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Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

John Dominic Crossan
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Virgil say clothes the lambs as the graze?



2. Who baptized Jesus?



3. What does divi filius translate as?



4. What words does the author use to describe John the Baptist's style of preaching?



5. What do Matthew and Luke both agree on in their testaments?



Short Essay Questions

1. Summarize the book.



2. Why does the author think it is ironic that Constantine helped define the Christian faith?



3. What did Jesus teach about the breakup of the family?



4. Why does the author think Jesus' followers developed stories about what happened to Jesus' body?



5. What did Jesus say to the author in an imaginary dialogue the author wrote as part of an article?



6. What effect did the patrron/client relationship have on Greco-Roman society?



7. What comparisons does the author draw between Luke and Matthew's gospels?



8. What influence does the author suggest that the Cynics had on Jesus' teachings?



9. What did ancient society believe about children that were not accepted by their father?



10. What does the author think Jesus meant by "focus not just on personal or individual abuse of power but on such abuse in its systemic [form]."?



Essay Topics

How did Josephus represent John the Baptist? In what way and why was Josephus's representation of John the Baptist restricted by the government at the time?

In what way could Jesus be said to be an individualist? How have Jesus' teaching of individualism effected modern society?

What was the relationship between John the Baptist and Jesus? How does Christianity like to view the relationship between John the Baptist and Jesus? How does John the Baptist influence Jesus?

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