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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 impact do the writings of the apostle Paul have on the New Testament?
2. Jesus is known as Son of God and Son of what?
3. What is the Q source?
4. Why aren't all accounts of the gospel exactly alike, according to Blomberg?
5. Which gospel outlines the purpose of its writing as "These are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the importance of "The Antiquities" to the case for Christ?
2. Who makes up the Jesus Seminar?
3. Why is Luke's writing in the gospel highly regarded?
4. When was the nonbiblical manuscript known as 4Q521 written, and in what language was it written?
5. What is the author's religious background?
6. What is the author's professional background?
7. Why were Jesus' teachings considered radical?
8. Who was Luke and what did he write?
9. What is the purpose of the author's intention test?
10. Why is the work of Tacitus important to the case for Christ?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the importance of the historian Tacticus to Strobel's investigation into the case for Christ.
Essay Topic 2
Define Christianity. Given this definition, why is it important for the author to prove or disprove the resurrection of Jesus?
Essay Topic 3
A main character in a work of fiction has both good and bad qualities, giving the character dimension. In nonfiction, the main character is known as the subject. Strobel, the author of "The Case for Christ," is the main character/subject of this book. Does the reader see both good and bad qualities about him in the book? Why or why not? Is Strobel any less of a main character/subject if the reader does not see both good and bad qualities about him? Support your answer with examples from the text.
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