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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the most important aspect of the documents Strobel discovered?
2. What means written by an apostle or followers of the apostles?
3. According to Blomberg, what is the gospel based on?
4. Who is credited with the most important reference to Jesus outside of the New Testament?
5. Who asked Jesus if he was the Messiah for whom they were waiting?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does the author's ability test question?
2. How important was the eyewitness testimony of the women visitors to Jesus' tomb during their time?
3. List one of the three reasons that a document might have been omitted from the New Testament.
4. Why does the author believe the sightings of Jesus after his resurrection were not hallucinations?
5. Who was John Mark and what did he write?
6. What was the typical after-death procedure during Jesus' time?
7. How is the principle of cause and effect reflected in Gary Habermas' testimony regarding the postresurrection appearances of Jesus?
8. Lapides argues that there is no god other than man. How does a street preacher get him to change his mind?
9. Who talks about Hell more than anyone else in the Bible?
10. What is the purpose of the author's intention test?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Define Christianity. Given this definition, why is it important for the author to prove or disprove the resurrection of Jesus?
Essay Topic 2
Why does the author discount the healings credited to Apollonius but maintain the ones by Christ as credible?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the promises and challenges of translations of ancient literature. How does the author justify the translations of the Bible?
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