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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What hymn did the old nurse teach the author and his young brother?
2. What was the name of the author's maternal grandmother?
3. When the author and his brother lived in _____ they had a nurse who dropped her teeth at will.
4. Where did the author go to wait with a friend who got news about a family accident?
5. What is the oldest part of the Tower of London?
Essay Topic 1
In Part Three of the book, the author talks about the groups that meet in the basement. He specifically details what each group does or does not do. Then he states that the church could learn a lot from such groups since the church, in his opinion, is more like a dysfunctional family, while the groups operate closer to what God intended for His church. Discuss this rationale. How are the groups like families at their best, and operating closer to what God meant for the Church? How does the church resemble a dysfunctional family? What would have to happen, according to the author, for the church to have only God and themselves left?
Essay Topic 2
The author writes his own book introduction. What does the introduction reveal about the author? What purpose for the book is explained, and why is he writing another autobiography when he has already penned two such publications? What picture does the author create for the reader about expectations for this book, as well as his state of mind about the book's content?
Essay Topic 3
In Part Two of the book, the author talks about the "mystery" of Genesis 1:26-27. What is the "mystery" and how does this relate to what the author calls our deepest, original self? What happens to this original self after the world "does its work?" What does the author mean when he talks about the weather of the world, hats and coats, and "all our other selves?"
This section contains 1,470 words
(approx. 5 pages at 300 words per page)