The Jesus I Never Knew Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Philip Yancey
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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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. What does the word "gospel" mean?

2. What does the Gospel of Mark say about why Jesus chose the Twelve?

3. What is the name of the former mouth piece of the Community Party?

4. What does Jesus refuse to do with Satan?

5. Who is the treasurer for Jesus's disciples?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Yancey object to in sentimental Christmas card portrayals of Jesus?

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

3. What does Jesus say about the woman who comes into the respectable house of Simon and wipes Jesus's feet with her hair?

4. Who is the only named person in Jesus's parables?

5. What were the Maccabeans fighting against?

6. What did Jesus look like?

7. What does Henri Nouwen do that is so unusual?

8. What is unusual about leprosy patients and their illness?

9. What did Mother Teresa say about what she tried to provide for the ill?

10. What is the ultimate portrait of Jesus that Yancey comes up with?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

What in the Pharisee-influenced world that Jesus lived in did he stand against? Why was he so radical in terms of his own present day religious climate?

Essay Topic 2

What are the psychological realities within the teachings of the Beatitudes? Describe them and why Yancey believes they are so profound.

Essay Topic 3

What is Yancey's theory about why the historical figure of Jesus has been changed by various cultures and groups to represent very different images? How and why did this happen over time?

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