Insights from Biblical Combat Veterans (Grimell)
1. Shay introduced the concept of
"complex PTSD" which has all the
symptoms of regular PTSD along with the
destruction of the capacity for social trust.
King Saul exhibited complex PTSD when he
a. tried several times to kill David with a
b. almost killed his son, Jonathan, in a rage
c. committed suicide after being wounded in
d. All of the above.
2. Moral injury (MI) occurs when a soldier
feels betrayed by a commander who is perceived as
doing something morally wrong. David's commander,
Joab, experienced moral injury when
a. David let Abner walk away. Abner had killed
Joab's younger brother in battle. b. David
appointed Amasa as a commander instead of Joab.
David had told Joab to fight his son Absalom but
not to kill him. Joab intentionally killed
c. David ordered Bathsheba's husband, Uriah, to
be placed in a battle where he would be killed.
d. All of the above.
To Understand and Support Contemporary
Veterans Utilizing Biblical Combat Veteran Types
3. The Biblical combat veteran who showed
resilience both in war and, afterwards, in
civilian life and who expressed emotional pain
when he lost friends, partners, and children, was
a. King Saul
b. King David
Spiritual Counseling Program for Single
Women in LateLife Heterosexual Romantic
4. This spiritual counseling program (SCP)
was more effective in reducing anxiety and
increasing relationship satisfaction for all of
the following EXCEPT a. for single women
living in European and U.S. cities, where
late-life relationships are currently more
prevalent and accepted than in Asian and African
b. for widowed or never married singles than for
divorced and estranged singles.
c. for middle-class women, who are more receptive
to professional help, than elite women.
d. for those who "self-practiced"
(those who maintained a weekly diary of the
resolution of anxieties through spiritual tenets
of acceptance, unconditional feelings,
connection, and harmony.)
Meeting Jesus (Joe Baroody)
5. When the author agreed to his client's
request to sit on her hospital bed and rub her
head like her father used to do, the author's
therapist told him he
a. should have declined his client's request.
b. helped his client meet the Jesus that resided
in her pain.
c. should have referred his client to psychiatry
d. had not maintained proper boundaries.
Ministry to Transgender Teenagers
6. The author uses the theological reality of
_____ to promote the acceptance and pastoral care
of transgender teenagers.
a. imago Dei
c. God's grace
d. salvation through faith in Christ
Spirit Possession and Deliverance
7. Which is NOT one of the author's four
criteria for diagnosing demon possession? The
patient _____ .
a. speaks in a foreign tongue he didn't learn
b. can locate hidden objects or know private
c. exhibits supernatural strength
d. is adverse to sacred objects like the Cross,
the Bible, etc.e. displays multiple personalities
8. Which is NOT one of the DSM-V criteria for
Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)?
a. has two or more distinct personalities
b. experiences vomiting and fainting
c. cannot recall extensive personal information
d. the disturbance is not due to substance abuse
9. Most cases of spiritual distress related
to evil spirits respond to _____ and do not
a. prayerful support
b. anointing with oil
c. laying on of hands
d. the presence of church officials
10. In the book History Through Trauma by
Houck-Loomis, the author does all of the
a. helps re-invigorate symbols that have become
inflexible and no longer point to a higher
b. shows from the book of Deuteronomy how the
symbol of the Covenant came to represent how the
Chosen People failed.
c. shows how Job challenged the Covenant by
insisting on his own blamelessness instead of
confessing his sins.
d. explains the existence of evil in a world
created by a loving, all-powerful God.