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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Jeremiah felt that his time was one of what?
2. What does understanding God depend on?
3. Jeremiah was a prophet when what happened to Jerusalem?
4. Why does Heschel quote Micah 7:1-7?
5. Heschel says God hates sin but is also what?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why can't God be explained, according to Heschel?
2. How does Heschel describe the words of prophecy?
3. In what way were Jeremiah and Micah the same?
4. Why does Heschel think Habakkuk is a tormented man?
5. What does understanding God depend on, according to Heschel?
6. What does Heschel say God's ultimate goal is?
7. How does God answer Habakkuk when he asks him why and how long this will continue?
8. Who is Second Isaiah?
9. Did the prophets feel differently about sin than others?
10. Did the people listen to the prophet Isaiah?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Choose two of the following prophets: Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Jeremiah, and Habakkuk. Compare and contrast them as men and prophets.
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the social issues that the prophets were addressing. What were the issues? Be sure to link specific social issues to specific prophets. What did the prophets have to say about these social issues? Did the prophets address the social issues in the same way?
Essay Topic 3
From among the following list of prophets, Amos, Hosea, Isaiah, Micah, Jeremiah, Habakkuk, and Second Isaiah. choose the one you consider to be the most important. Discuss why you think he was the most important. In your discussion, include information on the man, the social ills, what he said, and how he said it.
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