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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "I believe in One God, Father Almighty, _________ of Heaven and Earth" is the Christian creed.
(a) Maker.
(b) Guardian.
(c) Destroyer.
(d) Lover.

2. The Gnostic texts call God _________ for punishing Adam and Eve for obtaining spiritual wisdom from a serpent.
(a) Jealous.
(b) Joyous.
(c) Merciful.
(d) Right.

3. Justin also wrote about the bravery and dignity of ____________ when they were put under terrible torture conditions.
(a) Soldiers.
(b) Priests.
(c) Children.
(d) Martyrs.

4. The Roman Empire believed that the Christian followers saw their many pagan gods as _______________.
(a) Truth.
(b) Helpers.
(c) Demonic.
(d) Lesser beings.

5. To whom did Muhammed give some of the papyri since he felt that he needed to get rid of them before the police found them?
(a) The King.
(b) A leper.
(c) The priest.
(d) His cousin.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Gospel of the Egyptians from the Gnostic texts highlights the Great, Invisible ___________ in its lines.

2. The Romans believed in divine authority for __________, which eventually led to Inanaeus' death sentence for treason.

3. Who is sometimes seen as a child, sometimes as a handsome young man, others times as a balding man with a beard?

4. There are some descriptions of the resurrection that could raise some questions about the _____________ of the event.

5. Ignatius scorned the Gnostic view that Christ had not truly ____________ as this was a main tenet in orthodox beliefs.

(see the answer key)

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