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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 does the author's witness with a Jewish background turn to when he rebels against his family's Jewish background?
2. Who took Jesus' body to the tomb?
3. Who visited Jesus' tomb and found it empty?
4. Which of the author's witnesses was raised as a conservative Jew but now is a Christian preacher?
5. Where can information be discovered regarding the swoon theory?
Short Essay Questions
1. How is the principle of cause and effect reflected in Gary Habermas' testimony regarding the postresurrection appearances of Jesus?
2. What was the typical after-death procedure during Jesus' time?
3. What is the role of Joseph of Arimathea?
4. How important was the eyewitness testimony of the women visitors to Jesus' tomb during their time?
5. What was the societal role of women in the time of Jesus?
6. Why did the people of his era not think Jesus was a madman?
7. What is the significance of Jesus' appearance to a larger crowd after his resurrection?
8. According to the author's witness of psychological evidence, what kind of emotions do people suffering with psychosis display?
9. Lapides argues that there is no god other than man. How does a street preacher get him to change his mind?
10. What is the swoon theory?
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
Discuss evidence as a theme in "The Case for Christ."
Essay Topic 3
How important are the qualifications of the author of this book? What questions can a reader ask to determine the author's qualifications?
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