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5 Matching questions

  1. Syncretism
  2. Source Documentary Hypothesis
  3. The "Shema"
  4. Authorship of the Pentateuch
  5. Sadducees
  1. a Jewish upper class, adhered to the Torah, preserved sanctity of the temple, rejected belief in resurrection of the dead; coexisted with the Romans; others hated them for this
  2. b Created by Wellhausen, four sources that make up the Torah: Yahwist, Elohist, Deuteronomist, and Priestly Writer.
  3. c Combinations of religious ideas and gods
  4. d Deuteronomy 6:4-5: "Hear oh Israel" -> single most important commandment
  5. e Question of who wrote the Pentateuch:
    1. Did Moses write his own account of his own death, burial, mourning period and historical theological assessment?
    2. Doublets/multiple accounts/attestations (Exodus 20:8-11) VS (Deuteronomy 5:12-15) ->clash of rationales
    3. Differences in language, perpsective and theology

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Deuteronomy, Joshua, Samuel, and Kings -> It's an extended version of Israel's history from the conquest under Joshua to the destruction in 587 BC
  2. German biblical scholar who researched the first five books of the Old Testament (Torah). Advanced the theory of documentary hypothesis, arguing that it's origins are redactions of the four texts: yahwist, elohist, deteuronomist, and priestly
  3. A take on the synoptic gospels: Matthew and Luke used the sources of Mark, Q, M-Source and L-Source.
  4. Cyrus issued the decree of liberation to the Jews, concerning which Daniel had prayed and prophesied. The edict of Cyrus for the rebuilding of the Temple in Jerusalem marked a great epoch in the history of the Jewish people. Repatriation
  5. Discusses who should run the Temple. Critical voices are subsumed in overwhelming narrative. Foretells that Jerusalem will be holy place.

5 True/False questions

  1. Central prophetprophet in the center of religious and political power structure:
    Amos banned from preaching in Bethel -> in the center of religious and political power structure


  2. Isaiah 6:8 & 1 Kings 22Image of God calling down to someone to do a task


  3. Qa common way of referring to the Hebrew Bible, derived from the first letters of the Hebrew names of its three sections: Torah (T), Prophets (N), and Writings (K).


  4. MonotheismOne and only one god who exhibited the powers and qualities of all gods. Variety of gods as a supreme manifestation of one supreme being


  5. 539-538 B.C.E.Cyrus the Great defeats the Medes, announcements of exiles


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