The Prophets Test | Final Test - Easy

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The Prophets Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Heschel contends that the prophets were in what state of mind when they received God's call?
(a) State of ecstasy.
(b) State of madness.
(c) State of consciousness and awareness.
(d) State of passivity.

2. What does Heschel believe drives a person's desire for ecstasy?
(a) Desire to leave the every day world.
(b) Desire to be connected to gods.
(c) Desire to be different.
(d) Desire to pray more deeply.

3. To what does Heschel compare the words of the prophet?
(a) A breeze.
(b) Running water.
(c) Wind.
(d) Thunder.

4. In addition to using information from Israel's culture, Heschel uses information from what in order to understand the prophets?
(a) Greek culture.
(b) Cult of the Balaam.
(c) Egyptian culture.
(d) Islamic culture.

5. Heschel looks at the theory of ecstasy but limits it to what?
(a) Old Testament prophets.
(b) The literary prophets.
(c) Early prophets.
(d) The post-exilic prophets.

6. Heschel admits that pathos is both a paradox and what?
(a) A commandment.
(b) A divine concept.
(c) A mystery.
(d) Easy to explain.

7. What subject area did Philo develop?
(a) Apathy.
(b) Biblical prophecy.
(c) Biblical translations.
(d) Religious sympathy.

8. What does Heschel call indifference?
(a) Evil.
(b) Rational.
(c) Good.
(d) Unjust.

9. What are two unique features of a prophet?
(a) Active cooperation and self-dedication to God.
(b) Forgiveness and suppression of emotion.
(c) Silent subordination and self-love.
(d) Prayer and mercy.

10. To what does Heschel compare the descriptions of prophecy?
(a) Grace and holiness.
(b) Poetry.
(c) Religious literature.
(d) Religious fervor.

11. Heschel contrasts God to other deities, who unlike God, did not have what?
(a) Power to change history.
(b) Absolute supreme power.
(c) Power to make heaven and earth.
(d) Power to intervene in people's lives.

12. One view that Heschel discusses is that an outstanding feature of a poet's consciousness is the sense of being what at the moment of inspiration?
(a) Rational.
(b) Taken over by another.
(c) Passive.
(d) In control.

13. What cultural/religious doctrines did Philo try to mix in his studies?
(a) Greek and Islamic.
(b) Greek and Jewish.
(c) Egyptian and Islamic.
(d) Jewish and Egyptian.

14. Jeremiah the prophet said that God delights in what?
(a) Kindness.
(b) Repentance.
(c) The covenant.
(d) Vengeance.

15. What is anthropopathy?
(a) The attribution of human qualities to animals.
(b) The attribution of God-like qualities to humans.
(c) Personification.
(d) The attribution of human qualities to gods.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to some scholars, the goal should not be pathos but what?

2. What appears to us as wild emotionalism in the prophets, Heschel says may seem like what to the prophets themselves?

3. The prophet's attitude toward divine reality is described as what?

4. Heschel points out that having a friendship with God doesn't mean what?

5. Who stated that since the world is so full of filth and sin a just and loving God could not have created it?

(see the answer keys)

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