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Monday, March 25, 2019

Quiz of the Day, March 2019

Quiz of the Day, March 25, 2019

What was the context for the Magnificat of Mary?

a. She sang it to Gabriel at the Annunciation
b. She composed it after the birth of Jesus
c. Elizabeth composed it
d. She sang it when she told Elizabeth her news

Quiz of the Day, March 24, 2019

Which of the following does not fit?

a. Adonai
b. The Name
c. Tetragrammaton
d. The Holy One, Blessed be He
e. Melchizedek

Quiz of the Day, March 23, 2019

What ancient Persian dynasty did Gregory the Illuminator come from?

a. Armenian
b. Parthian
c. Medes
d. Achaemenian

Quiz of the Day, March 22, 2019

Of the following, which could be said to have prevented the election twice of James DeKoven as bishop?

a. his view on the Bible
b. his pacifist views
c. smells and bells
d. his view on the Trinity


Quiz of the Day, March 21, 2019

Which is no true regarding Archbishop Thomas Cranmer?

a. he was archbishop who give Henry VIII a marriage annulment
b. he was editor of the first Book of Common Prayer
c. he was a celibate like the Catholic clergy of his time
d. he was martyred 

Quiz of the Day, March 20, 2019

Who is the author of the words of the Doxology used in many parishes at the presentation of the offering and oblations?

a. Thomas Tallis
b. George Herbert
c. Isaac Watt
d. Fanny Crosby
e. Thomas Ken

Quiz of the Day, March 19, 2019

The lineage of Jesus is traced through his "guardian" Joseph in which Gospel?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, March 18, 2019

Which of the following is not true regarding Cyril of Jerusalem?

a. attended Council of Nicaea
b. attended First Council of Constantinople
c. Developed the Cyrillic script
d. Wrote on Christian Catechesis
e. a and c
f. b and d

 Quiz of the Day, March 17, 2019

Which prophet claimed that he could not speak because he was only a boy?

a. Amos
b. Moses
c. Jeremiah
d. Hosea

Quiz of the Day, March 16, 2019

Whom did Jesus engage in dialogue in the city of Sychar?

a. Mary of Magdala
b. Nicodemus
c. an unnamed blind man
d. a Samaritan woman

Quiz of the Day, March 15, 2019

Which of the following Irish saints was not "Irish?"

a. Brigit
b. Brandan
c. Aidan
d. Patrick

Quiz of the Day, March 14, 2019

According to the Hebrew Scriptures, the giving of the Law to Moses happened on which mountain?

a. Sinai
b. Tabor
c. Gerizim
d. Horeb
e. a and d

Quiz of the Day, March 13, 2019

Who was Eliezer?

a. Aaron's son, a priest
b. Isaac's brother
c. Abraham's servant
d. Sarah's brother

Quiz of the Day, March 12, 2019

Which Pope said about Anglicans seen in Rome, "non Angli sed angeli," Not Anglican but angels?

a. Leo the Great
b. Pius I
c. Gregory the Great
d. Sabinian

Quiz of the Day, March 11, 2019

To whom did Jesus refer to as "that fox?"

a. Judas Iscariot
b. Pontius Pilate
c. Herod
d. Caesar

Quiz of the Day, March 10, 2019

Which of the following biblical metaphor is used for Christ and Lucifer?

a. sun
b. dawn
c. morning star
d. river

Quiz of the Day, March 9, 2019

Which Eastern Orthodox saint is a patron saint for an Episcopal parish in San Francisco, CA?

a. Basil the Great
b. Gregory of Nazianus
c. Gregory of Nyssa
d. John Chrysostom

Quiz of the Day, March 8, 2019

Who was Woodbine Willie?

a. a heroic chaplain in World War I
b. a man with a nickname after his favorite brand of cigarettes
c. a Kennedy
d. a poet
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, March 7, 2019

Which biblical writer is attributed to having reinforced a rather biased view against "Cretans?"

a. Peter
b. Timothy
c. Paul
d. Titus

Quiz of the Day, March 6, 2019

"Remember that you are dust and to dust you shall return."  Where can this be found in the Bible?

a. Genesis
b. Isaiah
c. Revelations
d. Romans

Quiz of the Day, March 5, 2019

Why did pancakes become the meal of choice for Shrove Tuesday?

