← Religion 111 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Edict of Cyrus
- 66-70 C.E.
- 539-538 B.C.E.
- a 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
- b Edict of Cyrus
- c Jewish revolt and Jerusalem under attack by Roman army
- d Part of the world
- e A mutual agreement between 2 parties to live together under a set of shared expectations (i.e. God & Abraham)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Genesis 12-36. Section giving accounts of the ancestors of the Israelite people.
- Primary post-Sinai symbol of the presence of God constructed by Moses at Mt. Sinai. Said to hold Ten Commandments, called "the footstool of YahWeh," leads to Promised Land
- One and only one god who exhibited the powers and qualities of all gods. Variety of gods as a supreme manifestation of one supreme being
- Destruction of the Temple
- Separates Deuteronomistic Source into Dtr1 and Dtr2. Dtr1 saw Israel's history as a contrast between God's judgement on the sinful northern kingdom of Jeroboam I (who set up the golden calves to be worshiped) and virtuous Judah, where faithful king David had reigned and where now the righteous Josiah was reforming the kingdom. The exilic Dtr2 overwrote this with warnings of a broken covenant and inevitable punishment and exile for sinful (in Dtr2's view) Judah.
5 True/False Questions
Apocrypha → Early Jewish writings of a religious nature included in the Septuagint but not included in final rabbinic canon (Tobit, Judith, Additions to Esther, Wisdom of Solomon, Sirach, Baruch, Additions to Daniel, 1-2 Maccabees)
Julius Wellhausen → Continuous Cycle:
1. Faithful in days of deliverer (2:7)
2. Faithful generation dies (2:10)
3. New generation does "what is evil" (2:11-13)
4. Anger of YahWeh kindled, hands them over to their enemies (2:14-15)
5.People cry out to YahWeh
6. God delivers people
550 B.C.E → Cyrus the Great defeats the Medes, announcements of exiles
Jericho → Members of the highest order of angels, often pictured with three sets of wings; Isaiah saw them in a vision of God sitting on a throne in the temple. A seraphim placed coal in Isaiah's mouth to cleanse him. Depiction of how powerful God is
Zealots → Jews that rose up in armed rebellion against Rome in 66ce; unsuccessful, and Jewish Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed