The Gnostic Gospels Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Pagels talks about three different interpretations of the Divine - as the _______, as the Holy Spirit, and as Wisdom.
(a) Grace.
(b) Truth.
(c) Silence.
(d) Belief.

2. Some Gnostic authors see Sophia as the ___________ benevolently having provided the gift of self-awareness to Adam and to Eve.
(a) Serpent.
(b) Apple.
(c) Tree.
(d) Goddess.

3. Authoritative Teaching rails against external acts of worship as making so-called Christians worse than the __________.
(a) Devil.
(b) Pagans.
(c) Bishop.
(d) Pope.

4. Pagels points out that it was __________ that ultimately expelled the Valentinians who strove to maintain their membership.
(a) The Church.
(b) The Romans.
(c) The Gnostics.
(d) The Jews.

5. Valentinus speaks of a story in which the Feminine Principal, as Wisdom, tries to ____________ by itself, though this does not work.
(a) Swim.
(b) Conceive.
(c) Fly.
(d) Marry.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Hebrew term for Spirit is _______________, as the author prefers this term from the Secret Book.

2. The _________ today, according to the Catholic Church, is the only legitimate heir to the humble vestments of Peter.

3. In the traditional orthodox canon, the spirit or the _____________ is gender neutral, but this is not the case everywhere.

4. However, in two other gospels, it is _____________ who sees Jesus after he has risen from the dead.

5. Pagels points out that the ___________ may be the key building block of orthodox Christianity.

(see the answer key)

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