1. On what is Western civilization built?
(a) The belief that God created humankind in His own image.
(b) That Americans are the best.
(c) That one race is superior above all others.
(d) That all men are created equal.
2. Although many Westerners have lost belief in God, what continues to set them apart from other cultures?
(b) The Puritan work ethic.
(c) The religiocultural legacy.
(d) They speak English.
3. To what literary character does the author compare God?
(a) Jo March.
(b) Don Quixote.
4. What can one gain from examining the Bible as a literary biography of God?
(a) Once can learn the truths of the Bible and convert.
(b) Understanding of how perfect God is.
(c) One can become closer to God and his infinite wisdom and strength.
(d) Insight into the Western ideal of character without having to subscribe to the religious trappings of Judaism or Christianity.
5. What do both Jews and Christians concede without blasphemy?
(a) Both Judaism and Christianity are the true religions.
(b) All religions are equal and true.
(c) The Bible is full of fictional tales.
(d) The Bible may be appreciated as literature.
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