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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Rebuttal Evidence.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does the Chicago crime leader in the author's example get a not-guilty verdict in court?
(a) He bribes the jury.
(b) He bribes the judge.
(c) He has three witnesses killed.
(d) He has the key witness killed.
2. Who, in Blomberg's example, memorized the Old Testament?
(d) The apostles.
3. In what two areas does the author have enough knowledge to bolster his skepticism of Christianity?
(a) Satan and Paganism.
(b) Greek and Roman cultures.
(c) History and philosophy.
(d) Hebrew and Latin.
4. Why was Jeffry McDonald certain a jury would not convict him?
(a) He paid them bribes.
(b) Most of them had been his patients.
(c) He had an alibi.
(d) He had a trial before a judge, not a jury.
5. Why does the author hold testimony from Josephus' writings with high regard?
(a) Because Josephus' works regarding the Jewish wars have been proven historically accurate through archeology.
(b) Josephus was who he learned about in college.
(c) Because Josephus was the only writer of his time to use a type of paper that would not disintegrate over time.
(d) Because Josephus' works regarding Jesus have been proven.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the second test the author applies to decide whether it is the gospel writers' intention to preserve history accurately?
2. What is the author's religious belief/preference as he begins his quest for knowledge?
3. Why does Metzger say discrepancies in the New Testament are inconsequential?
4. Of the disciples, how many of the remaining 11 willingly met torturous deaths rather than recant their beliefs?
5. To which Bible passage does 4Q521 refer?
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