Among his contemporaries, Paul was _____.
a. loved and highly respected by everyone
c. uniformly hated
d. universally acknowledged as an authority
Which book of the New Testament has been attributed to Paul even though it does not claim Pauline authorship?
Paul preached that salvation _____.
a. was available only to Jews
b. was available only to Gentiles
c. was equally available to Jews and Gentiles
d. was dependent on following the Law
The term “pseudepigrapha” means _____.
a. genuine writings
b. writings under a false name
c. false prophecy
Which of the following is not one of the Pastoral epistles?
a. 1 Timothy
b. 2 Timothy
c. 1 John
Which of the following is not one of the Deutero-Pauline epistles?
b. 1 Thessalonians
d. 2 Thessalonians
Scholars agree that Paul wrote all of the following except _____.
b. 3 Corinthians
d. 1 Thessalonians
Many scholars think Paul wrote his letters around _____.
a. 10 BCE
b. 15 CE
c. 35 CE
d. 50 CE
Paul was a _____.
Paul referred to Jesus as _____.
a. a fraud
b. a charlatan
c. the first fruits of the resurrection
d. the Word
Paul believed all of the following about the Law except _____.
a. it puts a person in a right standing before God
b. it shows that everyone is alienated from God
c. it points out human sinfulness
d. it has been misused
Which of the following was definitely not written pseudonymously in Paul's name?
a. 3 Corinthians
b. 2 Timothy
c. a letter to the church of Laodicea
When comparing the Deutero-Pauline and Pastoral epistles with those considered genuinely Pauline, which of following is not evidence against Pauline authorship?
a. differences in genre
b. differences in writing style
c. differences in vocabulary
d. differences in theology
Which of the following does not represent a methodological issue for the study of Paul?
a. the occasional nature of the Pauline letters
b. Paul's dominance in the canon
c. the Pauline traditions in Acts
d. the Pauline pseudepigrapha