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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 did the sign above Jesus' head on the cross read?
2. Which science does not dispute the gospels but instead confirms their reliability?
3. Which elements are to blame for inconsistencies in the gospels, according to Blomberg?
4. The author searches for truth based on what?
5. Who was the second person to record that Peter's firsthand accounts were accurate?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Herod order baby boys to be killed?
2. What is the author's religious background?
3. Why do the writings of the apostle Paul corroborate the New Testament accounts?
4. What is the importance of "The Antiquities" to the case for Christ?
5. Who exactly was Matthew?
6. When was the nonbiblical manuscript known as 4Q521 written, and in what language was it written?
7. What is the author's professional background?
8. Who was Luke and what did he write?
9. What does the work of Tacitus explain?
10. What is the purpose of the author's intention test?
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
Define Christianity. Given this definition, why is it important for the author to prove or disprove the resurrection of Jesus?
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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