Lament for a Son Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

Nicholas Wolterstorff
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Final Test - Hard

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wrote a book that angered Nicholas?

2. What was Nicholas watching when the thought overwhelmed him that he did not understand suffering?

3. Who wrote "God too is pained by death, more even than you and I are; but there's nothing much he can do about it"?

4. On Page 80, what does it say that God has allowed to flow?

5. What does a voice say when Nicholas becomes fearful in the dream he mentions on page 50?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Argue whether God is or is not an instrument of death. Use examples from the book to support your arguments.

Essay Topic 2

Compare and contrast what Jesus and what the Stoics felt about mourning, as explained in this book. Use examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss why it is more difficult to bury a child than to bury one's parents. Do you think that Nicholas' position is true? Why or why not? Include textual references in your essay.

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