Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 150 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 150 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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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. In the context of Chapter 5, what is making a mistake also known as?

2. What did Bonhoeffer say is a possible downside to listening, serving, and bearing that the ministry of proclaiming can help correct?

3. Based on what Bonhoeffer says in Chapter 4, which of the elements of personal devotional time that he described in Chapter 3 tie in with the ministry of bearing?

4. According to Bonhoeffer, what is the purpose and goal of confession?

5. Bonhoeffer says that confessing sin to another is ____________.

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Bonhoeffer believe that the cross destroys human pride at its root?

2. What, in Bonhoeffer's opinion, did one's learning to allow others to speak the Word of God (i.e. practice the ministry of proclaiming) allow a person to do?

3. In Chapter 4, what did Bonhoeffer say that members of a community need to pay attention to?

4. What is Bonhoeffer's objective in Chapter 4?

5. When discussing the ministry of authority in Chapter 4, what other ministries did Bonhoeffer say had to be in effect in order for genuine spiritual authority to be present?

6. In Chapter 3, what did Bonhoeffer say was one of the unhealthy ways to view fellowship? Why?

7. While discussing the various ministries, Bonhoeffer states once again that all members of a community experience sin. What did he specifically say, while discussing the ministry of bearing, about bearing with another in sin?

8. Likewise, how does Bonhoeffer describe personal prayer in Chapter 3?

9. What did Bonhoeffer say was the result of resisting weakening by giving in to sin in the day spent alone?

10. What, in Chapter 5, did Bonhoeffer say is the fullness of Christian fellowship in community?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What did Bonhoeffer say, in Chapter 5, are the two dangers present in hearing the confession of brothers? Support your answer with references from the text.

Essay Topic 2

In Chapter 2, what did Bonhoeffer describe as the three meanings of fellowship of the table? Support your statements with examples from the text.

Essay Topic 3

Compare and contrast Bonhoeffer's belief that Christians should bring peace with his actions in joining a plot to overthrow Hitler and in joining the Resistance movement against the Nazis. Were Bonhoeffer's actions in contradiction with his belief that Christians should bring peace? Why or why not?

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