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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. Apparently over ___________ Jews died, according to Eusebius all over the Roman Empire.
2. Who was Bishop of Rome after Linus?
3. The Jews fought under _______, a bloodthirsty bandit, against their rulers.
4. First, Eusebius discusses how the apostles lived when?
5. Eusebius affirms the authorship of the Gospels and argues that the writers were _____________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What did the Jews do to the Christians?
2. What does the author say about Peter and Mark?
3. What does Eusebius say about Polycarp?
4. Who was Simon the Magus?
5. What happened under Claudius' reign? How was this predicted?
6. What were Christ's predictions that Eusebius said came to pass as He had foretold?
7. When was Christ recorded? How was this affirmed?
8. What does Eusebius first discuss in this chapter?
9. What does Eusebius affirm through Christ?
10. What did both Valentinus and Cerdo do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author discusses the Scriptures that are canonical.
Part 1) What Scriptures does the author describe as canonical? Why? What do they all have in common?
Part 2) Why are some Scriptures not canonical? Does the author give valid reasons? Why or why not?
Part 3) Do you believe it is possible that the Bible is incomplete? Could it also include inaccurate information? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
An issue regarding baptism is brought up.
Part 1) What is this issue? Who brings up this issue? Why is this issue brought up?
Part 2) Do you agree, regarding this issue? Why or why not? Would the Church today agree with you? Why or why not?
Part 3) What other issues are discussed in this book? How are they important? What issues exist in the Church today? Why?
Essay Topic 3
The Church is reestablished at the end of the book.
Part 1) Describe the reestablishing of the Church. How has this influenced the Church as we know it today?
Part 2) How has the Church evolved throughout the book? Does it still base itself in the teachings of the Bible? Why or why not?
Part 3) How has the Church changed from this point at the end of the book until today? Is it as strong? Why or why not? Is it relevant today? Why or why not? Is the Church needed today? Why or why not?
This section contains 825 words
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