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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Documentary Evidence.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What reason does Blomberg give for accepting the gospels as testimony in Strobel's case for Christ?
(a) He had a vision that told him the information was solid.
(b) It's the only information that's really available.
(c) Anything other than an accurate portrayal of historical events would negate their message.
(d) Sometimes it is important to have faith in things unknown.
2. What is the author's writing background?
(a) Adult fiction.
(b) Magazine features.
(c) Gospel songs.
(d) Crime reporting.
3. Which elements are to blame for inconsistencies in the gospels, according to Blomberg?
(a) The limited means of communications and the lack of mass-produced books.
(b) Fire, ice, water, and air.
(c) Personal differences and priorities.
(d) Paraphrase, abridgment, explanatory additions, selection, and omission.
4. Which centuries decided almost unanimously which books to include in the New Testament?
(a) The first ten.
(b) The first one.
(c) The first two.
(d) The first five.
5. According to Blomberg, what is the gospel based on?
(a) Eyewitness material.
(c) Confessions recorded.
(d) The Bible.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Metzger say discrepancies in the New Testament are inconsequential?
2. Who first recorded that Peter's firsthand accounts were accurate?
3. What was one of the most significant documents Strobel found in his reporting career?
4. Why aren't all accounts of the gospel exactly alike, according to Blomberg?
5. How many fragments of New Testament documents exist, according to Metzger?
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