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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. Why does Metzger say discrepancies in the New Testament are inconsequential?
(a) They are minor.
(b) Some of their phrases do not exist in today's culture.
(c) The language has changed since then.
(d) They don't affect doctrine.
2. Which historian claims that Matthew and Peter are the authors of the gospels?
3. The author travels to Ohio in search of corroborating evidence for which aspect of Jesus' life?
(a) His birth.
(b) His miracle working.
(c) His death.
(d) His immaculate conception.
4. To which Bible passage does 4Q521 refer?
(a) Acts 1:23.
(b) Isiaiah 61.
(c) Exodus 20:11.
(d) John 3:16.
5. Which gospel begins with the writer saying he intends to write "accurately" about all the things he "investigated"?
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the clues left at a crime scene help investigators determine?
2. Of the disciples, how many of the remaining 11 willingly met torturous deaths rather than recant their beliefs?
3. The author interviews a witness in his case for Christ from which federal agency?
4. The author searches for truth based on what?
5. When were the apostle Paul's letters written?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who was Luke and what did he write?
2. Why is rebuttal evidence used in a trial?
3. What does the work of Tacitus explain?
4. Why were Jesus' teachings considered radical?
5. Why do the writings of the apostle Paul corroborate the New Testament accounts?
6. When was the nonbiblical manuscript known as 4Q521 written, and in what language was it written?
7. What is the transfiguration of Christ?
8. What is the goal of the Jesus Seminar?
9. How many parts does the author break the book into and what does he title them?
10. What is the author's religious background?
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