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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Peter reply?
2. What has Judas apparently decided to do?
3. Who has Judas returned to be with?
4. What does Mary Magdalene ask Peter?
5. What does Judas do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Judas kisses Jesus on the cheek.
Part 1) Why does Judas do this? How does this enhance and worsen Judas' betrayal?
Part 2) How does Jesus react to this kiss? Why does he react this way?
Part 3) How might Judas feel while giving this kiss? Why?
Essay Topic 2
According to the Gospels, Judas is Jesus' treasurer.
Part 1) How is this position significant? Why might Jesus have given him this responsibility?
Part 2) How does the significance of Judas' position make his actions toward Jesus even more tragic?
Part 3) Why does Judas do what he does? What does this reveal about humanity?
Essay Topic 3
Pontius Pilate wants to help Jesus.
Part 1) Why does he want to help Jesus? Is he able to? Why or why not?
Part 2) Should Pilate feel guilty about Jesus' death? Why or why not?
Part 3) If you were Pilate, what would you have done? Why?
This section contains 255 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)