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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Lewis suggests that when viewed "behind the scenes", love may appear to be what?
2. What is the primary importance of Christmas to Lewis?
(a) Demonstrating the dominance of Christianity.
(b) Maintaining tradition of the church.
(c) The mystery of the birth of Christ.
(d) Keeping church practice modern.
3. Lewis notes that disagreements from Christian history appear small in what context?
(a) From a layman's point of view.
(b) From a historical perspective.
(c) From outside the church.
(d) From a scriptural perspective.
4. What does Lewis believe about the birth of St. John the Baptist?
(a) It was not foretold by prophecy.
(b) It was perfectly ordinary.
(c) It was almost certainly miraculous.
(d) It was not the same miracle as the birth of Jesus Christ.
5. A Christian political party would lack which of the following?
(a) Poll numbers.
(c) Theological authority.
Short Answer Questions
1. What qualities does Lewis ascribe to the King James Version of the bible?
2. Lewis argues that observing things from the "outside-in" perspective is which of the following?
3. What single factor does Lewis regard as being most important in the growth of Christianity?
4. The philosopher J.J.C. Smart distinguishes between whether an institution of moral rules is a good and idea and what?
5. How does Lewis feel about a program of study that would be applicable for all Christians?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the logical fallacy that Lewis cautions against in Part III, Essay 3, "The Sermon and the Lunch"?
2. How does Lewis feel about the Anglican church allowing Catholic-like invocation of the saints?
3. Why is Lewis opposed to the commercialism of Christmas?
4. According to Lewis' writings in Part II, Essay 10, "Modern Translations of the Bible", how do translations of the bible change over time?
5. Explain some of the problems that Lewis sees as challenges to Christianity in England.
6. Why does Lewis reject the creation of a Christian political party?
7. Why does Lewis believe that the decline of religion occurring at his time was less dramatic than it appeared?
8. What reasons does Lewis give to support the idea of women serving as priests?
9. According to Lewis' writings in Part II, Essay 2, "Two Ways with the Self", what apparent contradiction exists in Christianity regarding self-love, and how is it resolved?
10. What is Lewis' opinion about Christian literature?
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