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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. What does the author say the reader must set aside while reading the book?
(a) Predeterminations and predictions.
(b) Skepticism and sarcasm.
(c) Knowledge and power.
(d) Preconceptions and prejudices.
2. What did Josephus' writings prove?
(a) That Jesus performed miracles.
(b) That Jesus hung out with the apostles.
(c) That Jesus and John were biological brothers.
(d) That Jesus was a good man.
3. Who is credited with the most important reference to Jesus outside of the New Testament?
4. Metzger compares the Bible to what era of other literature?
5. Who are the writers of the gospels?
(a) Matthew and Paul.
(b) Luke and Peter.
(d) Paul and Saul.
Short Answer Questions
1. Which biblical writer corroborates the life of Jesus?
2. According to The Five Gospels, how many pillars must one follow to become a biblical scholar?
3. To which branch of the military did Jeffry McDonald belong?
4. On what is the current Bible based on?
5. What reason does Blomberg give for accepting the gospels as testimony in Strobel's case for Christ?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the Q source?
2. According to Jesus, what do his miracles foreshadow?
3. Who makes up the Jesus Seminar?
4. Who was Luke and what did he write?
5. Why are stories about Apollonius raising the dead looked upon as legend while the same types of stories about Jesus are viewed as truth?
6. What is the purpose of the author's intention test?
7. When was the nonbiblical manuscript known as 4Q521 written, and in what language was it written?
8. Why did Herod order baby boys to be killed?
9. What is the transfiguration of Christ?
10. Why do the writings of the apostle Paul corroborate the New Testament accounts?
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