a. a papal order
b. last effort to get rid of animal fat before Lent
c. to shrive is the old English for "eating pancakes"
d. one is supposed to "get fat" on Fat Tuesday before the "slimming" days of Lent

Quiz of the Day, March 4, 2019

Which of the following is not true about John Wesley and the "Methodists?"

a. John Wesley remained an Anglican in his lifetime
b. Wesley viewed "Methodism" as a Movement with Anglicanism
c. Wesley's never ministered in America
d. The Wesley brothers were prolific hymnodists

Quiz of the Day, March 3, 2019

Mount Tabor is a place associated with what event?

a. Sermon on the Mount
b. Elijah hearing the still small voice
c. The Transfiguration
d. The place of the future return of Christ

Quiz of the Day, March 2, 2019

When Ruth became a widow which of following was a requirement for the sale of her late husband's land?

a. a tithe had to be paid on the purchase price
b. the purchase of Ruth was included in the property deal
c. all of the livestock came with the land
d. the land was exempt from the gleaning requirement

Quiz of the Day, March 1, 2019

St. Dewi is the patron saint of what country?

a. Gibraltar
b. The Falkland Islands
c. Crete
d. Wales

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Quiz of the Day, February 2019

Quiz of the Day, February 28, 2019

Whom of the following would be regarded as the quintessential parish pastor?

a. George Herbert
b. William Laud
c. Thomas Aquinas
d. Julian of Norwich

Quiz of the Day, February 27, 2019

Which of the following is not true about gleaning?

a. it was a legal requirement of the Torah to help the poor
b. it is a law for farmers to not pick up crops that were dropped in the harvest
c. it is something that Ruth collected in the fields of Boaz
d. it was an official tithe of money for the poor

Quiz of the Day, February 26, 2019


The biblical phrase etched in Hebrew on many wedding rings, "Where you go, I will go;Where you lodge, I will lodge; your people shall be my people, and your God my God" was say by whom to whom?

a. Adam to Eve
b. Sarah to Abraham
c. Ruth to Boaz
d. Bathsheba to David
e. Lover to lover in Song of Solomon
f. Ruth to Naomi

Quiz of the Day, February 25, 2019

In what New Testament writing can there be found the account of the "election" of the disciple to replace Judas Iscariot?

a. Luke
b. Romans
c. 1 Corinthians
d. Acts of the Apostles

Quiz of the Day, February 24, 2019

Kant's Categorical Imperative for establishing moral behavior might be closest to what from the Bible?

a. The 10 Commandments
b. The Fruits of the Spirit
c. The Golden Rule
d. The Summary of the Law

Quiz of the Day, February 23, 2019

Where is it written that "the love of money is the root of all kinds of evil?"

a. Matthew
b. Luke
c. Romans
d. 1 Timothy

Quiz of the Day, February 22, 2019

The movie "Chariots of Fire" was a biography of whom?

a. C.S. Lewis
b. Oswald Chambers
c. Eric Liddell
d. G.K. Chesterton

Quiz of the Day, February 21, 2019

Which New Testament person made the stark comparison between the physical body and the spiritual body?

a. Peter
b. James
c. Jesus
d. Paul

Quiz of the Day, February 20, 2019

Which is not true about Frederick Douglass?

a. he was a former slave
b. he was a articulate abolitionist
c. he debated President Lincoln
d. he conferred with Presidents Lincoln and Johnson
e. he supported John Fremont over Ulysses Grant

Quiz of the Day, February 19, 2019

Whom of the following is responsible for the people of Israel to be Egypt?

a. Jacob
b. Joseph
c. the brothers of Joseph
d. some Midian slave traders

Quiz of the Day, February 18, 2019

What happened on this day, February 18th, 500 years ago?

a. Luther was born
b. Luther nailed his 95 Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle church
c. Luther died
d. Luther founded the Lutheran Church

Quiz of the Day, February 17, 2019

Which philosopher saw the Beatitudes as indicative of "slave morality" whereby noble values of triumph and fortune and will to power were overturned and slave conditions were transvalued?

a. Marx
b. Hegel
c. Feuerbach
d. Nietzsche

Quiz of the Day, February 16, 2019

Bishop Charles Quintard is associated with the founding of which Episcopal Seminary?

a. General
b. Berkeley Divinity
c. Seabury-Western
d. Sewanee
e. Nashotah
f. Virginia Theological Seminary
g. Philadelphia Divinity School

