Pop quiz on the examples of religious experience

Answers on this page

Which bit of his body did John Wesley feel was ‘warmed’? His heart

Who was praying in a cave? Muhammed

Who felt ‘Joy, joy, joy’? Blaise Pascal

What emotion did Catriona Devereux feel surrounded by? Love

Which gospel was Anthony Bloom reading? St Mark’s

What was Isaiah’s feeling about himself when he had his vision of God? Unclean

Name another of the prophets who had a vision of the glory of God? Ezekiel

What mission did these two both have in common? Talk to the people

Who was being baptised when he felt the Holy Spirit upon him? Jesus

Who was afraid to look at God? Moses

Who was so obedient to God he even offered up his own son as a sacrifice? Abraham

What was Mary’s first reaction to the Angel’s greeting? Fear

Who was persecuting Christians when he encountered God? Saul

Why did CS Lewis bury himself in his work? To avoid god!

What have all these got in common? Unexpected!

Quotations and missing words quiz for Journey’s End

Use your copies of the play to find out who said the following – choose from: Hardy / Osborne / Trotter / Hibbert / Stanhope / Raleigh and fill in the missing words:

Act one

1

‘A dugout got blown up and came down in the men’s ……tea.. . They were frightfully annoyed’

P2

2

‘He’s a long way the ….best… company commander we’ve got.’

P4

3

‘Other men come over here and go home again ………ill……, an young Stanhope goes on sticking it…’

P6

4

‘It’s a frightful ……..bit……. of luck’

P11

5

‘He’s a ….splendid…. chap.’

P11

6

‘You know Raleigh you mustn’t expect to find him – quite the ….same… It tells on a man rather badly.’

P13

7

‘If you notice a ….difference….. in Stanhope – you’ll know it’s only the strain…’

P13

8

‘There’s something rather …romantic…. about it all.’

P16

9

‘Go… and ask Captain Willis, with my compliments, if he can lend me a little ….pepper…...’

P20

10

‘I ‘ate …..ruins…… in No Man’s Land.’

P21

11

‘You don’t want a walking stick. It gets in your way if you have to ….run…. fast.’

P22

12

‘Sleep?- I can’t …..sleep…...’

P24

13

‘Another little worm trying to ….wriggle…. home.’

P25

14

‘She is waiting for me – and she doesn’t ….know….…’

P27

15

‘It was that awful affair on Vimy ridge. I knew I’d go mad… I couldn’t bear being fully ….conscious…. all the time.’

P28

16

‘God I’m bloody ….tired….; ache all over; feel sick.’

P31

Act two

17

‘Standing up there in the dark last night there didn’t seem a thing in the world ….alive….…’

P34

18

‘We did feel a lot of silly poops – putting on ….gas masks…. because of a damn may-tree.’

P36

19

‘I suppose you’ve got to talk quietly when you’re so near the German front line – only about ….seventy…. yards, isn’t it?’

P37

20

‘The Germans are really quite ….decent…. aren’t they? It all does seem rather – silly doesn’t it?’

P37

21

‘Well I’m glad it’s coming at last. I’m sick of ….waiting…..’

P41

22

‘You could have heard a pin drop in the quiet; yet you knew thousands of guns were hidden there all ready, cleaned and oiled… thousands of Germans, waiting and ….thinking…..’

P43

23

‘and then later Dennis came in. He looked ….tired…. but that’s because he works so frightfully hard and the responsibility.’

P47

24

‘he’s always in the front line with the men, cheering them on with ….jokes….…I’m awfully proud to think he’s my friend.’

P48

25

‘Our orders are to stick here. ..you don’t make …plans…. to retire.’

P50

26

‘I could send an officer from …another… company.’

P53

27

‘I tell you I can’t – the pain’s nearly sending me …..mad…..…I’m going… you can’t stop me’

P55

28

‘Better die of the pain than be shot for ….deserting…..’

P55

29

‘it’s most frightfully ….exciting…..’

P65

Act three

30

‘Look here Stanhope I’ve done all I can, but my ….report’s…. got to be at headquarters by seven this evening….I’ll watch from the trench just above. ‘

P67

31

‘Cheero’ [for a second their eyes meet; they ….laugh….…]

P70

32

‘I’m glad it’s you and I – ….together…. …’

P75

33

‘Yes. I was afraid – er – … Well done Raleigh …I’ll get you a …..Military Cross….. for this. Splendid’

P79

34

‘We were having a jolly decent evening till you started blabbing about the …..war…...’

P85

35

‘I won’t let you ….down…..’

P87

36

‘you think you’re the only ….soul…. that cares?’

P91

37

[…turns wildly upon Raleigh] ‘Oh get out…get …..out…...’

P91

38

[…takes a cigarette and lights it with a ….quavering…. hand.]

P96

39

‘You’ve got a Blighty one ….Jimmy…..’

P101

40

‘All right Broughton, I’m ….coming…..’

P103