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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. According to Blomberg's example, why did people memorize the Old Testament?
2. What is the author's religious belief/preference as he begins his quest for knowledge?
3. What role does the author encourage the reader to take?
4. To which branch of the military did Jeffry McDonald belong?
5. How does the Chicago crime leader in the author's example get a not-guilty verdict in court?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the Bible like other ancient works?
2. What does the author's ability test question?
3. What sparks the author's interest in the case for Christ?
4. Who was John Mark and what did he write?
5. Why are stories about Apollonius raising the dead looked upon as legend while the same types of stories about Jesus are viewed as truth?
6. Why did Herod order baby boys to be killed?
7. What is the importance of the apostle Luke to historians?
8. When was the nonbiblical manuscript known as 4Q521 written, and in what language was it written?
9. What is the author's religious background?
10. Why do the writings of the apostle Paul corroborate the New Testament accounts?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Define the terms "atheism" and "agnosticism." Which is most relevant to this book and why? Support your answer with examples from the book.
Essay Topic 2
Define cause and effect. Discuss the importance of cause and effect in this book and give examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
What initiated the author's interest in "The Case for Christ"? Discuss his fears and his revelations regarding the matter.
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