Lament for a Son Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Nicholas Wolterstorff
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 6: p. 61-71.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was placed on the coffin after the opening words of the liturgy?
(a) An old sweatshirt Eric loved.
(b) Eric's favorite books.
(c) Flowers.
(d) A shroud.

2. What repelled Nicholas when he walked into a store?
(a) The people who gave him their condolences.
(b) The ordinariness of what he saw.
(c) Seeing Eric's old friends.
(d) The hustle and bustle in the store.

3. What does Nicholas say that a friend's silence is to his wounds?
(a) Love.
(b) Lotion.
(c) Comfort.
(d) Salt.

4. What is one of the profoundest features of the Christian and Jewish way of being-in-the-world and being-in-history?
(a) Hope.
(b) Faith.
(c) Remembering.
(d) Love.

5. What hope did not console Nicholas?
(a) Hope of seeing Eric again.
(b) Hope that God had a plan.
(c) Hope of the resurrection.
(d) Hope in life after death.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who said tears would make "a pillow for my heart"?

2. What instruments were played at the funeral?

3. What type of spices did Eric have in his cupboard?

4. What did Eric spend summers doing while in college?

5. Who does Nicholas say looks neither behind nor ahead because her humanity is just beginning?

(see the answer key)

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