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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 does Craig explain discrepancies of the time of day in accounts of finding Jesus' tomb empty?
2. How many arguments does Craig give to support the tomb's being empty?
3. Who writes about two encounters with the risen Jesus?
4. What year can Jesus' appearance to the crowd be traced?
5. What specialty is witness Donald Carson known for?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is Gary Habermas' background important to this book?
2. Lapides argues that there is no god other than man. How does a street preacher get him to change his mind?
3. What is the importance of the willingness of the disciples to die for their beliefs?
4. What is the swoon theory?
5. Why does the author believe that Jesus is not omnipresent and omniscient?
6. When Lapides rebels against his family's religion, what does he turn to?
7. What was the societal role of women in the time of Jesus?
8. What is the significance of Jesus' appearance to a larger crowd after his resurrection?
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
What are the four gospels of the Bible, and who is credited with writing each one?
Essay Topic 2
Define cause and effect. Discuss the importance of cause and effect in this book and give examples from the text.
Essay Topic 3
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.
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