Which of the following books is definitely not pseudonymous?
a. 2 Thessalonians
b. 1 Corinthians
d. 1 Timothy
Which of the following is not one of the Pastoral epistles?
a. 2 Thessalonians
b. 1 Timothy
d. 2 Timothy
Which of the following is pseudonymous?
a. 1 Corinthians
b. 2 Corinthians
c. 3 Corinthians
d. 1 Thessalonians
All of the following were reasons for writing pseudonymously except _____.
a. for profit
b. as an act of humility
c. to gain authority for the work
d. to become famous
One reason some scholars doubt the authenticity of the authorship claim of 2 Thessalonians is _____.
a. it claims to have been written by Paul
b. it talks about church leadership structures unknown in Paul's day
c. it teaches the end will not come immediately
d. the author claims to have worked in Thessalonica
Colossians appears to oppose _____.
b. Jewish mysticism
The opponents in 1Timothy appear to resemble _____.
One of the central concerns in the Pastoral epistles is _____.
a. administration of the church
b. explaining the delay of the parousia
c. establishing Paul's authority
d. establishing Timothy's authority
In the churches that Paul founded, all of the following were true except _____.
a. they were charismatic communities
b. they believed everyone had received gifts from God's Spirit
c. there was one man who was in charge
d. when there was a problem they wrote to Paul for advice
The word “bishop” means _____.
The word “presbyter” means _____.
The author of the Pastorals writes against all of the following except _____.
c. women's leadership
d. myths and genealogies
Which of the following is not a difference between Ephesians and the undisputed letters?
a. The undisputed letters say Paul was blameless before following Christ while Ephesians says he followed the desires of the flesh
b. Ephesians says Christians have been raised with Christ while the undisputed letters look forward to being raised with Christ
c. Ephesians speaks of “works of the law” while the undisputed letters talk about “works” more generally
d. Ephesians has much longer sentences than the undisputed letters
The author of 2 Thessalonians claims all of the following about the end except _____.
a. it will come like a “thief in the night”
b. it is still to come
c. it should not encourage apocalyptic freeloading
d. it will be preceded by certain events
Ephesians and Colossians use which term in a different manner from its usual meaning in Paul's undisputed letters?