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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. When was the concept of mystery religions introduced?
(a) 125 AD.
(b) 33 AD.
(c) In the early 15th century.
(d) In the mid-20th century.
2. What was the purpose of the gospel writers?
(a) To try to capture for history what actually happened.
(b) To gain favor with Jesus.
(c) To interpret the Old Testament.
(d) To fulfill a promise to God.
3. Why does Metzger say discrepancies in the New Testament are inconsequential?
(a) Some of their phrases do not exist in today's culture.
(b) They are minor.
(c) They don't affect doctrine.
(d) The language has changed since then.
4. At which point does Jesus confirm his identity?
(a) At his baptism.
(b) When he tells Paul the commandments.
(c) When he preaches from a mountaintop in Cairo.
(d) At age 12.
5. Who asked Jesus if he was the Messiah for whom they were waiting?
(c) John the Baptist.
Short Answer Questions
1. What did Josephus write?
2. According to Witherington, why does Jesus shy away from claiming to be the son of God?
3. What kind of evidence is presented to either explain or disprove other evidence presented?
4. Which biblical writer corroborates the life of Jesus?
5. What is the author's fear as he begins to face Christianity?
Short Essay Questions
1. How many parts does the author break the book into and what does he title them?
2. What is the role of Joseph of Arimathea?
3. What is the purpose of the author's intention test?
4. What does the author mean by fingerprint evidence in his case for Christ?
5. List one of the three reasons that a document might have been omitted from the New Testament.
6. How does the author's witness explain inaccuracies found in the New Testament?
7. Who was Luke and what did he write?
8. Who talks about Hell more than anyone else in the Bible?
9. What is the importance of "The Antiquities" to the case for Christ?
10. Did Jesus ever deny being God?
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