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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 did Mesha sacrifice to appease his idols during wartime?
(b) His son.
(d) His daughter.
2. Why does Heschel use quotes from other books of the Bible?
(a) To provide background.
(b) To prove his point.
(c) To prove he knows about the Bible.
(d) To show continuity.
3. Heschel states that it is a mistake to think that what happens on earth reflects what?
(a) What is going to happen in the future on earth.
(b) What has happened in the past in heaven.
(c) What is happening in heaven.
(d) What has happened in the past on earth.
4. What does Heschel say that Habakkuk is tormented by?
(a) The idolatry of the people.
(b) The great lack of worshipping the true God.
(c) The lack of listening to the prophets.
(d) The fact that God allows evil to prevail.
5. Micah's concern with the people was that they worshiped what?
(b) The work of their own hands.
(c) Golden calves.
(d) Multiple gods.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why does Heschel quote Micah 7:1-7?
2. What was the name of Hosea's wife?
3. What does Heschel say plays a part in the message that the prophets bring to the people?
4. What does Heschel say that the prophets looked towards?
5. What does Heschel avoid telling the reader about the prophets' message?
Short Essay Questions
1. Did the people listen to the prophet Isaiah?
2. Does Heschel say there is anything that can change God's judgment after the prophets warn the people of destruction?
3. Why did history cause a need for prophets?
4. Why does Heschel think Habakkuk is a tormented man?
5. What type of message did Amos bring to the people?
6. Why did the people try to run Amos out of the city of Judah?
7. What is meant when Samuel says "to obey is better than sacrifice"?
8. Who is Second Isaiah?
9. What does Heschel say God's ultimate goal is?
10. What does Heschel say the prophets look toward?
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