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Philip Yancey
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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. What do the Essenes believe in?
(a) Essence of spirit came from drinking no water.
(b) Poetry, painting, and basket weaving.
(c) Dionysian festivals of drunken merrymaking.
(d) Pacificism, purity, and seperatation from society.

2. What is the name of the former mouth piece of the Community Party?
(a) Red Forever.
(b) Pravda.
(c) Russia Today.
(d) Brothers and Sisters Unite.

3. Who are the 'Jesus freaks' referred to in Chapter 1?
(a) Roman Catholic nuns.
(b) Mentally ill patients.
(c) Unkempt, disheveled radicals.
(d) Middle class white collar workers.

4. What is the outcome of a betrothed woman committing adultery in Jesus's day?
(a) It was not a problem.
(b) No communion for a month.
(c) Sent to Egypt.
(d) Death by stoning.

5. What does Ivan Karamazov write?
(a) "The Grand Inquisitor" poem.
(b) The Brothers Karamozov.
(c) Fifth symphony in Bflat.
(d) Jesus, Son of God.

Short Answer Questions

1. In the middle ages, what do many Christians believe Jesus suffered from?

2. How many people are killed in the earthquake of 31 B.C. in Palestine?

3. How does Albert Schweitzer interpret the Sermon on the Mount?

4. What type of Messiah is Jesus?

5. How old was Tolstoy when he wrote Resurrection?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Jesus recommend as a punishment for lustful thinking?

2. How does the gospel of Matthew open and what is the importance of that?

3. What does Jesus change about the way people worship?

4. Why does Yancey start Chapter 5 with a quote from Napoleon?

5. What does Yancey say the Communist party had trouble with?

6. What may Satan have taken away from the confrontation with Jesus in the wilderness?

7. What is Yancey's purpose in writing The Jesus I Thought I Knew?

8. What are the three levels of the Beatitudes in Chapter 6?

9. What does Yancey discover as he begins to study the Jesus of the Gospels?

10. What is Jacob Neuser's primary objection to Jesus?

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