Quiz of the Day, February 15, 2019

In Anglican Missiology the letters S.P.G.F.G. are associated with whom of the following?

a. Thomas Ken
b. Thomas Bray
c. William Wilberforce\
d. John Wesley

Quiz of the Day, February 14, 2019

Which of the following is not true about Cyril and Methodius?

a. they share a feast day with Valentine
b. they were born in Moravia
c. the were asked to evangelize the Slavic peoples
d. they translated a Bible for the Slavic people
e. they were responsible for developing the Glagolitic alphabet which became the Cyrillic script

Quiz of the Day, February 13, 2019

Which bishop ordained the first African American Episcopal priest, Absalom Jones?

a. Samuel Seabury
b. Philander Chases
c. William Henry Hobart
d. William White

Quiz of the Day, February 12, 2019

Of the following, whom would be the most prolific hymn lyricist?

a. John Wesley
b. Charles Wesley
c. Fanny Crosby
d. Isaac Watt

Quiz of the Day, February 11, 2019

The beatitude "blessed are the poor," instead of "blessed are the poor in spirit," is found in which Gospel?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, February 10, 2019

How many wings did Isaiah's seraphs have?

a. two
b. four
c. six
d. eight
e. none

Quiz of the Day, February 9, 2019

Where is it reported that Jesus walked on water?

a. Sea of Galilee
b. Lake Tiberius
c. Lake of Gennesaret
d. Sea of Chinnereth
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, February 8, 2019

Which prophet understood God to call God's house, a "house of prayer for all people?"

a. Isaiah
b. Jeremiah
c. Hosea
d. Amos
e. Nehemiah

Quiz of the Day, February 7, 2019

The story of Cornelius the Centurion is found in which New Testament book?

a. Luke
b. John
c. Acts of the Apostles
d. Matthew

Quiz of the Day, February 6, 2019

The "Sanctus" of the Mass comes from the "Holy, Holy, Holy" song of the heavenly beings recognizing the ineffability of God's presence.  Which two books of the Bible include this hymn phrase?

a. Isaiah and Ezekiel
b. Daniel and Revelation
c. Isaiah and Daniel
d. Revelation and Isaiah

 Quiz of Day, February 5, 2019

What pre-Revolutionary man was persecuted by Archbishop William Laud and came to the American colonies and eventually advocated and coined the phrase, a "wall of separation" between the church and the state?

a. John Wesley
b. Roger Williams
c. William Penn
d. Jonathan Edwards

Quiz of the Day, February 4, 2019

Whom of the following was the apostle to Scandinavia?

a. Boniface
b. Wilfrid
c. Willibrord
d. Anskar

Quiz of the Day, February 3, 2019

What does "glossolalia" refer to?

a. gift of the spirit mentioned by Paul
b. speaking in tongues
c. language of angels
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, February 2, 2019

Which of the following is not associated with the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple?

a. Candlemas
b. 40 days after the birth of Jesus
c. Ritual purification rite for Mary
d. Zechariah's Song
e. Nunc Dimittis
f. Performing the rite of the redemption of the firstborn son

Quiz of the Day, Feburary 1, 2019

St. Bride is a reference to who or what?

a. Brigid of Ireland
b. the church as the Bride of Christ
c. Blessed Virgin Mary as the Bride of God
d. the sanctimony of marriage

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Quiz of the Day, January 2019

Quiz of the Day, January 31, 2019

Which Greek word is used for "love" in the 13th chapter of 1 Corinthians?

a. storge
b. phileo
c. eros
d. agape


Quiz of the Day, January 30, 2019

Which is not true about faith, hope and love?

a. they are a trio listed in Paul's 13th chapter of First Corinthians
b. they are Cardinal Virtues
c. They are Theological Virtues
d. they are Fruits of the Spirit
e. all of the above
f. a and c
g. b and d

Quiz of the Day, January 29, 2019

In what town did people try to throw Jesus off a hill?

a. Nazareth
b. Jerusalem
c.  Capernaum
d. Jericho

Quiz of the Day, January 28, 2019

Which philosopher influenced much of the theology of St. Thomas Aquinas?

a. Socrates
b. Plato
c. Aristotle
d. Plotinus

Quiz of the Day, January 27, 2019

What caused the people of Israel to weep in the public gathering led by Ezra and Nehemiah?

a. the start of the rebuilding of the temple
b. the end of the rebuilding of the temple
c. the reading of the Book of the Law
d. the return from captivity

