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Sue Monk Kidd
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Christian communities continue to accept the Letter of __________ as proof that women are to be silenced.
(a) Thomas.
(b) Mark.
(c) Paul.
(d) Timothy.

2. What emotion does the Church seem to equate with sin, according to Sue's experience and research?
(a) Happiness.
(b) Anger.
(c) Sadness.
(d) Ecstasy.

3. What did Sue write about in the first fictional story she ever wrote? A story about a woman who _________ nearly every night.
(a) Died.
(b) Cried in her sleep.
(c) Walked in her sleep.
(d) Dreamt.

4. Who was called the second in creation and the first to sin in the teachings of Sue's Baptist upbringing?
(a) Eve.
(b) Lilith.
(c) Mary.
(d) Adam.

5. Sue wants to know why _________ put enmity between Eve and her Feminine Source.
(a) The President.
(b) Priests.
(c) Rabbis.
(d) Yahweh.

Short Answer Questions

1. Sue believes that the story of Eden is one that created ___________ geography in the world.

2. What happens to Sue as she is talking to Sandy about the emotions coming up for her?

3. The patriarchy seems to consider and accept _______ and dependence as being natural states of being.

4. What does Sue decide to burn when she makes a ritual for the way she is going to let go of her feminine wound?

5. When a women refrains from anger, as she is supposed to do, she might end up taking refuge in _____________.

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Sue find happens to girls as they grow older and they enter into their adolescence?

2. What does Sue do in order to symbolically cast away the old when she realizes she needs to get rid of her assumptions?

3. What is Sue's daughter doing when the two men begin to make insulting comments to her in the opening pages of the book?

4. What is the story that Sue's friend Betty shares with her about how a family teaches their children about the river?

5. How does Sue feel that the scriptures in the Church are explained away, reducing the power of females?

6. What does the Bible seem to say about the way in which women are made for men? What are they meant to do in their lives in service of men?

7. Does Sue ever find a discussion of a time when women were considered to be equal to men in theological studies?

8. How does Sue define her state of being an Unambiguous Woman? What does this mean she does in relation to men?

9. What is the role of women according to television and movies, according to Sue's findings?

10. Why does Sue have troubles talking with God about her problems in life?

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