The Rise of Christianity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Romans were more likely to show sympathy to persecuted Christians than to persecuted Jews because

Question 2 2. Though by the time of the Jewish expulsions many Jews were Roman citizens, many entered the Empire by being _____.

Question 3 3. The eventual split between the Christian Church of Rome and the Christian Church of Constantinople is known as the _____.

Question 4 4. Which apostle eventually started the Catholic Church in Rome and is considered the first Pope?

Question 5 5. Rome gained primacy over the Christian bishoprics of other cities by the _____ century A.D.

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Question 6 6. Which religion was at the roots of early Christian church?

Question 7 7. How did Constantinism revise the role of the church and state?

Question 8 8. How did the Council of Nicaea favor the ascent of Christianity?

Question 9 9. Why did Constantine initially convert to Christianity around 312CE?

Question 10 10. Jesus's message appealed to _____.

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Question 11 11. Jesus was condemned by _____.

Question 12 12. Which one of these measures was instituted by Constantine?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes the spread of Christianity in the Byzantine Empire?

Question 14 14. Prior to the first century expulsions, Jews were _____ in Rome.

Question 15 15. Which Roman emperor was in power during the second expulsion of the Jews?

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Question 16 16. The early Christian church sprang from Judaism during the reign of the _____ empire.

Question 17 17. The Roman Emperor Hadrian destroyed Jerusalem and forbade the Jews to resettle in Judea. This event is known as the Great Diaspora. In what year did this Diaspora occur?

Question 18 18. Where was Jesus born?

Question 19 19. Which Roman Emperor first converted to Christianity?

Question 20 20. What is the belief in Trinity?

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Question 21 21. Where does most of our evidence for Jesus's life come from?

Question 22 22. Constantine's conversion supposedly occurred after he _____.

Question 23 23. Which of the following did Christianity and Judaism have in common

Question 24 24. How was the early Christian Church similar to Judaism?

Question 25 25. The second expulsion of the Jews was possibly due to what?

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Question 26 26. Christians were often used as what by Roman authorities?

Question 27 27. The conversion of what Roman emperor allowed Christianity and the Roman bishopric to flourish?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a principle taught by or related to Jesus?

Question 29 29. Almost the entire Christian Bible was written by _____ men.

Question 30 30. Despite there being several important centers of early Christianity, the bishopric of _____ became the most important and became the papacy.

The Rise of Christianity Chapter Exam Instructions

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