Bible exam 1

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1st Corinthians ch 1-7
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  1. The geographer Strabo provides several of the earliest descriptions of the Roman colony at Corinth?
    T or F
    True
  2. The Greek word for church, ekklesia, derives from what sphere?
    Political
  3. Cephas is the Aramaic name for ___
    Peter
  4. The god associated with the sea and earthquake was
    Poseidon
  5. Paul said that the Jews demand signs and that the Greeks look for...
    Wisdom
  6. This temple has a thousand temple-slaves and courtesans...
    Aphrodite
  7. In Paul's time the basic culture of Corinth was mainly Greek?
    T or F
    False
  8. The problem of division in the Corinthian church was first made known to Paul by...
    Those of Chloe
  9. Paul's work in Corinth led to the conversion of the poor and none of the elite of Corinthian society accepted the gospel?
    T or F
    False
  10. Corinth was destroyed by the Romans and rebuilt by...
    Julius Caesar
  11. Paul followed the same strategy at Corinth as other public speakers?
    T or F
    False
  12. The "Father of ancient rhetoric" was...
    Aristotle
  13. According to Paul, Christian preachers should not use persuasion in winning people to Christ?
    T or F
    True
  14. Which of the following words was especially loved by the Corinthians?
    Wisdom
  15. Public speaking or oratory had little to do with the issues lying behind 1st Corinthians?
    T or F
    False
  16. Evidentaly, Paul's preaching style was favored by the Corinthians?
    T or F
    False
  17. When public speakers -- Sophists and orators -- arrived in an ancient city they usually tried to divert attention away from themselves?
    T or F
    False
  18. Paul says that he came to the Corinthians with a great deal of self-confidence and boldness?
    T or F
    False
  19. Paul rarely changes or adapts the words of the OT and usually gives a precise citation of the OT texts?
    T or F
    False
  20. The phrase "we speak" we used by Paul three times in this chapter to underline...
    His authority
  21. Paul sent Timothy and ___ to Macedonia.
    Erastus
  22. The word "diakonos" is a favorite word of Paul meaning...
    Servant
  23. "Master of the Universe" was another name for...
    The Emperor
  24. The "oikonomos" was a person who...
    Took care of the property of an absentee landlord
  25. The person who accompanied children of wealthy families to school was called a...
    Guardian
  26. Generally physical labor, working with the hands, was appreciated by the social elite in Corinth?
    T or F
    False
  27. The deity Cybele was worshipped not in human form but in the form of a...
    Rock
  28. Paul says the Corinthians should imitate...
    Himself
  29. The author of your text thinks it is OK in modern society to view ministers as "employees" rather than as servants?
    T or F
    False
  30. Professional orators in the ancient world rarely got rich or had high status?
    T or F
    False
  31. Paul nails down his advice about this situation in chapter 5 by appealing to...
    The Law of Moses
  32. The statement "handing the man over to Satan" probably means that...
    He would be disfellowshipped
  33. Sexual relationships between a man and his stepmother were forbidden by Jewish law, but not by Roman law?
    T or F
    False
  34. The Corinthian Christians thought that Paul wanted them to cut themselves off from the world?
    T or F
    True
  35. It is strongly suggested that the man involved in the sexual case in chapter 5 was...
    The patron of the church
  36. The Greek word "porneia" is associated with prostitution but can include homosexual acts?
    T or F
    True
  37. Paul does not want the Corinthian church to settle the problem of sexual immorality in the church but insists on dealing with it himself?
    T or F
    False
  38. The reference to "leaven" has to do with...
    Evil permeating the church
  39. People at Corinth who were disfellowshipped could eat common meals with other Christians but not the Lord's Supper?
    T or F
    False
  40. Paul forbids association with...
    Sexually immoral people
  41. In Roman Corinth, criminal cases were heard by...
    The governor
  42. Paul condemns as sinful both homosexual and heterosexual sins?
    T or F
    True
  43. Paul steers away from "shaming" the Corinthians?
    T or F
    False
  44. The disputes between the Corinthian Christians were apparently more of the civil type than the criminal?
    T or F
    True
  45. There is no hint from Paul that the judicial system in Corinth was corrupt?
    T or F
    False
  46. The word "ekklesia" translated "church" was the same term used for...
    Political or secular gatherings
  47. Platonic philosophy essentially...
    Separated the soul from the body
  48. Roman law allowed people from the lower classes to take their "superiors" to court?
    T or F
    False
  49. Roman law allowed homosexual acts under any circumstances without penalty?
    T or F
    False
  50. Paul says that the Christian's body is...
    A temple of the Holy Spirit
  51. The "present crisis" in Corinth is said by the author to involve...
    Food shortages
  52. Paul says that singleness is...
    A gift from God
  53. In ancient society, promiscuity by married males was unacceptable?
    T or F
    False
  54. Paul advised that a person married to a non-Christian should divorce, as was the custom under the OT law, even if the unbeliever wanted to remain in the marriage?
    T or F
    False
  55. In the ancient world, the surgical procedure known as "epispasm" had to do with...
    Reversal of circumcision
  56. Those who sold themselves into slavery could never hope to attain freedom or a higher status?
    T or F
    False
  57. Paul, in contrast to Roman norms, stressed mutuality of relations in marriage?
    T or F
    True
  58. Those who are widows are instructed by Paul...
    To marry only Christians
  59. Paul argues that sexual relations in marriage should cease because of the "present crisis"?
    T or F
    False
  60. If Christians separate from their mates they are to...
    Remain unmarried
  61. Paul said that ___ watered the seed after he planted it, while God gave the increase.
    Apollos
  62. The Corinthian Christians humbly described themselves as immature, but Paul thought the opposite?
    T or F
    False
  63. Paul says that true Christian ministers are to be highly respected and well cared for by the church?
    T or F
    False
  64. When Paul talks about "foundations" and Christians as "God's field" his main point has to do with...
    how to build up the church at Corinth
  65. Those who bestowed gifts to the city and built public buildings were called...
    benefactors
  66. Paul says that soe "boasting" is OK?
    T or F
    True
  67. The "day" that reveals how we build is a reference to...
    the day of judgment
  68. The very special thing about Christians being "God's temple" is that...
    the Holy Spirit lives in them
  69. Paul mentions again a Christian leader said to be a rallying point of some Corinthians leading to division...
    Apollos
  70. In Corinthians, Paul rarely quotes from the OT, indicating that he is writing to Gentiles only and not to Jews?
    T or F
    False

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