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2nd Corinthians ch 8-13
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  1. Those chosen to accompany Paul to Jerusalem with the collection were selected by lot?
    T or F
    False
  2. One main lesson we can all learn from the sacrificial contribution to the collection many made is to...
    Be generous ourselves
  3. Paul's ministry in Macedonia began with...
    A vision while in Troas
  4. Paul's "theology of work" is...
    Share with those in need
  5. The author describes the reception of the famous Dio Chrysostom in a peasant village after he was...
    Shipwrecked
  6. Paul not only intended that the collection would help the poor Christians in Jerusalem, but also...
    Promote unity between Jewish and Gentile Christans

    Strengthen his Gentile mission

    (both A and B)
  7. One of Paul's favortie words for Christians, according to the author, is...
    Saint
  8. Roughly ___% of the populace in the first century lived at or below the subsistence level
    70%
  9. Economically, Paul described the Macedonian churches as...
    extremely poor
  10. Although equality is heralded in western nations in particular, it was virtually unheard of in Paul's time?
    T or F
    False
  11. The author of your textbook says that the Corinthian church was, as a whole, affluent?
    T or F
    False
  12. The goddess of agriculture and grain was especially popular among...
    The poor
  13. This member of the Corinthian church had a house big enough to accommodate all the Corinthian house churches at one time...
    Gaius
  14. The daughter of the goddess of grain, agriculture, and bountiful harvests was named ___ and had a temple dedicated both to her and her mother.
    Kore
  15. The local economy of Corinth was agriculturally based?
    T or F
    False
  16. The author of your textbook redefines tithing (the giving of 10%) to mean giving "in general" to support the work of the church?
    T or F
    True
  17. Phoebe was...
    A deaconess
  18. The goddess of grain, agriculture adn harvest was...
    Demeter
  19. Chloe sent servants or family members to...
    Ephesus
  20. The Corinthian church was wealthier than the Macedonian congregation?
    T or F
    True
  21. The Romans were particularly adept at ___ during war
    Siege tactics
  22. Paul's opponents said that while he was a powerful speaker, his letters were weak?
    T or F
    False
  23. One 2nd century description of Paul says he had...
    A small stature
  24. In chapter 10-13 Paul focuses on...
    Jewish-Christian opponents from outside
  25. "Ballista" is another name for...
    Large stones
  26. Although Paul was bothered by Sophists in other places, evidently they were no problem in Corinth?
    T or F
    False
  27. Manual labor was not held in high honor in antiquity?
    T or F
    True
  28. Paul uses war imagery just as does the...
    Stoics and Cynics

    (both B and C)
  29. God-fearers were Gentile converts to Judaism?
    T or F
    False
  30. One of the most prominent images of Jesus in the New Testament, as well as in the later literature, is that of the...
    Lamb
  31. Paul usually booked passage on merchant ships since passenger ships did not exist in his day?
    T or F
    True
  32. The Odeum at Corinth was donated by a wealthy...
    Sophist
  33. The Roman "lictors" used rode made of ___ to beat their prisoners.
    Wood
  34. From what we know about the opponents at Corinth they are...
    • Jewish
    • Claiming to be apostles
    • Relishing oratory

    (all of the above)
  35. Paul pictures himself as the "Father of the bride"?
    T or F
    True
  36. Paul condemns boasting by his opponents but ultimately has to resort to it himself?
    T or F
    True
  37. The average Roman pagan would have been familiar with the major characters and stories in Jewish scriptures?
    T or F
    True
  38. The Cynic philosophers had a reputation for kindness and tact when advancing their views?
    T or F
    False
  39. Part of the problem in Corinth is that Paul is being compared to polished, professional orators and found to be inadequate?
    T or F
    True
  40. For Paul to refuse financial support from the Corinthians was the same as...
    Rejecting their friendship
  41. Paul says that he had a special religious experience and it happened ___ years before.
    14
  42. After Paul went to the 3rd heaven, he described what he saw in extremely full detail?
    T or F
    False
  43. The author of the text says that Paul's "thorn in the flesh" was epilepsy?
    T or F
    False
  44. Jewish literature refers not only to 1, 3, 5, and 7 heavens but also to as many as ___ heavens.
    955
  45. The term "super-apostles" refers to...
    Paul's opponents in Corinth
  46. Some at Corinth thought Paul was stealing some of the funds he was collecting for Jerusalem?
    T or F
    True
  47. Paul's key affirmation in 2nd Corinthians that crystallizes the argument in chapters 10-13 is the paradox that...
    God works best through suffering and weakness
  48. The author says that all of the items in Paul's "vice list" were taking place in Corinth?
    T or F
    True
  49. Paul is preparing to make another visit to Corinth. It will be his ___ visit.
    3rd
  50. Evidently, Paul did not do any "miraculous deeds" in Corinth although he did in other places?
    T or F
    True
  51. About a generation after Paul's Corinthian letters, ___ wrote to the Corinthian church about some of the same problems Paul did.
    Clement
  52. The author says that those crucified did not die from the wounds inflicted during the process, but from "exhaustion or suffocation"?
    T or F
    True
  53. The half-mortal, half-divine mythic hero named ___ descended to the underworld and brought back a watchdog named Cerberus.
    Hercules
  54. According to the author, crucified victims were nailed to the cross through their wrists?
    T or F
    True
  55. An old farmer, after meeting a friend in the city, learned after being laughed at by bystanders that...
    they do not kiss (even old friends) in the city
  56. Roman citizens were regularly crucified, especially those who had cheated in the business deals?
    T or F
    False
  57. Paul has a fully developed, fully fleshed out doctrin of the Trinity in 2 Corinthians?
    T or F
    False
  58. The idea of having two or three witnesses as Paul advised (when he comes back to Corinth) is based on the pagan principle of "fair and balanced" lawsuits?
    T or F
    False

    based on OT law
  59. Anyone in Paul's day who claimed to be a "spokesman for the divine" was expected to be...
    an orator
  60. Recently, archaeologists found the ___ of a crucified man near Jerusalem.
    heel bone

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