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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 book foretells the method of Jesus' death?
2. How many signs of mental illness does the Bible's account of Jesus show?
3. In discussing the psychology of Jesus, what question does discussion of his mental state lead to?
4. How does Craig explain discrepancies of the time of day in accounts of finding Jesus' tomb empty?
5. How many arguments does Craig give to support the tomb's being empty?
Short Essay Questions
1. What began Lapides' rebellion of his family's religion?
2. Name two physical situations that Metherell says Jesus suffered while on the cross.
3. How long does the author take in researching his novel?
4. What does the author mean by fingerprint evidence in his case for Christ?
5. What is one way that the resurrection of Jesus changed the lives of Jewish believers?
6. Why does the author believe that Jesus is not omnipresent and omniscient?
7. Did Jesus ever deny being God?
8. What was the societal role of women in the time of Jesus?
9. What explanation does the author's witness in profile evidence give regarding the meaning of John 3:16?
10. Lapides argues that there is no god other than man. How does a street preacher get him to change his mind?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 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 importance of the historian Tacticus to Strobel's investigation into the case for Christ.
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