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The Prophets Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What social ill did Hosea primarily speak out against?



2. Heschel says that Jeremiah is often called a prophet of what?



3. Whom did Jeremiah say would overtake the cities of Judah?



4. What does Heschel say plays a part in the message that the prophets bring to the people?



5. What does Heschel see as the point when freedom is lost?



Short Essay Questions

1. How did Hosea think his marriage with his wife Gomer reflected the relationship of Israel and God?



2. What is Heschel's theory of ecstasy and the prophets?



3. Did the prophets feel differently about sin than others?



4. What does Heschel describe as the end to indifference?



5. How does Heschel describe the prophets' mental health?



6. What was the prophet Micah's concern with the people?



7. What is Democritus's view of poets and divine inspiration?



8. Why does Heschel think it is hard for people to understand the wrath of God?



9. What is the purpose of ecstasy, as explained by Heschel?



10. Do all scholars agree with Philo's view of ecstasy and the prophets?



Essay Topics

Discuss what type of man the prophet is in the Old Testament. Use examples from the prophets discussed the in the book to illustrate your points. Why were they prophets? What was their purpose?

What is prophecy? How do you distinguish prophecy from other forms of speech or from predictions?

Choose two of the following prophets: Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Jeremiah, and Habakkuk. Compare and contrast them as men and prophets.

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