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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 do Jesus' relationship with God and his miracles demonstrate?
(a) That he is indeed the Messiah.
(b) That he is more than just a good guy.
(c) That he is king of the Jews.
(d) What life in Heaven will be like.
2. How many experts does the author interview?
3. Which biblical writer corroborates the life of Jesus?
(c) King James.
4. How many fragments of New Testament documents exist, according to Metzger?
(b) Almost 100.
(c) More than 5,000.
(d) About 33.
5. The author travels to Ohio in search of corroborating evidence for which aspect of Jesus' life?
(a) His death.
(b) His immaculate conception.
(c) His miracle working.
(d) His birth.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the author's writing background?
2. Which science does not dispute the gospels but instead confirms their reliability?
3. What did Josephus write?
4. What role does the author encourage the reader to take?
5. What historic figure, other than Jesus, was said to have raised people from the dead?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why are stories about Apollonius raising the dead looked upon as legend while the same types of stories about Jesus are viewed as truth?
2. Why is Luke's writing in the gospel highly regarded?
3. Who was Luke and what did he write?
4. When was the nonbiblical manuscript known as 4Q521 written, and in what language was it written?
5. Why were Jesus' teachings considered radical?
6. What is the author's religious background?
7. Why do the writings of the apostle Paul corroborate the New Testament accounts?
8. What is the Q source?
9. What is the importance of the apostle Luke to historians?
10. What does the author's ability test question?
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