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
Which of the following did Mordecai Kaplan, the founder of Reconstructionist Judaism, believe?
Question 2 of 10
What is Berkovits and Cohen's “Free Will Defense" argument about the source of evil and suffering?
Question 3 of 10
According to Judaism, why do bad things happen to good people?
Question 4 of 10
According to Saadiah Gaon, which of these is not a purpose of human suffering?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these offenses was not penalized by karet?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following claims did Maimonides deny in his philosophical writings?
Question 7 of 10
What do traditional Jewish sources teach about Hell?
Question 8 of 10
Who said that "in strict covenant theology, there can be no innocent sufferers"?
Question 9 of 10
Who wrote the book When Bad Things Happen to Good People?
Question 10 of 10
Does Judaism believe in a system of reward and punishment, according to the Bible?

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