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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. Because the Bible repeats and confirms some aspects of Jesus' life and death, what theory does their evidence erode?
2. Who was convicted of blowing up the federal building in Oklahoma City?
3. Which book does the author's psychological witness NOT write?
4. What role does the reader assume in this book?
5. What kind of evidence does the author seek to prove whether Jesus really died?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does writing the book affect the author?
2. According to the author's witness of psychological evidence, what kind of emotions do people suffering with psychosis display?
3. What is the role of Joseph of Arimathea?
4. How important was the eyewitness testimony of the women visitors to Jesus' tomb during their time?
5. How long does the author take in researching his novel?
6. What is the swoon theory?
7. Name two physical situations that Metherell says Jesus suffered while on the cross.
8. Why does the author believe that Jesus is not omnipresent and omniscient?
9. What was the typical after-death procedure during Jesus' time?
10. After researching the medical evidence surrounding the death of Christ, what reason does the author determine was the reason that Jesus died?
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
How important are the qualifications of the author of this book? What questions can a reader ask to determine the author's qualifications?
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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