Free Will Quiz

The paradox of human free will and God's infinite knowledge and power has troubled Jewish thinkers at every point in Jewish history. How much do you know about this debate?

Question 1 of 10
How does Maimonides deal with the problem of free choice?
Question 2 of 10
Which Christian thinker's view on free will parallels Maimonides' view?
Question 3 of 10
What did the Hasidic Izbicer Rebbe teach about free will?
Question 4 of 10
True or false: At his famous show-down with Ahab on Mount Carmel, the prophet Elijah insinuates that God purposely led the hearts of the sinning Israelites astray.
Question 5 of 10
What does Abraham Joshua Heschel believe about free will?
Question 6 of 10
Which Jewish philosopher comes closest to asserting that humans do not have free will?
Question 7 of 10
According to Isaac Luria, why is free will a difficult concept to accept?
Question 8 of 10
Which of the following did not have his/their heart(s) hardened by God?
Question 9 of 10
Who believed that free will doesn't really exist, but human beings need to believe it does?
Question 10 of 10
Which talmudic sage said that "everything is in the hands of Heaven except the fear of Heaven"?

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