a a social value.
Part 1) Why is this his purpose?
Part 2) Based on this book, what might be the author's thoughts on the social value of freedom? Why?
Part 3) Why must the study of the intellectual study of freedom naturally be a part of this book, even though it is not what the author intended?
Essay Topic 3
Inner freedom is brought about by Greek religion.
Part 1) What is inner freedom? How is it brought about by Greek religion?
Part 2) Could it be brought about in any other way? Why or why not?
Part 3) How do societies today reveal a desire for inner freedom? What is the connection between the Greeks' belief in inner freedom and ours?
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