Final Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Heschel links divine inspiration to what?
2. To what does Heschel compare the words of the prophet?
(a) Running water.
(b) A breeze.
3. What does Heschel say about a reliable diagnosis of the prophets' mental health?
(a) It has been done by others.
(b) It's beyond the reach of the book.
(c) It isn't necessary.
(d) He's not experienced in that area.
4. An emotional religion of sympathy is more compatible with the prophet's mentality than a religion of what?
5. How is God's love to man shown?
(a) By showing us what we should do.
(b) By being righteous.
(c) By giving us a connection with God.
(d) By giving us what we want.
6. Some writers in the Bible say that emotions and feelings have been inspired by whom?
(a) The Greeks.
(d) The devil.
7. What does Heschel describe as not a goal, but a challenge, a commitment, a state of tension?
(b) Prophetic ethos.
(c) Prophetic sympathy.
8. According to Heschel, many parts of the Bible should be looked at as what?
9. What prophet did God send to Nineveh?
10. What were the prophets overwhelmed with in addition to emotion?
(a) The need to be respected.
(b) The need to speak with God.
(c) The need for action.
(d) The need to go off and pray.
11. What did the prophets talk about in addition to God's wrath and judgment?
(a) His knowledge.
(b) His vengeance.
(c) His wisdom.
(d) His love.
12. Another theory regarding the inspiration of the prophets regarded the prophetic act as what?
(a) An act of rebellion.
(b) An act of poetic creation.
(c) An act of madness.
(d) An act of unconsciousness.
13. In what religion do you do away with all feeling and obtain a type of peace?
14. When the pathos of God is upon a prophet what happens?
(a) He becomes overwhelmed.
(b) He becomes apathetic.
(c) He becomes angry.
(d) He becomes compassionate.
15. Heschel said that some of the beliefs that the prophets were frauds came from an era when people wanted what?
Short Answer Questions
1. Heschel says the problem is not that we depict God incorrectly but what?
2. What attitude does Heschel take to other points of view that he uses in his book?
3. Who was Marcion?
4. When did Heschel examine the state of mind of the prophets with respect to the theory of ecstasy?
5. What appears to us as wild emotionalism in the prophets, Heschel says may seem like what to the prophets themselves?
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