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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, for whom is Hell reserved?
2. Where was Jesus born?
3. What example does Habermas use to explain how accounts of Jesus' resurrection could be valid without an eye witness?
4. Who writes about two encounters with the risen Jesus?
5. How old was the author's witness with a Jewish background when he began to question his family's religion?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to the author's witness of psychological evidence, what kind of emotions do people suffering with psychosis display?
2. What was the typical after-death procedure during Jesus' time?
3. Who talks about Hell more than anyone else in the Bible?
4. Why does the author believe that Jesus is not omnipresent and omniscient?
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. Why is Gary Habermas' background important to this book?
7. What began Lapides' rebellion of his family's religion?
8. What three things can medical evidence prove?
9. When Lapides rebels against his family's religion, what does he turn to?
10. How important was the eyewitness testimony of the women visitors to Jesus' tomb during their time?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss evidence as a theme in "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
Discuss the importance of the historian Tacticus to Strobel's investigation into the case for Christ.
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