Jesus of Nazareth: Events, Life & Teachings


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

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1. Jesus was condemned by _____.

2. Where was Jesus born?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

For generations, scholars, historians and theologians have scoured ancient texts searching for any facts about Jesus, and there have been endless debates about the motivations of writers and the reliability of sources. This quiz/worksheet combo examines the traditional Christian source of information and insight into the life of Jesus, the four gospels of the New Testament, and helps you understand the sections of those texts that are commonly accepted as the basis of an historical account of the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Sources of information on the life and teachings of Jesus
  • The birthplace of Jesus
  • The central principles and teachings of Jesus
  • Characteristics of the followers of Jesus
  • Roman governor who sentenced Jesus to death

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access your knowledge on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately define main ideas such as New Testament gospels, parable, millenarian messages and prodigal son
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the goal of the four New Testament gospels and examine why much of what they report about Jesus has been questioned

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know central facts about the life of Jesus found in the four New Testament gospels
  • Understand the problem with accepting the New Testament gospels as history
  • Explain some of the key principles in the teachings of Jesus
  • Define parable
  • Understand the popularity of Jesus and his teachings among the poor