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Book 1 · Vintage Jesus Book1      Test Questions    
  Chapter1. Is Jesus the Only God

  Chapter2. How Human Was Jesus

  Chapter3. How Did People Know Jesus Was Coming

  Chapter4. Why Did Jesus Come to Earth

  Chapter5. Why Did Jesus’ Mom Need to Be a Virgin

  Chapter6. What Did Jesus Accomplish on the Cross

  Chapter7. Did Jesus Rise from Death

  Chapter8. Where Is Jesus Today

  Chapter9. Why Should We Worship Jesus

  Chapter10. What Makes Jesus Superior to Other Saviors

  Chapter11. What Difference Has Jesus Made in History

  Chapter12. What Will Jesus Do upon His Return

   

Book 2 · Christianity in the First Three Centuries Book2      Test Questions      

  Book I. Introductory
   Chapter1. Judaism: Its Diffusion and Limits

   Chapter2. The External Conditions of the World-wide Expansion of the Christian Religion

   Chapter3. The Internal Conditions Determining the World-wide Expansion of the Christian Religion

   Chapter4. Jesus Christ and the Universal Mission

   Chapter5. The Transition from the Jewish to the Gentile Mission

   Chapter6. Results of the Mission of Paul and of the First Missionaries

Book II. The Mission—Preaching in Word and Deed
   Chapter1. Religious Characteristics of the Mission-Preaching

   Chapter2.The Gospel of the Saviour and of Salvation
   Chapter3. The Conflict with Demons
   Chapter4. The Gospel of Love and Charity

   Chapter5. The Religion of the Spirit and of Power, of Moral Earnestness and Holiness

   Chapter6. The Religion of Authority and of Reason, of the Mysteries and of Transcendentalism

   Chapter7. The Tidings of the New People and of the Third Race: The Historical and Political Consciousness of Christiandom

   Chapter8. The Religion of a Book and a Historical Realization

   Chapter9. The Conflict with Polytheism and Idolatry

Epilogue. Christianity in its Completed Form as Syncretistic Religion

Book III. The Missionaries: The Methods of the Mission and the Counter-movements

   Chapter1. The Christian Missionaries (Apostles, Evangelists, and Prophets
or Teachers: The Informal Missionaries)

   Chapter2. Methods of the Mission: Catechizing and Baptism, the Invasion
of Domestic Life

   Chapter3. The Names of Christian Believers

   Chapter4. The Organization of the Christian Community, as Bearing upon
the Christian Mission

   Chapter5. Counter-movements


Book 3 · Church and Ministry in the Early Centuries Book3      Test Questions    

  Chapter1.The New Testament Conception of the Church

  Chapter2. A Christian Church in Apostolic Times

  Chapter3. The Prophetic Ministry

  Chapter4. The Churches Creating Their Ministry

  Chapter5. The Ministry in the Second Century

  Chapter6. The Fall of the Prophetic Ministry and the Conservative Revolt

  Chapter7. Ministry Changing to Priesthood

  Chapter8. The Roman State Religion and Its Effects on the Organization of the Church

  

Book 4 · The Early Christians Book4      Test Questions
  1. THE WITNESS OF THE EARLY CHURCH

  2. THE STATE, SOCIETY AND MARTYRS
    Pliny
    Polycarp
    Justin
    Letter from Vienne and Lyons
    Acts of Martyrs
    Early Apologies
    Notes
  3. SELF-PORTRAITS AND PORTRAYALS
    Justin, Dialogue with Trypho, First Apology
    Aristides, Apology
    Origen, Against Celsus
    Hippolytus, The Apostolic Tradition
    Letter to Diognetus
    Tertullian, Apology
    Notes
  4. CREED, CONFESSION AND SCRIPTURE
    Apostolic Confession
    Rule of Faith
    Irenaeus, Against Heresies
    Athenagoras, A Plea Regarding Christians
    Late Athenagoras, On the Resurrection of the Dead
    Justin, First Apology, Dialogue with Trypho
    Muratorian Canon
    Notes
  5. SAYINGS OF JESUS AND THE APOSTLES
    Extra-Biblical Sayings of Jesus
    The Didache
    First Letter of Clement to the Corinthians
    Ignatius, Letters to the Ephesians, Romans,
    Smyrnaeans, and Polycarp
    Polycarp, Letter to the Philippians
    Letter of Barnabas
    Notes
  6. MEETINGS, WORSHIP AND CHURCH PRACTICES
    Baptism
    The Lord’s Supper or Love Meal
    Distribution of Goods
    Leadership and Gifts
    Prayers and Hymns
    Notes
  7. PROCLAMATION AND THE PROPHETIC SPIRIT
    Acts of Andrew
    Justin, Dialogue with Trypho
    Second Letter of Clement
    The Shepherd of Hermas
    Sibylline Oracles
    Montanus
    Notes
      
 

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