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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. Who changed the mind of the author's witness with a Jewish background after he returned from the Vietnam War?
2. When were fingerprints first used as evidence in court?
3. What is the fluid that collects in the membrane around the heart?
4. What was the role of women during Jesus' time?
5. Who informs the group that Jesus has risen from the tomb?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Lapides rebels against his family's religion, what does he turn to?
2. Why does the author believe that Jesus is not omnipresent and omniscient?
3. Why does the author believe the sightings of Jesus after his resurrection were not hallucinations?
4. What is the significance of Jesus' appearance to a larger crowd after his resurrection?
5. Name two physical situations that Metherell says Jesus suffered while on the cross.
6. Why is Gary Habermas' background important to this book?
7. How long does the author take in researching his novel?
8. According to the author's witness of psychological evidence, what kind of emotions do people suffering with psychosis display?
9. What began Lapides' rebellion of his family's religion?
10. What three things can medical evidence prove?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What is an anecdote, and what is its role in nonfiction? Specifically, what is the importance of anecdotes in this story?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the Jesus Seminar. Who belongs and what are the core beliefs?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the importance of Luke to history and the investigation in "The Case for Christ."
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