Quiz of the Day, January 26, 2019

The apocryphal book, "Bel and the Dragon" is associated with as an "attached" chapter of what Book of the Bible?

a. Ezekiel
b. Daniel
c. Nehemiah
d. Esther

Quiz of the Day, January 25, 2019

Which of the following is not found in the account of the conversion of St. Paul in the Acts of the Apostles?

a. he was on the road to Damascus
b. he was on a mission to persecute followers of Jesus
c. he fell off his horse
d. he saw a blinding light
e. he heard the voice of God

Quiz of the Day, January 24, 2019

Who was the first woman ordained as a priest in the Anglican Communion?

a. Carter Heyward
b. Alla Bozarth-Campbell
c. Alison Cheek
d. Florence Lee Tim-Oi

Quiz of the Day, January 23, 2019

Where in the Bible is God quoted as saying, "I create weal and woe?"

a. Psalms
b. Romans
c. Isaiah
d. Jeremiah

Quiz of the Day, January 22, 2019

Who is a biblical messiah?

a. David
b. Saul
c. Cyrus the Great
d. Jesus
e. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, January 21, 2019

What was Martin Luther King, Jr.'s father's name at birth?

a. Michael King
b. Joseph King
c. Jeremy King
d. Robert King

Quiz of the Day, January 20, 2019

Who said this to Mary, mother of Jesus: "Woman, what does this have to do with me?"

a. Gabriel
b. Joseph
c. Elizabeth
d. Jesus

Quiz of the Day, January 19, 2019

Who at the Wedding of Cana in Galilee knew the origin of the final wine served besides Jesus?

a. Mary
b. the Steward 
c. the disciples
d. the servants

Quiz of the Day, January 18, 2019

Where did the confession of Peter take place?

a. Jerusalem
b. Capernaum
c. Caesarea Philippi
d. The Mount of Olives

Quiz of the Day, January 17, 2019

Which of the following is not true about the Desert Father, St. Anthony?

a. he was the first Christian ascetic
b. his biography written was written by St. Athanasius
c. he is known for the temptations which faced him
d. he the the Father of Monks

Quiz of the Day, January 16, 2019

When a liturgist refers to the "Venite" what is meant?

a. first word in Latin of an open Psalm for Morning Prayer
b. Psalm 95
c. a Matins canticle
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, January 15, 2019

Which of the following is not a traditional theme of the Season of the Epiphany?

a. Changing water to wine in Cana of Galilee
b. the Magi
c. the baptism of Jesus
d. the return of Christ

Quiz of the Day, January 14, 2019

Why would some early Christians have the view that Jesus was the "adopted" Son of God using the Gospel of Mark as their main source?

a. Mark was the earliest written Gospel and closest to what was really known about Jesus
b. Mark does not have the story of the birth of Jesus
c. Mark begins with the baptism of Jesus when a heavenly voice declares the identity of the heavenly Son
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, January 13, 2019

Which of the Gospels does not include an account of the baptism of Jesus?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, January 12, 2019

To which of the churches did the author of Revelation hear words "you are neither hot nor cold.  You are lukewarm.  I spit you out?"

a. Thyatira
b. Philadelphia
c. Smryna
d. Ephesus
e. Laodicea
f. Sardis
g. Pergamum

Quiz of the Day, January 11, 2019

Some biblical scholars believe that there is a gospel within a gospel, or there is a "Book of Signs" which was included and integrated into a later redacted Gospel.  Which Gospel includes this "Book of Signs?"

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, January 10, 2019

Laudian refers to what?

a. a form of ecstatic utterance
b. in religious parlance it refers to that which is noteworthy to faith
c. refers to things derived from the influence of  Archbishop William Laud and his era
d. refers to anti-Puritan views of the monarchy

Quiz of the Day, January 9, 2019

Who is responsible for the small blue collection boxes of the United Thank Offering?

a. Frances Perkins
b. Mary Daly
c. Julia Chester Emery
d. Elizabeth Ann Seton

Quiz of the Day, January 8, 2019

Which is the transliteration of the New Testament Greek word used in the Gospel of John for the fantastic works of Jesus?

a. ergon
b. terata
c. semeion
d. dunamis

Quiz of the Day, January 7, 2019

What is Cana of Galilee most famous for?

a. place where Jesus healed a blind man
b. place where Jesus made a lame man walk
c. place where Jesus turned water into wine
d. place where the Assumption of Mary took place

