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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. A Gnostic author speaks of a baptism of _________ rather than a baptism of water.
(a) Faith.
(b) Honor.
(c) Family.
(d) Truth.

2. Pliny would often execute those who admitted to being of the _____________ faith, though he would let those go who did not admit to the faith.
(a) Pagan.
(b) Jewish.
(c) Muslim.
(d) Christian.

3. The Roman Empire realized that Christianity was a sect which followed a man accused of ___________ and of magic.
(a) Lunacy.
(b) Treason.
(c) Honor.
(d) Blasphemy.

4. Tertullian was against the heretics that embraced the followings of Jesus, but who also denied the idea of _______________.
(a) The Holy Trinity.
(b) The Apocalypse.
(c) The resurrection.
(d) The Garden of Eden.

5. There is even some suggestion in Gnostic texts that man himself creates the world of ___________, something radical even for the Gnostic beliefs.
(a) God.
(b) Man.
(c) Life.
(d) Pain.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the Hypostasis of the Archons, ________ is elevated to being the spiritual mother of Adam, even though other stories contradict this.

2. Hippolytus accused the Bishop of Rome of ___________, claiming that he was treated like a common criminal and not as a Christian martyr.

3. Where did one of the most important archaeological events take place in 1945 according to the book?

4. The orthodox interpret the crucifixion as a matter demanding extreme ______________, contrary to other accounts.

5. In Christianity, Judaism and in Islam, God is the king, lord, master, judge, and ____________.

(see the answer key)

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