The Prophets Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 2: Chapters 10-13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Heschel uses prophets from what regions or religions that used ecstasy to verify his viewpoint?
(a) Shiite and Greek.
(b) Egypt and Greek.
(c) Islam and Mesopotamia.
(d) Egypt and Mesopotamia.

2. Heschel says the problem is not that we depict God incorrectly but what?
(a) That we can't depict Him.
(b) That we try to depict Him at all.
(c) That we don't know how to depict Him.
(d) He does not see depicting God as a problem.

3. What does Heschel say is an end to indifference?
(a) Right thinking.
(b) Vengeance.
(c) God.
(d) Wisdom.

4. What is anthropopathy?
(a) The attribution of human qualities to gods.
(b) The attribution of human qualities to animals.
(c) The attribution of God-like qualities to humans.
(d) Personification.

5. What is Karma?
(a) A religion that believes in prophetic thinking.
(b) A way of life.
(c) An opposite to prophetic thinking.
(d) A special relationship to God.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Heschel call indifference?

2. When talking about the inspiration for poetry, who says "One does not ask who gives."

3. Why does Heschel call the prophet he discusses after Habakkuk the "Second Isaiah"?

4. One theory for prophets and their inspiration is that they had madness in them that led to what?

5. What promise did God give with Second Isaiah?

(see the answer key)

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