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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The Safavids rose up in Iran, and the Moghul Empire emerged ____________.
(a) In China.
(b) In Nepal.
(c) In India.
(d) In Pakistan.
2. The classic texts of this form of Judaic mysticism were written ____________.
(a) In Jerusalem in the fifth and sixth centuries.
(b) In Canaan in the fifth and sixth centuries.
(c) In Assyria in the fifth and sixth centuries.
(d) In Babylon in the fifth and sixth centuries.
3. Nietzsche proclaimed that God ____________.
(a) Is in all things.
(b) Was in hiding.
(c) Never existed.
(d) Was dead.
4. Kabbalists used _______________ between the essence of God and the God who is revealed by the reality of creation.
(a) The Gnostic and Neoclassical distinction.
(b) The Vedic and Neopolitan distinction.
(c) The Vedic and Neoplatonic distinction.
(d) The Gnostic and Neoplatonic distinction.
5. The history of the emergence of the Judaic scriptures can be interpreted as ____________.
(a) The refinement and later acceptance of the tribal and personalized Yahweh.
(b) The refinement and later abandonment of the tribal and personalized Yahweh.
(c) The refinement and later acceptance of the transpersonal Yahweh.
(d) The refinement and later abandonment of the transpersonal Yahweh.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Catholic church distinguished itself when Pope Innocent VIII promulgated a Papal Bull in 1484. What did this start?
2. What removes God from the personal human category to transcend the human attributes?
3. Armstrong describes a similar wave of religious fervor, which swept through New England in the 1730's and which became known as ____________.
4. Some scholars suggest that the decline of Muslim science marked the beginning of ____________.
5. All three monotheistic religions were forced to develop ____________ traditions?
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