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Eight Week Quiz G

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Conclusion.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Pagels points out that the discussion of Gnosticism points out _____________ of great value to all believers.
(a) Errors.
(b) Duplicates.
(c) Questions.
(d) Mistakes.

2. Citizens were _____________ immediately, but those who were non-citizens were tortured in public stadiums.
(a) Beheaded.
(b) Shot.
(c) Tortured.
(d) Poisoned.

3. Who is one of the followers who did not recognize Jesus when he reappeared after the resurrection?
(a) Judas.
(b) Simon.
(c) Jeramiah.
(d) Mary Magdalene.

4. The _________ today, according to the Catholic Church, is the only legitimate heir to the humble vestments of Peter.
(a) Saints.
(b) Cardinals.
(c) Cathedrals.
(d) Pope.

5. Justin was a philosopher who wrote to the Emperor protesting the treatment of a __________________.
(a) Whore.
(b) Christian man.
(c) Christian woman.
(d) Disciple of Jesus.

Short Answer Questions

1. Justin speaks of a woman who was converted to Christianity by her teacher, ______________, and then she was a better person.



2. Phillip in his gospel laughs at the _________________ as a test of spiritual sufficiency, as people receive nothing from this.



3. After the death of Judas, the only real candidate for succession was ____________ who had also walked with Christ.



4. There is even some suggestion in Gnostic texts that man himself creates the world of ___________, something radical even for the Gnostic beliefs.



5. Pagels points out that it was __________ that ultimately expelled the Valentinians who strove to maintain their membership.



(see the answer key)

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