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. What did the kabbalists introduce?
The name HaShem to refer to God
The idea of humanity being created in God's image
A distinction between the hidden and revealed aspects of God
Our rest on Shabbat as a metaphor for God's rest
Question 2. What is the goal of heikhalot mysticism?
To meet God
To know God's intellect and reasoning
To achieve a vision of God's throne
To create a world of one's own
Question 3. What is the Shiur Komah?
A popular Torah class offered in Jerusalem
A medieval disputation about the nature of God
The archaelogical site of an ancient synagogue
The earliest Hebrew work that deals with the secret of God Himself
Question 4. According to Maimonides, what is the "fundamental of fundamentals"?
Devotion to the commandments
Belief in God
Acceptance of the Torah
The notion of Jews as God's Chosen People
Question 5. Which of these does God identify as His own name, in the Bible?
I Am Who I Am
The Holy One Blessed Be He
The One Who Spoke and Thus Created The World
Question 6. Which school of belief directly influenced Saadiah Gaon's perception of God?
Question 7. Which of these cities does God destroy?