Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography Test | Final Test - Hard

John Dominic Crossan
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the author say must be present for oppressed groups to revolt?

2. What title was Jesus' brother bestowed with?

3. What is the title of the epilogue?

4. What miracle does the author talk about in this section?

5. Which authority figure does the author describe as charming?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

How much has Jesus' teaching influenced modern society? How different would it have been if John the Baptist became known as the Chosen One?

Essay Topic 2

Choose one of the following stories from the New Testament and discuss in which ways they could be said to be either metaphorical or based on myth.

1. Walking on Water.

2. The fish and loaves.

3. The resurrection.

Essay Topic 3

Examine the books reception in three different countries including the country the book was written. How do their opinions about the books differ? Was the book more influential in one country than another? If so, why?

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