Science & Judaism Quiz

How much do you know about the relationship between science and Judaism?

The Bible and Talmud saw science and Jewish tradition as pathways to the same divine truth. But still, the two regularly come in conflict.

Question 1 of 10
What does the term "intelligent design" refer to?
Question 2 of 10
Which Jewish thinker saw evolutionary theory as support for the Kabbalistic ideas of the unity of life?
Question 3 of 10
How did Samuel bar Abba, a talmudic sage, calculate and determine the calendar and the dates of holidays many years in advance?
Question 4 of 10
What topics are covered in modern ethnographic studies of the Jewish community?
Question 5 of 10
True or false: Maimonides said that if a rabbi in the Talmud claims something that contradicts a known scientific fact, the Talmud's word must be trusted.
Question 6 of 10
Which of these statements has been used to explain the prominence of Jews in psychology?
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following proponents of psychology or psychiatry was not Jewish?
Question 8 of 10
What event proved Einstein's Theory of Relativity right?
Question 9 of 10
Some modern kabbalists connect the scientific theory about the exponential expansion of the universe to which mystical concept?
Question 10 of 10
How have Jewish institutions such as the Anti-Defamation League and the American Jewish Committee dealt with attempts to introduce Intelligent Design into public schools?

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