Suffering & Evil Quiz

Jewish thinkers throughout the ages have asked: Why do bad things happen to good people?

Question 1 of 10
What do traditional Jewish sources teach about Hell?
Question 2 of 10
According to the Book of Ezekiel, can someone be punished for the deeds of his or her ancestors?
Question 3 of 10
Who called evil "the most difficult matter…with which scholars of all ages, people and tongues have struggled"?
Question 4 of 10
What is karet?
Question 5 of 10
How does Process Theology understand the Holocaust?
Question 6 of 10
What did Abraham Isaac Kook think about the relationship between God and evil?
Question 7 of 10
According to the Bible, what did God promise to the Jews at Mt. Sinai, if they followed God's ways?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following thinkers first posited that both good and evil forces emanate from God?
Question 9 of 10
What is Berkovits and Cohen's “Free Will Defense" argument about the source of evil and suffering?
Question 10 of 10
True or false: In the Talmud, the rabbis tend to focus on theological solutions to the problem of evil, rather than the human response to suffering.

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