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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Whom were the apostles accountable to?
2. What did Jesus tell his followers to sacrifice?
3. According to Sanders, a man who divorces and remarries is considered what?
4. The meaning of what title has changed greatly since Jesus' time?
5. What kind of life did Jesus say the apostles would have in return for their sacrifice?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain why the date of Jesus' birth is controversial. Why is it so difficult to determine when he was actually born? What are the differing beliefs? What does Sanders seem to accept as the most accurate date? Why?
Essay Topic 2
How did Jesus go about his ministry? What methods did he use to spread his message? How did he teach? What significance is there in the location Jesus chose to work in?
Essay Topic 3
What is meant by the "Kingdom of God?" Why is it difficult to come up with a definite definition of this phrase? What does Sanders say are the two things that are known for certain about the Kingdom?
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