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Unit 8 Religion Test
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What is the most significant difference between God's covenant with Abraham and the great flood as solutions to the problem of sin in the world?
The covenant in voluntary and respects human free will, whereas the flood was forced
The core mission of the church is to continue the building up of __________ until it includes the whole world
The Kingdom of God
What important new aid did Jesus give the Church assist it in its mission?
The Holy Spirit
The blending of beliefs and practices from multiple religions is called
Early Christian worship was most often centered on
The celebration of the Eucharist
When the Early Christians met for worship, they most often gathered in
What was "the cult of the emperor"?
The Roman practice of worshipping the emperor as a god
Which of the following was NOT a trait of life in ancient Roman cities?
Abundant clean water for drinking
The average life expectancy of those who lives in Greco-Roman cities was
Which of the following is the best example of a martyr of charity?
A Christian who cares for the sick, but dies after contracting the disease himself
Which of the following was NOT a disaster frequently faced by Greco-Roman cities?
Which of the following is the best example of a secondary convert?
A roman child who converted to christianity because her parents did
New believers who were in the process of preparing for baptism were known as
Greco-Roman religion primarily focused on
Sacrifices and rituals
Which of the following statements is most accurate with regard to the male-female ratio in the Roman Empire and in the early Church?
The Church has a surplus of women, whereas the empire had a surplus of men
Judaism rejected every God but its own. Why did the Romans officially tolerate Judaism if it was so exclusive?
Judaism was very old, and the Romans gad great respect for ancient things
Which of the following statements best describes how christianity compared to the surrounding Greco-Roman culture with respect to charity?
The christians were widely noted to have provided charity that far exceeded the pagans
The Christian practice of the Eucharist frequently led to people accusing Christians of
Which of the following practices was NOT forbidden of discouraged by the church?
People found Greco-Roman religion unsatisfying for all of the following reasons except
One was only allowed to worship the gods of Rome and not any of the eastern gods that were becoming
The early church consistently taught that
Christians could not be soldiers and could not participate in war
Which of the following was NOT one of the ways that Christians made city life more tolerable?
The church prevent riots by keeping ethnic groups separate from one another
Christian families were characterized by all of the following except
Marriages of daughters at a young aged to protect their sexual virtue
True or False? The Greco-Roman gods demanded that people act lovingly towards one another
True or False? In most places in the Roman Empire, on wad required to worship the gods on one's local city or town
True or False? During the deadly epidemics that swept through the Roman Empire, Christians avoided becoming sick by retreating to underground catacombs away from those who were ill
True of False? Women in the early church were given more positions of authority and responsibility than in the broader Greco-Roman culture
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