New Testament Unit 1 Test

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Alexander the Great is identified as a leader during the Hellenistic period.
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Alexander the Great ushered the ______________ period.HellenisticThe following aspects comprise the sematic rangeContext, Definition, Meaning (Not Bias)3 kinds of Jews at this timeHellenized, Hasmoneans, HasidimHellenized JewsDid Greek cultural thingsHasmonean JewsAristocratic, Jewish power brokers.HasidimThe goodie tooshoo PhariseesThe Decapolis is an association of twenty cities scattered throughout the area of Syria, Palestine, and EgyptFalse, there were 10 instead of 20 citiesThe Hasidim were the violent "fourth philosophy" of ancient Judaism.False, not the 4th philosophyThe Essene community was community was known as the apocalyptic community.True, they meticulously observed the Law of Moses, the sabbath, ritual purity, refused to immerse themselves in public life.Harrod Antipas killed John the BaptistTrueThe Sadducees displayed political aspirations and gained high political office.True, they held power politicallyThe establishment of the Feast of Dedication is attributed to the Maccabean/Hasmonean period.TrueTrade and communication passed between Mesopotamia and Egypt in Israel, making its territory crucial in the ancient world.TrueAs a faithful Jew, Jesus would pray the Shema twice a day.TrueThe diaspora reflected the traveling of Jewish individuals into non-Jewish areas.TrueArchelaus was the governor and overseer of Galilee during Jesus' ministry.False, Harod Archelaus was the leader during Jesus' time___________ was a nearby town of Nazareth where it is supposed that Joseph worked as well as the family visited from time to time.SepphorisThe creation of the Septuagint (LXX) arose out of the following periodHellenisticWhere in Galilee did Jesus call 'home'?CapernaumThe Dead Sea Scrolls are attributed to the___________EssenesJesus returned for the Feast of Tabernacles, the Feast of Dedication, and Passover to the city of______________.Jerusalem____________ is the place where Peter identified Jesus as the MessiahCaesarea PhilippiWhich group seemed to be cooperating with the Romans, hoping to bring about negotiated changes in Judea.SadduceesThe ____________ held that the Old Testament and oral traditions were equally authoritative.PhariseesWhat group lived just north of Jerusalem, claimed a separate heritage, and built their own temple on Mount Gerizim?SamaritansName three villages in Galilee that were most important in Jesus' public ministry.Capernaum, Nazareth, Sesori, FalipiIdentify and explain two ways Jesus' behavior was different than the scribes and Pharisees in his day?He did not quote any Rabi's and He quoted God's word alone. He spoke in parables and about forgiveness instead of strictly law.