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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What promise did God make to Sarah?
2. How old was Eve's husband when she gave birth to a third son?
3. To what famous child did Elisabeth give birth?
4. What was the financial status of Lot?
5. What was the name of Eve's first son?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why did Eve's son Cain slay his brother Abel?
2. Over what legal issue did the five daughters of Zelophad appear before Moses and the council, and what important legal precedent did their case set for women in the tribe of Israel?
3. What did Edith Deen speculate that the life of Lot's wife was like prior to her demise?
4. How did Rebekah's younger son Jacob steal his father's blessing and inheritance from his older brother Esau?
5. Who was Seth and how did he differ from Cain?
6. How has Mary, the mother of Christ, been honored and revered throughout the ages?
7. How did Jacob end up married to Leah when he sought to marry her sister Rachel instead?
8. For what did Hannah pray, and what sacrifice did she have to make once God answered her prayers?
9. What natural explanation did Edith Deen provide in All the Women of the Bible for Lot's wife turning into a pillar of salt?
10. Why did Simeon and Levi murder their sister Dinah's husband Shechem?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Compare and contrast Esther, Ruth, and Rebekah. Cite examples from the text to support your conclusions.
Essay Topic 2
Compare and contrast Eve and Mary, the mother of Christ, as archetypes for motherhood. Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss the depiction of women in the Bible as daughters, wives, mothers, and widows. What did these traditional female roles depict about Middle Eastern society during biblical times and the status of women in that society? Cite examples from the text to support your arguments.
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