REL134 Week 2 Knowledge Check
The Jewish view of God is best expressed as
o God is an impersonal force.
o God is creator and judge.
o God is the pattern of nature.
o God created the world but does not interfere in it.
The Jewish Day of Atonement, the most sacred day of the Jewish year, is
o Rosh Hashanah.
o Yom Kippur
The Jewish Sabbath is kept from
o sunset Friday to sunset Saturday
o sunrise Saturday to sunrise Sunday.
o sunrise Saturday to sundown Sunday.
o sunrise Sunday to sunrise Monday.
Judaism traces itself back to what legendary patriarch who is written about in the book of Genesis?
The biblical book that describes the origins of the human race is
The three categories of the Hebrew Bible are
o Torah, Prophets, and Proverbs.
o Psalms, Chronicles, and Proverbs.
o History, Prophets, and Psalms.
o Torah, Prophets, and Writings.
According to the Book of Exodus, what disaster was the last to strike the Egyptians?
o plague of frogs
o death of firstborn male children
Another name for the Torah is
Contemporary Judaism has split into four parts. The part which encourages non-literal, individual interpretation of traditional beliefs is called
o Reform Judaism.
o Reconstructionist Judaism.
o Orthodox Judaism.
o Conservative Judaism.