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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. Christ warned against ________________.
2. Mirzo Husayn Ali was known as ______________.
3. Scientology promises to help the follower achieve well being in all but one of the following areas:
4. According to Dr. Milton Rokeach, how many levels are recognized in a belief system?
5. How can the cultist claim to agree with various quotes from the Bible?
Short Essay Questions
1. Do Jehovah's Witnesses believe that the return of Christ has occurred?
2. What is the appeal of the Unitarian Universalist Church?
3. How did Hubbard first promote his views regarding religion and psychology?
4. Exactly what is a cult?
5. What is the background of the Book of Mormon?
6. Explain how the cult takes concepts from the Bible out of context?
7. Who assumed control of the Christian Science Church after Mrs. Eddy's death?
8. Why are psychological factors important in the study of cults?
9. When do people become interested in Spiritism?
10. What does Scientology promise its followers?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Explain the difference between Christian and non-Christian cults.
Essay Topic 2
What would be the purpose and the value of a conference on cults? What could be gained by such a conference?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the cult of Spiritism and contact with the spirits. How would you feel about taking part in a seance? Who would you want to contact and why?
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