Quiz of the Day, January 6, 2019

The understanding of the Magi as Kings, comes from a biblical phrase, "May all the kings of the earth fall before thee."  Where is this found?

a. Isaiah
b. Matthew
c. Revelation
d. Psalms

Quiz of the Day, January 5, 2019

Where is the phrase "cloud of witnesses" found?

a. Hebrews 11
b. Collect for All Saints'
c. Preface for All Saints'
d. a and b
e. a and c

Quiz of the January 4, 2019

The New Testament Greek word for faith (pistos) meant what in the classical Greek of Aristotle?

a. persuasion
b. propriety
c. piety
d. certitude

Quiz of the Day, January 3, 2019]

Hebrews chapter eleven might be called what?

a. the love chapter
b. the faith chapter
c. the fruit of the Spirit chapter
d. the armor of God chapter

Quiz of the Day, January 2, 2019

Of the following, who is responsible for the eventual Church of South India?

a. Sadhu Sindar Singh
b. Francis Xavier
c. Samuel Azariah
d. Roberto Nobilio


Quiz of the Day, January 1, 2019

Which of the following was not a part of the eighth day of the life of Jesus?

a. his circumcision
b. his naming 
c. blessing by Anna the prophetess
d. composing of the hymn by Simeon

Monday, December 31, 2018

Quiz of the Day, December 2018

Quiz of the Day, December 31, 2018

Caspar, the name of a Magi, most likely derived from which of the following sources?

a. Acts of Thomas, an apocryphal writing associated with the famous "doubter"
b. the Gospel of Matthew
c. a reference in the Psalms referring to kings
d. a Parthian inscription found in Iran

Quiz of the Day, December 30, 2018

In the beginning was the Word.  What is the Greek word for "word" used in John 1:1?

a. lexi
b. rhema
c. dabar
d. logos

Quiz of the Day, December 29, 2018

What was the primary reason for a pilgrimage to Canterbury such as was recorded in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales?

a. to visit the See and the Chair of Augustine of Canterbury
b. for the Easter Visit to the Cathedral to be blessed by the Archbishop
c. to obey the command of the Monarch to make the pilgrimage
d. to visit the crypt of the martyred Thomas a Becket

Quiz of the Day, December 28, 2018

The Gospel writers' penchant for parallel themes in the life of Jesus with themes in the lives of Hebrew Scriptures brought the feast of the Holy Innocent.  What is the Hebrew Scripture parallel?

a. Pharaoh's edict to slaughter all infant boys in the time of Moses
b. the plague involving the death of all first born sons
c. the sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham
d. the death of David's first son born to Bathsheba


Quiz of the Day, December 27, 2018

Why have man asserted that John the Evangelist and John the Divine are not the same person?

a. the language of the Book of Revelation is significant different than the Johannine Gospel and Epistles
b. the theology of revelation is different from the other Johannine writings
c. Several Early Church Fathers/Persons asserted they were different people
d. all of the above

Quiz of the Day, December 26, 2018

What ordained ministry of the church did St. Stephan have?

a. priest
b. bishop
c. presbyter
d. deacon
e. prophet
f. apostle
g. martyr

Quiz of the Day, December 25, 2018

Why is Christmas often rendered as Xmas?

a. the secular world want to leave Christ out of Christmas
b. X stands a missing word
c. X is actually the Greek letter Chi, the first letter in Christos, the Greek work for Christ
d. X is for the Hebrew word for Messiah

Quiz of the Day December 24, 2018

In which book does it say a child has been born who shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, Everlasting Father and Prince of Peace?

a. Micah
b. Zachariah
c. Haggai
d. Isaiah

Quiz of the Day, December 23, 2018

When did the text of the Hail Mary come to its current form?

a. in the Gospels
b. at the council of Trent
c. in printed text of Savonarlo in 1495
d. in Pius VI Roman breviary in 1568

Quiz of the Day, December 22, 2018

In the Bible, what is the city of David?

a. Jerusalem
b. Zion
c. Shiloh
d. Bethlehem

Quiz of the Day, December 21, 2018

Which of the following is not true regarding the Immaculate Conception?

a. it refers to Mary
b. it refers to Jesus
c. it cannot be found in Holy Scriptures
d. it is a teaching of the Roman Catholic Church

Quiz of the Day, December 20, 2018

The phrase in the "Hail Mary,"  "blessed art thou among women," is a quote of which biblical person?

a. Gabriel
b. Simeon
c. Anna
d. Elizabeth

Quiz of the Day, December 19, 2018

Which Gospel begins with John the Baptist and the baptism of Jesus?

