Short Essay Questions Key
1. What is the author's professional background?
The author's professional background is in journalism, particularly investigative reporting.
2. What is the author's religious background?
The author does not have a religious background. He is agnostic as he begins to write the book.
3. What sparks the author's interest in the case for Christ?
The author's interest in the case for Christ is sparked his wife's becoming a Christian. He sees many nice, subtle changes in her and decides to investigate Christ for himself.
4. How many parts does the author break the book into and what does he title them?
The author breaks the book into three parts: (1) Examining the Record; (2) Analyzing Jesus; and (3) Researching the Resurrection.
5. Who exactly was Matthew?
Matthew, also known as Levi, was a tax collector and one of the 12 disciples who followed Jesus. He was an author of the gospel in the New Testament.
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