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5 Matching questions

  1. SOD YAHWEH
  2. ta biblia
  3. The "Shema"
  4. Theophany
  5. Synoptic Gospels
  1. a Matthew Mark and Luke--because they each include many of the same stories, very few differences in sequence
  2. b Deuteronomy 6:4-5: "Hear oh Israel" -> single most important commandment
  3. c council of the Lord, "call narrative" in Isaiah 6
  4. d An appearance of God, frequently associated with fire (i.e. Moses & burning bush, Mount Sinai with thunder & lightning)
  5. e Greek term for bible, the books

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Growing sense of separation between the divine and the human, questions of accessibility to gods and of "new world" to come ruled by the divine
  4. 8th-7th century prophet. Very controversial and most quoted book. The holy one of Israel
  5. 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

5 True/False questions

  1. Primeval narrativesGenesis 12-36. Section giving accounts of the ancestors of the Israelite people.

          

  2. Samaritanslaymen who tried to preserve the Jewish faith through pious and legalistic practices, and although as a group they were strongly censured in Jesus' sermons, some of them were friends and supporters of Jesus and his disciples.

          

  3. Julius WellhausenGerman 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

          

  4. Sadduceeslaymen who tried to preserve the Jewish faith through pious and legalistic practices, and although as a group they were strongly censured in Jesus' sermons, some of them were friends and supporters of Jesus and his disciples.

          

  5. Isaiah sections/authors8th-7th century prophet. Very controversial and most quoted book. The holy one of Israel

          

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