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, December 18, 2018

Whom of the following did not compose a song found in the Bible?

a. Miriam
b. Hannah
c. Mary
d. Anna

Quiz of the Day, December 17, 2018

Of the following biblical women, which does not match in significant life events?

a. The Virgin Mary
b. Elizabeth
c. The widow of Zarephath
d. Sarah
e. Hannah

Quiz of the Day, December 16, 2018

What was the occupation of the father of John the Baptist?

a. rabbi
b. scribe
c. priest
d. seer

Quiz of the Day, December 15, 2018

The 3rd Sunday of Advent is called Gaudete Sunday?  What does gaudete mean?

a. Repent
b. Confess
c. Rejoice
d. Exalt

Quiz of the Day, December 14, 2018

The purgative, illuminative and unitive are spiritual stages in the writing of what mystic?

a. John Climacus
b. Nicolas of Cusa
c. John of the Cross
d. Teresa of Avila
e. Walter Hilton

Quiz of the Day, December 13, 2018

In which Gospel does Jesus say, "Let the one without sin among you cast the first stone at her?"

a. Matthew
b. Mark
c. Luke
d. John

Quiz of the Day, December 12, 2018

Guadalupe, Lourdes, Fatima and Medjugorje are places associated with what saint?

a. Paul
b. Therese
c. Francis
d. Mary

Quiz of the Day, December 11, 2018

Pius XII regarded whom of the following to be the most important theologian since Thomas Aquinas?

a. Paul Tillich
b. Reinhold Niebuhr
c. Karl Barth
d. Karl Rahner

Quiz of the Day, December 10, 2018

This American Trappist monk on the Episcopal calendar of saints, died of accidental electrocution in Bangkok, Thailand in 1968.

a. Thomas Keating
b. Thomas Merton
c. Fulton Sheen
d. Basil Pennington

Quiz of the Day, December 9, 2018

Which of the following words would be fit the meaning of repentance?

a. penance
b. education
c. piety
d. ritual

Quiz of the Day, December 8, 2018

To which church did St. Paul write to address the concern that members have about the fate of people who predeceased the return of Christ?

a. Corinthian
b. Thessalonian
c. Philippian
d. Galatian

Quiz of the Day, December 7, 2018

Which saint was chosen to be bishop before he was even baptized?

a. Clement I
b. Ambrose
c. Basil the Great
d. Athanasius

Quiz of the Day, December 6, 2018

Santa Claus is derived from whom?

a. Nicolas of Cusa
b. Pope Nicolas I
c. Pope Nicolas II
d. Nicholas of Myra

Quiz of the Day, December 5, 2018

Which of the following is not true regarding Clement of Alexandria?

a. he knew the apostle Peter
b. Origen and Alexander of Jerusalem were his pupils
c. he believe Plato gained knowledge from the Egyptians
d. he confronted what has come to be called Gnosticism

Quiz of the Day, December 4, 2018

John of Damascus is not known for which of the following?

a. being an iconoclast
b. supporting the Assumption of Mary
c. serving an Islamic Caliph
d. was in favor of icons and their devotional significance

Quiz of the Day, December 3, 2018

Who was a co-founder of the Jesuits who was a successful missionary to Asia while riding the coat tails of Portuguese colonial power?

a. Alfonso Salmeron
b. Francis Xavier
c. Ignatius Loyola
d. Peter Faber

Quiz of the Day, December 2, 2018

The writer of the Epistle of Peter wrote that for the Lord, one day is like a thousand day and thousand days are like one day.  Where in Hebrew Scriptures can this exact saying be found?

a. Proverbs
b. Psalms
c. Isaiah
d. Jeremiah

Quiz of the Day, December 1, 2018

What writer immortalized Nicolas Ferrar's community of Little Gidding as a place "where prayers have been valid?"

a. C.S. Lewis
b. G.K. Chesterton
c. Charles Williams
d. T. S. Eliot

Quiz of the Day, March 2019

Quiz of the Day, March 25, 2019 What was the context for the Magnificat of Mary? a. She sang it to Gabriel at the Annunciation b. She ...