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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
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 judge.
(b) He bribes the jury.
(c) He has three witnesses killed.
(d) He has the key witness killed.
2. Of the disciples, how many of the remaining 11 willingly met torturous deaths rather than recant their beliefs?
3. Which centuries decided almost unanimously which books to include in the New Testament?
(a) The first two.
(b) The first one.
(c) The first five.
(d) The first ten.
4. When were the apostle Paul's letters written?
(a) After Acts.
(b) Before any of the gospels.
(c) Just before Revelations.
(d) Before Jesus was born.
5. According to The Five Gospels, how many pillars must one follow to become a biblical scholar?
Short Answer Questions
1. To which Bible passage does 4Q521 refer?
2. What reason does Blomberg give for accepting the gospels as testimony in Strobel's case for Christ?
3. Why does the author hold testimony from Josephus' writings with high regard?
4. Why aren't all accounts of the gospel exactly alike, according to Blomberg?
5. What reliability does the author also look to prove about the gospel based on corroborating evidence outside of the Bible?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Luke's writing in the gospel highly regarded?
2. Why do the writings of the apostle Paul corroborate the New Testament accounts?
3. How does the author's witness explain inaccuracies found in the New Testament?
4. Why is rebuttal evidence used in a trial?
5. Who was Luke and what did he write?
6. What is the purpose of the author's intention test?
7. Why were Jesus' teachings considered radical?
8. What sparks the author's interest in the case for Christ?
9. Does archeology contradict or confirm the reliability of the gospels?
10. According to Jesus, what do his miracles foreshadow?
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