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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. Domnus then replaced Paul. How did Paul respond?
2. Maximan and Maxentius made an alliance and devoted themselves to ____________.
3. According to Eusebius, did human initiative bring this change about?
4. How does Eusebius open this chapter?
5. Maxentius ordered the Christian persecutions to _______ when he was Emperor.
Short Essay Questions
1. How was peace restored?
2. What happened when persecutions ended?
3. How did Origen influence the church?
4. What did Constantine and his son, Crispus, do?
5. Why did Licinius do this?
6. Why did Dionysius write a letter to Stephen?
7. What are the ordinances from Constantine and Licinius?
8. What broke out?
9. What happened to Decius and his sons?
10. What is said about narcissus?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Philo was a great scholar.
Part 1) Describe Philo. How was he a great scholar? How did Christianity benefit from him?
Part 2) Name two other men who benefited Christianity? How did Christianity benefit from them?
Part 3) How was philosophy important to Christians in this book? Is it still important today? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 2
Licinius went the way of Maxentius and Maximin.
Part 1) Who was Licinius? How did he go the way of Maxentius and Maximin? What led to this?
Part 2) How does the author prove that Licinius' actions were wrong? Would you agree? Why or why not?
Part 3) How do people today act like these men? What leads to this sort of behavior?
Essay Topic 3
Nero became insane.
Part 1) Describe Nero and his reign. What was his opinion regarding Christians? How might he have come to this opinion?
Part 2) How did he go insane? How did this affect those under him? How different might his reign have been if he were not crazy?
Part 3) How important and influential are rulers today, regarding the world's religions? Explain.
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