Bible Exam 3

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  1. Paul saw himself as one of the victors sent by god as part of the triumphal procession?
    T or F
    False
  2. The cynics were criticized for?
    Begging for money and telling rough jokes
  3. After leaving Ephesus, the Lord "opened a door" for the gospel in...
    Troas
  4. Unlike many of his Jewish friends, Paul did not seem to display an awareness of how craft Satan is?
    T or F
    False
  5. The "Roman triumph" was essentially a:
    huge parade
  6. After the Romans defeated Judea in the Jewish war, they set up in Rome...
    The arch of Titus
  7. The last part of the "Roman tiumph" was when...
    Prisoners were killed
  8. The Sophist generally were highly regarded in Paul's day?
    T or F
    False
  9. Paul was proud to be called a "peddler of the gospel"?
    T or F
    False
  10. Paul did not think that the Corinthian church had sufficiently punished the man who had attacked him on the "painful visit"?
    T or F
    False
  11. Paul called ____ a "ministry of death"
    The Mosaic Law
  12. Erastus was commended for?
    Laying pavement in Corinth
  13. The man who wore a "veil" was...
    Moses
  14. Although we know that Jews lived in Corinth, no evidence of a synagogue has been found in the city?
    T or F
    False
  15. The author in making application tells the story of a missionary in a ____ country.
    Hindu
  16. Although familiar to us today, letters of reference were almost unknown in Paul's day?
    T or F
    False
  17. Most mirrors in antiquity were made of polished metal and produced unclear images?
    T or F
    True
  18. The judgement seat in the forum at Corinth was called the...
    Bema
  19. Paul's emphasis on the "new covenant" was influenced by the OT prophet...
    Jeremiah
  20. Erastus in the famous "Erastus Inscription" in Corinth was...
    the "city treasurer"
  21. The prase "a tool that speaks" referred to...
    slaves
  22. the paradox of the Christian life is inner revewal in the midst of outer, physical decay?
    T or F
    True
  23. In some ways Paul and his colleagues, at least on the surface, looked like other itinerant preachers and philosophers?
    T or F
    True
  24. As far as we can tell, Corinth did not have an emperior cult?
    T or F
    False
  25. Mastema, Azael, Samael and "god" are other names for...
    Satan
  26. The first emperor to be deified as a "god" was...
    Julius Caesar
  27. The Christian ___ was burned at the stake for refusing to pay homage to the Roman gods and the Roman emperor.
    Polycarp
  28. Unlike many of the philosophers of his day, Paul is not negative about the physical body?
    T or F
    True
  29. The emperor Domitian was called...
    Lord and God
  30. Paul said that the gospel was contained in...
    Jars of clay
  31. Greek writers described the body as...
    A prison of the soul
  32. Paul compares the temporary nature of this physical body with a...
    Tent
  33. The phrase "new creation" was particular to Paul and unknow in Judaism?
    T or F
    False
  34. The most dazzling orators of Paul's day were the...
    Sophists
  35. The word "gymnasium" is related to the Greek word for...
    Naked
  36. The words, "I was not, I was, I am not, I care not" were found inscribed on....
    Grave markers
  37. As a general rule, nakedness did not bother Jews?
    T or F
    False
  38. The bema at Corinth was not only a place for judicial pronouncements, but also served as...
    A platform for public oration
  39. "Reconciliation" has its background in...
    Politics
  40. During the intermediate "naked state" the soul and/or spirit is temporarily separate from the body?
    T or F
    True
  41. In the Mediterranean world core values included...
    Honor and shame
  42. Since most homes in Corinth did not have much room, the ___ provided facilities for entertaining at dinner parties...
    temples
  43. The Roman god of war was...
    Mars
  44. Like others in the first century, Paul in his "hardship lists" stressed self reliance?
    T or F
    False
  45. Belial is another name for...
    Satan
  46. The "hardship catalogs" of Paul listing some of the hardship he endured were also common among the...
    Cynics and Stoics
  47. As far as we know, there was a temple of Aphrodite in Corinth, but not a temple of Apollo?
    T or F
    False
  48. The warning "not to be yoked with unbelievers" especially applied to christians in Corinth frequenting pagan temples?
    T or F
    True
  49. Paul in no way undermines the significance of the temple in Jerusalem?
    T or F
    False
  50. In the Roman army infantryman carried two of these...
    Medium lenght javelins
  51. Repentance is, the author says, mainly done only at the beginning of the Christian life?
    T or F
    False
  52. The god of healing was...
    Asclepius
  53. The ancient philosophy that stressed lack of emotion, feeling or attachment in life was...
    Stoicism
  54. The goddess of health was..
    Hygieia
  55. Worldy sorrow for sin is the same as repentance?
    T or F
    False
  56. This colleague and helper to Paul was a Greek, had traveled to Jerusalem with Paul and later was sent to Crete. Who is he?
    Titus
  57. One of Paul's Jewish contemporaries pictured repentance as...
    A beautiful angel
  58. Paul was very relieved at the treatment ___ received from the Corinthians after being sent to them.
    Titus
  59. In antiquity, the word "salvation" usually meant deliverance from calamity rather than eternal life?
    T or F
    True
  60. Candid speech was not favored in the ancient world between either friends or foes?
    T or F
    False
  61. The population of Corinth during Paul's day was about ___.
    100,000
  62. Some think that chapters 10-13 belong to an earlier letter because they are so negative?
    T or F
    True
  63. The Corinthians thought Paul was fickle because...
    he had changed his travel plans
  64. Paul's new opponents in Corinth had recently arrived from: (2nd Cor.)
    Judea
  65. The maximum number of guests that even large, elegant villas could hold at Corinth was about ___ persons:
    50 ppl
  66. The "god of oaths" among the ancients was...
    Zeus
  67. By the time 2 Corinthians was written most, if not all of the problems which are reflected in 1st Corinthians, had been settled?
    T or F
    False
  68. On the "painful visit" Paul made to Corinth he was...
    attacked by a member of the congregation
  69. The Corinthians appreciated Paul's willingness to make tents rather than accept their patronage?
    T or F
    False
  70. Paul says that the ___ was an "arrabon" or down payment in lieu of a full payment later on.
    Holy Spirit

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