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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Edict of Cyrus
- 550 B.C.E
- Synoptic Gospels
- a Restatement of the law of Mt. Sinai on the plains of Moab, three addresses from Moses (1:1-6)
- b 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
- c Matthew Mark and Luke--because they each include many of the same stories, very few differences in sequence
- d Cyrus the Great defeats the Medes, announcements of exiles
- e 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 Multiple Choice Questions
- Greek term for bible, the books
- 8th-7th century prophet. Very controversial and most quoted book. The holy one of Israel
- Destruction of the Temple
- Discusses who should run the Temple. Critical voices are subsumed in overwhelming narrative. Foretells that Jerusalem will be holy place.
- 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
5 True/False Questions
Essenes → A group of Jews that withdrew from the world into the desert in order to live a life of prayer and asceticism. Their name means " the pious ones" or " the healers."
Covenant → Example of inevitable doom vs. repentance:
God may relent and change his mind (also in Mt. Sinai, the Judges cycle, and Amos 7:1-9)
Latter prophets → Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, "The Twelve"
Jonah 3 → a 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).
Samaritans → People who lived in the area of israel called Samaria. The Samaritans came from Jews who married non-Jews.