God Quiz

Judaism has long been credited with introducing monotheism to the world. But Jewish conceptions of that one God have varied through the ages.

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Qustion 1. What is the primary purpose of kabbalah?

To gain better concentration for prayer To harness the power of Creation To achieve great personal gains To learn more about the essence of God

Qustion 2. What is the Tetragrammaton?

The four-letter name of God The covenant between God and Israel The fourth of the Ten Commandments Another name for the World to Come

Qustion 3. What kind of encounter with God was stressed by Martin Buber and Abraham Joshua Heschel?

A rational encounter, grounded in the role of science in Creation An existential encounter, acknowledging that there is no way to approach speaking to God A human encounter, grounded in experiential knowledge and emotions None of these

Qustion 4. Which of these is not a sefirah in the Kabbbalistic perception of God?

Keter (crown) Malkhut (kingship) Shalem (completion) Daat (knowledge)

Qustion 5. Which of these does God identify as His own name, in the Bible?

The Omnipresent I Am Who I Am The Holy One Blessed Be He The Name The One Who Spoke and Thus Created The World

Qustion 6. What movement was founded in 1963 by Sherwin Wine?

Reconstructionist Judaism Secular Humanistic Judaism Jewish Renewal The Chosen People Foundation

Qustion 7. Which of these cities does God destroy?

Ur Beersheva Sodom Jerusalem

Qustion 8. Which of God's names in the Bible can also, on occasion, refer to pagan gods?

Adonai Elohim JHWH HaShem

Qustion 9. What is the main argument of the book God: A Biography?

God does not exist. God is merely a vehicle for the people speaking to God. God's character changes through the Bible. All of the above None of the above

Qustion 10. Which of these statements about angels is NOT true according to Jewish tradition?

They perform various functions at God's behest They are the object of worship They are lower in rank than good men They possess form without matter
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