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 find salvation.
(b) They hope to find solutions to political issues.
(c) They hope to discover fundamental truths from the past.
(d) They hope to find their faith.
2. Why does Mack claim the Bible is constantly consulted?
(a) People require it for their faith.
(b) It is important to our politicians.
(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 teach his men of its teachings.
(b) To teach the natives of Jesus.
(c) To plan his voyages.
(d) To strengthen his faith.
4. What was contained in the "Jefferson Bible"?
(a) Only the creation myths.
(b) Only the teachings of Jesus.
(c) Only the Books of the Prophets.
(d) Only the sections prior to the New Testament.
5. What does the term Judeo-Christian mean?
(a) Temple tradition.
(b) Biblical tradition.
(c) Local tradition.
(d) Common tradition.
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