Prologue: The Mystique of Sacred Scripture
1. Why does Mack claim groups are forming outside the boundaries of religion to study the Bible?
(a) They hope to discover fundamental truths from the past.
(b) They hope to find solutions to political issues.
(c) They hope to find their faith.
(d) They hope to find salvation.
2. Why does Mack claim the Bible is constantly consulted?
(a) It is important to our politicians.
(b) People require it for their faith.
(c) It is the only book of God.
(d) It is highly important to religious institutions.
3. Why does Mack claim Columbus studied the Bible?
(a) To strengthen his faith.
(b) To teach his men of its teachings.
(c) To teach the natives of Jesus.
(d) To plan his voyages.
4. What was contained in the "Jefferson Bible"?
(a) Only the sections prior to the New Testament.
(b) Only the teachings of Jesus.
(c) Only the creation myths.
(d) Only the Books of the Prophets.
5. What does the term Judeo-Christian mean?
(a) Temple tradition.
(b) Common tradition.
(c) Local tradition.
(d) Biblical tradition.
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