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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 evidence does the author forget to ask about, according to Moreland?
2. How many books has witness Donald Carson written or edited?
3. What does the author's witness with a Jewish background turn to when he rebels against his family's Jewish background?
4. What are the fluids John sees when a guard stabs Jesus in the side?
5. On what does Gary Habermas base his debate about the resurrection of Jesus?
Short Essay Questions
1. After researching the medical evidence surrounding the death of Christ, what reason does the author determine was the reason that Jesus died?
2. What is the role of Joseph of Arimathea?
3. How is the principle of cause and effect reflected in Gary Habermas' testimony regarding the postresurrection appearances of Jesus?
4. What three things can medical evidence prove?
5. According to the author's witness of psychological evidence, did Jesus suffer from mental illness? How does the witness arrive at this conclusion?
6. What was the typical after-death procedure during Jesus' time?
7. How important was the eyewitness testimony of the women visitors to Jesus' tomb during their time?
8. What is the swoon theory?
9. What began Lapides' rebellion of his family's religion?
10. Did Jesus ever deny being God?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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.
Essay Topic 2
What is an anecdote, and what is its role in nonfiction? Specifically, what is the importance of anecdotes in this story?
Essay Topic 3
Define the terms "atheism" and "agnosticism." Which is most relevant to this book and why? Support your answer with examples from the book.
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