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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 Yancey say about human preoccupation with the "end times"?
2. What is the feeling of the resurrection stories in the Bible?
3. What was Jesus's first miracle?
4. What does Jesus say when Pilate asks him if he is the King of the Jews?
5. Who wrote the Japanese novel Silence?
Short Essay Questions
1. Does Yancey think Jesus wanted to leave?
2. What does Yancey notice about the last parables that Jesus tells?
3. Why was Jesus's attitude towards women so revolutionary?
4. When Yancey's kitten is killed, what does he, the child, learn?
5. What does Yancey say about how Easter affects who Jesus is for us?
6. What event of the Last Supper startles Yancey?
7. What did Jesus mean by the Kingdom of God?
8. What does Yancey note about the end times?
9. What is the ultimate portrait of Jesus that Yancey comes up with?
10. What was Jesus's first miracle?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What are the two reasons Yancey gives for Jesus investing so much in the 12 disciples? What is Jesus revealing about himself in his choice and commitment to his disciples?
Essay Topic 2
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 3
Ultimately, what for Yancey is the difference that Jesus makes? Using Chapter 14, trace out the primary strain of hope that Yancey so profoundly connects to in Jesus. What is Yancey's final understanding of who Jesus is?
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