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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Pagels is quick to point out that this book is not an argument for _______________, but a call to learning more.
(a) A right answer.
(b) Orthodoxy.
(c) Gnosticism.
(d) Religion.

3. Phillip in his gospel laughs at the _________________ as a test of spiritual sufficiency, as people receive nothing from this.
(a) Reconciliation.
(b) Communion.
(c) Baptism by water.
(d) Eucharist.

4. Hippolytus accused the Bishop of Rome of ___________, claiming that he was treated like a common criminal and not as a Christian martyr.
(a) Unrest.
(b) Vagary.
(c) Criminality.
(d) Paganism.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Frederik Wiss speculates that perhaps the Nag Hammadi find was the results of __________ at St. Pachomius.

2. The meaning of the actual _____________ has created great controversy among scholars and in the world.

3. Most scholars will agree that Jesus was crucified by ________________ when he was sentenced to the cross.

4. Justin was a philosopher who wrote to the Emperor protesting the treatment of a __________________.

5. The Christian, as a result of learning about Gnosticism might ask what the true source of _____________ is in the Church.

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