World Religions Today - Chapter 4

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Question 1:


a) 7 days
b) 3 days
c) 40 days
d) 19 days

Question 2:


a) 72.4 per cent
b) 33.9 per cent
c) 82.1 per cent
d) 27.2 per cent

Question 3:


a) Anglican, Presbyterian, and Methodist
b) Catholic, Episcopal, and Congregationalist
c) Evangelical Protestant, Methodist, and Baptist
d) Methodist, Congregationalists, and Presbyterians

Question 4:


a) publicly calling upon non-Christians to convert
b) teaching evolution in a public school
c) refusing to recite the pledge of allegiance due to its religious content
d) refusing to allow his child to receive education about non-Christian faiths

Question 5:


a) shepherd
b) rabbi
c) fisherman
d) carpenter

Question 6:


a) the Jews, for being an enemy of God
b) the Romans, for being an enemy of the state
c) moneylenders, for interfering in business matters
d) the Senate, for declaring himself President

Question 7:


a) righteous
b) all-knowing
c) victorious
d) loving

Question 8:


a) it occurred without Mary engaging in sexual relations
b) because Mary felt no pain during birth
c) because Mary continued to have menstruation during pregnancy
d) it occurred before Mary was wed to Joseph

Question 9:


a) the declaration of papal infallibility
b) the ordination of the first female priest
c) the declaration that one could pay a fine to wipe away one’s sins
d) the separation of Church and state under King Henry the VIII

Question 10:


a) Hutterites
b) Mennonites
c) Amish
d) All of the above.

Question 11:


a) it would be easier for more members of the movement to immigrate to Canada than to the US
b) Canada unconditionally exempted members of the movement from military service
c) land was relatively cheap in Canada, which would allow communities to obtain more property
d) Canada would play a specific role in the coming of the Messiah

Question 12:


a) 20 per cent
b) 70 per cent
c) 10 per cent
d) 39 per cent

Question 13:


a) The German scientific ideal of scholarship
b) The American Social Gospel ideal of scholarship
c) The Liberal Catholic ideal of scholarship
d) Darwinian theories

Question 14:


a) modernized Church facilities
b) shored up the Church’s anti-modernist teachings
c) reaffirmed Thomistic theology as the basis of all Catholic teaching
d) expressed a new openness to modern trends and ideas

Question 15:


a) Matthew
b) Luke
c) John
d) Mark

Question 16:


a) Baptism
b) Communion
c) Extreme unction
d) Ordination

Question 17:


a) the Middle Ages War
b) the Crusades
c) the Medieval War
d) God’s Righteous War

Question 18:


a) Church attendance
b) the circumcision of gentiles
c) the apocalypse
d) the bar mitzvah

Question 19:


a) The City of God should dominate over the City of Humanity.
b) The City of Humanity should dominate over the city of God.
c) The City of Humanity and the City of God should work together to transform the world into a Christian one.
d) The emperor always has the final say over the Church.

Question 20:


a) orthopraxy rather than orthodoxy
b) to act in harmony with the will of God through dying and rising with Christ
c) find harmony and balance with the laws of nature
d) learn from history

Question 21:


a) the Archbishop of Canterbury, in order to localize church power
b) the Cardinal of London, in order to punish the Church for slighting him
c) Lord Stuart, so that he might appoint clergy to declare him king
d) King Henry the VIII, so that he could get divorced

Question 22:


a) accept those denominations that expressed some allegiance to the Pope
b) reinforce the absolute power of the Pope and make the theology of Aquinas normative for the church
c) adopt Avicenna’s response to the conflict between reason and religion as a way of responding to the threat of modernity
d) declare Martin Luther the Cardinal of Lausanne

Question 23:


a) ‘God is dead’.
b) Science had ‘stormed the throne of heaven’.
c) He had ‘no need of God’ to explain the world scientifically.
d) Science would never be able to ‘minister to the soul like faith’.

Question 24:


a) Marriage
b) Penance of Lent
c) Communion
d) Unction

Question 25:


a) The church was God’s gift to this world to help Christians.
b) The church was a caring mother who protected her children.
c) The church was founded by Jesus Christ.
d) The chief clergy of each church manifested the divinity of Christ during Mass.

Question 26:


a) was identical to the church
b) is guided by selfless love
c) must come to govern over the City of Humanity
d) must carry out war against the City of Humanity for the sake of God

Question 27:


a) his recognition of the corrupting influence of sex
b) his confrontation as a teenager with the reality of death
c) his growing desire for wisdom in his later teens
d) his understanding of the greed stimulated by material possessions

Question 28:


a) God never existed except as a human invention
b) Darwin’s theories had to be rejected
c) modernity and faith in God could be reconciled
d) it is necessary for each person to make a ‘leap of faith’ towards God

Question 29:


a) the founder of the Protestant Church in Canada
b) the first Catholic Canadian senator
c) an important architect who contributed to the style of Canadian churches in Ontario and Quebec
d) an important early evangelist and itinerant preacher who led revival meetings across the Maritimes

Question 30:


a) suggested that God was in fact the foundation of the social order
b) suggested that humanity had invented gods to make the ways of life of various cultures seem sacred
c) argued that a belief in God was a foundation of the state
d) withdrew from the controversy because religion was outside the disciplinary boundaries of social science

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