God QuizJudaism has long been credited with introducing monotheism to the world. But Jewish conceptions of that one God have varied through the ages.
Question 1. Who introduced the term "Jehovah" as a name for God?
Secular Jewish scholars of Christianity
The Greek translators of the Torah
The founders of the Jehovah's Witnesses
Question 2. True or false: There is no single Jewish conception of God.
Question 3. Which of these characteristics is attributed to God in the Torah?
God has a hand
God has an arm
God gets angry
All of these
None of these
Question 4. What is Panentheism?
The belief that God is not one entity, but rather is several different entities
The idea that everything in the universe contains a part of God
The doctrine that all creation is embraced by God
A 17th-century movement which posits that all religions are true in their own way
Question 5. True or false: In Kabbalistic mysticism, our prayers are sent directly to the endless and eternal Ein Sof of God, not to the sefirot.
Question 6. 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
Question 7. What is panentheism?
A hierarchy of different Gods, as in Greek thought
The idea that "God" is the universe as a whole
The idea that God thinks like a human
The belief that every form of religious expression is sacred