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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 Carson, what does Jesus' forgiving nature represent?
2. What psychological disorder do some people suffer from that makes them claim to make grandiose statements about who they are?
3. How do Jesus' followers react about the opponents to his Good Shepherd teachings?
4. What two things is Jesus simultaneously?
5. When were fingerprints first used as evidence in court?
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 swoon theory?
3. Name two physical situations that Metherell says Jesus suffered while on the cross.
4. What was the typical after-death procedure during Jesus' time?
5. How long does the author take in researching his novel?
6. According to the author's witness of psychological evidence, did Jesus suffer from mental illness? How does the witness arrive at this conclusion?
7. Why is Gary Habermas' background important to this book?
8. Did Jesus ever deny being God?
9. How important was the eyewitness testimony of the women visitors to Jesus' tomb during their time?
10. How is the principle of cause and effect reflected in Gary Habermas' testimony regarding the postresurrection appearances of Jesus?
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
Name six subgenres of creative nonfiction and explain each one. To which subgenre does "The Case for Christ" belong? Support your claim with evidence from the book.
Essay Topic 3
Define cause and effect. Discuss the importance of cause and effect in this book and give examples from the text.
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