Suffering & Evil Quiz

Why do bad things happen to good people?

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

Question 1 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 2 of 10
Which of these is an interpretation of the biblical punishment of karet?
Question 3 of 10
What is the philosophical conclusion reached by the Book of Job?
Question 4 of 10
Who said that "in strict covenant theology, there can be no innocent sufferers"?
Question 5 of 10
What is the name for the vindication of God’s justice despite the existence of evil?
Question 6 of 10
According to Judaism, why do bad things happen to good people?
Question 7 of 10
The phrase "freedom is a two-edged sword" is most characteristic of which Jewish philosophy?
Question 8 of 10
The problem of justifying God despite the existence of evil is called:
Question 9 of 10
Which of these offenses was not penalized by karet?
Question 10 of 10
The problem of suffering and evil took on an unprecedented role in Jewish thought after what event?

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