Saints and Sinners, Past and Present

Rev. Jayasheelan - July 27, 2017 - The Bible Q&A Study /

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Select one answer for each question:

  1. He is called the “Father of Church History” and he wrote a biography of Constantine the Great:
  • a Athanasius,
  • b. Augustine of Hippo,
  • c. Jerome,
  • d. Eusebius of Caesarea

2. What was the purpose of the Edict of Milan, which was issued by Constantine The Great in A. D. 313?

  • a. to move the capital from Rome to Byzantium and rename it Constantinople,
  • b. to establish the New Testament Canon,
  • c. to legalize Christianity in the Roman Empire,
  • d. to mandate that all Roman citizens had to become Christians. – to legalize Christianity in the Roman Empire

3. His autobiography, Confessions, is a classic account of a conversion from paganism to Christianity:

  • a Augustine of Hippo,
  • b. Thomas Aquinas,
  • c. Thomas A. Kempis,
  • d. C.S. Lewis. – Augustine of Hippo

4. Whose Latin Translation of the Bible was called the Vulgate?

  • a. Eusebius of Caesarea,
  • b. Jerome,
  • c. Martin Luther,
  • d. Erasmus.- Jerome

5. The result of the Great Schism of 1054 was:

  • a. the establishment of Protestantism,
  • b. the separation of Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox church
  • c. that two competing popes excommunicated each other,
  • d. the separation of the Church of England from the Roman Catholic church. – the separation of the Roman Catholic church and the Eastern Orthodox church

6. What was the purpose of Crusades?

  • a. to consolidate the power of the Holy Roman Empire,
  • b. to allow Germany to adopt Protestantism,
  • c. to wrest control of Holy Land from the Muslims,
  • d. to stop the Muslims from advancing into Europe.

7. This archbishop of Canterbury was murdered in the Cathedral in 1170 because he resisted King Henry II’s attempts to limit the authority the church:

  • a Augustine of Cattery,
  • b. Thomas a Becket,
  • c. Thomas Akempis,
  • d. Girolamo Savonarola.

8. This Czech reformer attacked abuses in the church a century before the start of the Protestant Reformation.

  • a John Wycliffe,
  • b. Peter Waldo,
  • c. Ulrich Zwingli,
  • d. John Hus – John Hus

9. This Reformer announced his disagreements with the Roman authorities in the church by posting: his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the castle church in Witten berg:

  • a. William Tyndale,
  • b. John Calvin,
  • c. Martin Luther,
  • d. Ulrich Zwingli.

10. Which British monarch established the Church of England?

  • a. King Henry II,
  • b. King Henry VIII,
  • c. Queen Elizabeth I,
  • d. King James I.

11. Which of the following was not a Martyr?

  • a. William Tyndale,
  • b. Thomas More,
  • c. Girolamo Savonarola,
  • d. Thomas de Torquemada.

12. He was a leader of the Reformation in Switzerland and the author of Institutes of the Christian Religion:

  • a. John Calvin,
  • b. Martin Luther,
  • c. John Knox,
  • d. John Hus.

13. This sixteenth- century movement denounced Infant Baptism and accepted only the Baptism of those old enough to understand the meaning of faith:

  • a. Methodism,
  • b. Anabaptist Movement,
  • c. Great Awakening,
  • d. Southern Baptist Convention.

14. Who was one of founders of Methodism?

  • a. John Knox,
  • b. John Wesley,
  • c. John Calvin,
  • d. Thomas Cranmer.

15. Which Pioneer missionary founded the China Inland Mission in 1866?

  • a. David Livingstone,
  • b. William Carey,
  • c. J. Hudson Taylor,
  • d. Mother Teresa.

16. A conservative theological movement that arose early in the twentieth century; among other essentials, it stressed the inerrancy of Scripture:

  • a. Great Awakening,
  • b. Neoorthodoxy,
  • c. Methodism,
  • d. Fundamentalism.

17. The twentieth-century movement that emphasizes baptism in the Holy Spirit as an individual experience:

  • a. Pentecostalism,
  • b. Lutheranism,
  • c. Arminianism,
  • d. Anabaptist Movement.

18. Dietrich Bonheoffer is best known for.

  • a. his role in the development of Neoorthodoxy,
  • b. helping Martin Luther establish the Lutheran church,
  • c. speaking out against Hitler and the Nazis during World War II,
  • d. his role in the Ecumenical movement.

19. A twentieth – century Evangelist who has preached to millions of people:

  • a. George Whitefield,
  • b. Billy Graham,
  • c. Martin Luther,
  • d. Karl Barth.

20. Who was elected Pope in 1978 ?

  • a. Pius XII,
  • b. John XXIII,
  • c. Paul VI,
  • d. John Paul II.