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
How does the Bahir, the earliest kabbalistic work, describe the sefirah (God’s emanation) of "power"?
Question 2 of 10
According to the Book of Ezekiel, can someone be punished for the deeds of his or her ancestors?
Question 3 of 10
In Reeve Robert Brenner's study documenting Holocaust survivors' faith in God, what results were found?
Question 4 of 10
How does Process Theology understand the Holocaust?
Question 5 of 10
The problem of suffering and evil took on an unprecedented role in Jewish thought after what event?
Question 6 of 10
Which of the following thinkers first posited that both good and evil forces emanate from God?
Question 7 of 10
Which of the following did Mordecai Kaplan, the founder of Reconstructionist Judaism, believe?
Question 8 of 10
True or false: For Jews, the problem of suffering is twofold, including a universal problem and a particular problem.
Question 9 of 10
Why is the question of suffering and evil unique among theological and philosophical problems?
Question 10 of 10
What is the Sitra Ahra?

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