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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Jim believe "goods" are stored?
2. What does Jim learn while attending the Summer Institute of Linguistics?
3. What happens to Jim that tests the couple's resolve in God?
4. What does Jim do to improve his Spanish skills?
5. Who approaches Jim and Pete as they eat in the port restaurant?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is a positive outgrowth from the Flemings' fiesta at Puyupungu?
2. Describe what happens when the ship makes port at Puna and the men disembark.
3. Where does Jim pray the Lord will place him in His service?
4. What is the significance for Jim of Paul's passage to Corinthians, "it is a matter of share and share alike"?
5. What amazes Elisabeth about the Indians attending Jim's sermons?
6. What do Jim and Elisabeth concur about modern weddings?
7. What events characterize Jim and Elisabeth's first few months as newlyweds?
8. What is the significance of Elisabeth coming to Ecuador?
9. What seems to be a consistent problem Jim and the missionaries encounter?
10. How does Jim handle his rebelliousness with God in this chapter, Hemmed in to Nothing?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Prior to their final meeting with the Aucans, the five missionaries sang together as they so often did, "We rest on Thee, our Shield and our Defender. We go not forth alone against the foe." The author uses a literary comparison between the missionaries and soldiers fighting at the Battle of Gettysburg. Compare and contrast the battle fought by the missionaries and the Gettysburg soldiers. What are similar traits or characteristics by both groups? What are different traits or characteristics of both groups?
Essay Topic 2
Some consider Jim Elliot's views on war, law, theology, and philosophy to be iconistic. What is your definition of iconistic? What does this term mean? Cite examples from the book demonstrating Jim's iconistic viewpoint on war, theology, law, and philosophy.
Essay Topic 3
Jim is regarded as a woman hater while a young adult. Elisabeth's friends tell her that breaking a date with Jim is a bad move. How does Jim gain this reputation? How would Jim's life be different if his view of women was different? Explain your answer.
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