Who Wrote the New Testament?: The Making of the Christian Myth Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Burton L. Mack
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 158 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Who Wrote the New Testament?: The Making of the Christian Myth Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 1: Clashing Cultures.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Mack claim the Jews had done since the time of David and Solomon?
(a) Recounted their original epic history to retain truth.
(b) Lied about their origins to gain social standing.
(c) Revised their epic history.
(d) Participated in social change.

2. What way did ethnic or cultural groups create small social units within the larger culture they found themselves in?
(a) They met in educational institutions.
(b) They created fellowships and associations.
(c) They worked with one another.
(d) They met in government.

3. Why does Mack state that people become silent when confronted with Biblical information?
(a) There is little public knowledge about the Bible.
(b) There is too much public knowledge about the Bible.
(c) People are afraid to be incorrect in their interpretations of the Bible.
(d) People have too much time invested in the study of the Bible.

4. What did early people think their society was based on?
(a) The model of the Jewish state.
(b) The model of the Church.
(c) The model of the gods.
(d) The model of the universe.

5. What concept was important to the Jewish temple-state, the Greek polis, and the Roman system of government?
(a) Virtue.
(b) Politics.
(c) Divinity.
(d) Law.

Short Answer Questions

1. When does Mack claim the books of the New Testament were written?

2. What does Mack claim is the link that gives the Christian Bible logic and force?

3. What does Carsten Thiede claim about the Magdalen fragments?

4. What does Mack claim about the authors of the sections in the New Testament?

5. What does Mack claim happens when a person brings in a Biblical position to an argument of social discussion?

(see the answer key)

This section contains 409 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Who Wrote the New Testament?: The Making of the Christian Myth Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Who Wrote the New Testament?: The Making of the Christian Myth from BookRags. (c)2018 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook