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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Habakkuk ask God directly?
(a) Where are you?
(b) How long and why?
(c) Why do you call me?
(d) What do you want me to do?
2. What does understanding God depend on?
(a) A person's relationship with God.
(b) A person's obedience to God's will.
3. The author states that a prophet looked at things that seemed what to other people?
4. What does Heschel say plays a part in the message that the prophets bring to the people?
(a) The situation.
(b) The way the message is presented.
(c) The man and his life.
(d) The words themselves.
5. What people did Amos, Hosea, and Isaiah try to save?
(a) The people of the Eastern Kingdom.
(b) The people of the Southern Kingdom.
(c) The people of the Western Kingdom.
(d) The people of the Northern Kingdom.
Short Answer Questions
1. Heschel says God hates sin but is also what?
2. God answers Habakkuk that God's hand is constantly working even though what?
3. How did Amos describe God's voice calling to him?
4. What does Heschel say that the prophets looked towards?
5. The prophets were outraged because of what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is meant when Samuel says "to obey is better than sacrifice"?
2. Why did the people try to run Amos out of the city of Judah?
3. What does Heschel say God's ultimate goal is?
4. How does Heschel think much of the Bible should be looked at?
5. What was Spinoza's idea about the prophets and does Heschel agree?
6. Who was Amos?
7. What type of man was a prophet, according to Heschel?
8. Why does Heschel call indifference evil?
9. Describe one view of ecstasy and prophets that Heschel describes.
10. What does Heschel say the prophets look toward?
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