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
Why is the question of suffering and evil unique among theological and philosophical problems?
Question 2 of 10
In Reeve Robert Brenner's study documenting Holocaust survivors' faith in God, what results were found?
Question 3 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 4 of 10
How does Process Theology understand the Holocaust?
Question 5 of 10
Who is credited with beginning the post-Holocaust theological discussion in the West?
Question 6 of 10
What is Berkovits and Cohen's “Free Will Defense" argument about the source of evil and suffering?
Question 7 of 10
According to Saadiah Gaon, which of these is not a purpose of human suffering?
Question 8 of 10
Which approach to a painful experience does Rabbi Harold Kushner recommend?
Question 9 of 10
What is karet?
Question 10 of 10
Which of these offenses was not penalized by karet?

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