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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. Which gospel begins with the writer saying he intends to write "accurately" about all the things he "investigated"?
2. How does the Chicago crime leader in the author's example get a not-guilty verdict in court?
3. What is the author's religious belief/preference as he begins his quest for knowledge?
4. What did Josephus' writings prove?
5. How far back do some manuscript fragments date the book of John?
Short Essay Questions
1. What sparks the author's interest in the case for Christ?
2. What is the Q source?
3. What is the purpose of the author's intention test?
4. In what language are the four languages of the secondary manuscripts written that authenticate the reliablity of the gospels?
5. What is the importance of the apostle Luke to historians?
6. What does the work of Tacitus explain?
7. What is the author's professional background?
8. What, according to the gospel, is John's purpose in writing the information?
9. What is the goal of the Jesus Seminar?
10. What is the author's religious background?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Identify and discuss one motif from "The Case for Christ." Be certain to define motif in your response.
Essay Topic 2
What are the four gospels of the Bible, and who is credited with writing each one?
Essay Topic 3
What does the tone of "The Case for Christ" say about the author? Support your answers and include the definition of tone in your response.
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