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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. The way to escape the sorrow of life is to _____________________________.
2. Who is the founder of the Mormon faith?
3. Isolationism is a ________________________.
4. Which is not a term that refers to the ruling structure of the Mormon Church?
5. The Watchtower uses term switching in regards to ________________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the effect of the new vocabulary on the dialogue between cultist and traditional Christian.
2. Exactly what is a cult?
3. Do Jehovah's Witnesses believe that the return of Christ has occurred?
4. What was common to the writings of Mary Baker Eddy?
5. Does Theosophy accept the major Christian doctrines?
6. How has the new vocabulary affected cults?
7. What distinguishes Unitarians from orthodox Christianity?
8. What is the danger of cults?
9. What is the basic view of the Theosophist?
10. Explain how the cult takes concepts from the Bible out of context?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What cult did you find the most interesting? Are the interesting aspects of this cult reflected in any more mainstream religion? What is the difference between them?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the value of mail order religion. Is religion conducted through the mail and media providing the same kind of experience as religion with a formal meeting place?
Essay Topic 3
Select the cult that you find most interesting. Explain the major beliefs of the cult and describe what you think your life would be like if you were a member of this cult.
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