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1

An Apologist is a person who writes defenses of the Christian faith

True

2

One of the most famous early Apologists was Justin Martyr.

True

3

Justin Martyr was best known for his great preaching and soul winning ministry.

False

4

Justin Martyr is also referred to as a philosopher.

True

5

Justin Martyr used the terms and ideas of philosophy to explain Christianity to pagans.

True

6

Justin Martyr was a priest in the church

False

7

From Nero A.D. 60 until A.D. 313 there were ten major persecutions.

True

8

Some of the most severe persecution was under Decius, Valerian and Diocletian.

True

9

The doctrine of the "Logos" translated in English means "water"

False

10

The Greeks believed that "Logos" was the "reason by which the universe was sustained".

True

11

The Greek understanding of "Logos" and John's explanation of "Logos" are very similar

False

12

The doctrine of the "Logos" is the beginning of personal differentiation of the Godhead.

True

13

The Greek Apologist never promoted a holiness lifestyle

False

14

The main problem with the Apologists were they presented Christianity in a philosophical, rationalistic way, instead of allowing the Bible to speak for itself.

True

15

The Greek's Apologist made no distinction between the Father and the Son or "Logos".

False

16

Ebionites were Jewish Christians that held onto Jewish customs.

True

17

Gnosticism was a powerful force that helped give Christianity meaning.

False

18

The Gnostic term "Demiurge" meant Creator

True

19

The Gnostics believed there were three kinds of men: spiritual, carnal, and earthly

True if earthly means "physical" otherwise False

20

Gnostics rejected literal interpretation for an allegorical approach to scripture.

True