Suffering & Evil Quiz

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

Question 1 of 10
True or false: The concept of reward and punishment is the Torah's explanation for the existence of suffering.
Question 2 of 10
What do traditional Jewish sources teach about Hell?
Question 3 of 10
Which of these texts was the first to ask the question "Why do bad things happen to good people"?
Question 4 of 10
What is the philosophical conclusion reached by the Book of Job?
Question 5 of 10
How does the Bahir, the earliest kabbalistic work, describe the sefirah (God’s emanation) of "power"?
Question 6 of 10
What is the subject of the well-known Jewish book on suffering, For Those I Loved?
Question 7 of 10
Is the character of Job (from the Book of Job) a Jew?
Question 8 of 10
According to the Bible, what did God promise to the Jews at Mt. Sinai, if they followed God's ways?
Question 9 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.
Question 10 of 10
Which approach to a painful experience does Rabbi Harold Kushner recommend?

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