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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. How old was the author's witness with a Jewish background when he began to question his family's religion?
2. Who is the author's key witness for the psychological evidence?
3. Because the Bible repeats and confirms some aspects of Jesus' life and death, what theory does their evidence erode?
4. What was Paul's reason for changing?
5. Which of the author's witnesses was raised as a conservative Jew but now is a Christian preacher?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Gary Habermas' background important to this book?
2. What is a delusional psychosis?
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. How long does the author take in researching his novel?
6. What is the importance of the willingness of the disciples to die for their beliefs?
7. How important was the eyewitness testimony of the women visitors to Jesus' tomb during their time?
8. Name two physical situations that Metherell says Jesus suffered while on the cross.
9. According to the author's witness of psychological evidence, what kind of emotions do people suffering with psychosis display?
10. According to the author's witness of psychological evidence, did Jesus suffer from mental illness? How does the witness arrive at this conclusion?
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
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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