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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. Who was convicted of blowing up the federal building in Oklahoma City?
(a) Jack Kerouac.
(b) Timothy McVeigh.
(c) Timothy Leary.
(d) J. Habermas.
2. Who tried to discredit Jesus' teachings about himself as the Good Shepherd?
(d) Jewish religious leaders.
3. What are the fluids John sees when a guard stabs Jesus in the side?
(a) Blood and urine.
(c) Pleural and pericardial.
(d) Blood and wine.
4. What does the author think about the case for Christ as he begins his book project?
(a) Christ was only a prophet.
(b) Christ has not been born yet.
(c) Christ was real.
(d) Christ was legendary.
5. Who were not regarded as reliable witnesses during Jesus' time?
Short Answer Questions
1. What kind of shock did the severe beating Jesus received before his execution create?
2. How old was the author's witness with a Jewish background when he began to question his family's religion?
3. What does the author's witness with a Jewish background turn to when he rebels against his family's Jewish background?
4. Who visited Jesus' tomb and found it empty?
5. Who changed the mind of the author's witness with a Jewish background after he returned from the Vietnam War?
Short Essay Questions
1. What began Lapides' rebellion of his family's religion?
2. What does the author mean by fingerprint evidence in his case for Christ?
3. How long does the author take in researching his novel?
4. Why does the author believe that Jesus is not omnipresent and omniscient?
5. Did Jesus ever deny being God?
6. What was the typical after-death procedure during Jesus' time?
7. What is the importance of the willingness of the disciples to die for their beliefs?
8. Why did the people of his era not think Jesus was a madman?
9. What was the societal role of women in the time of Jesus?
10. Name two physical situations that Metherell says Jesus suffered while on the cross.
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