CH 10 TEST: Religions

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Last updated: April 30, 2019

the word “canon” refers to
a collection of sacred writings

the prophet who led the Israelites out of Egypt was Moses (true/false)
true

Jews are traditionally free to eat anything they like because God is the creator of everything (true/false)
true

the many diverse traditions that make up the world of Jewish mysticism are sometimes referred to as _________
Kabbalah

Jews commonly believe in the divinity of Jesus Christ (true/false)
false

there are no references to the Israelites in early Egyptian literature (true/false)
false

the Jewish new year is called
Rosh Hashanah

which of the following is not a major Jewish festival:a) Pesachb) Sukkotc) Yom Kippurd) Hanukkah
Hanukkah

the Maccabean rebellion is celebrated on
Hanukkah

One of the most important prayers that declares the unity of God is
the Shema

when the Jewish boy or girl turns thirteen, they are considered an adult in the religious community. this ceremony takes its name from their new status as son/daughter of the commandment
Bar/Bat Mitzvah

the Septuaging is a translation of the Hebrew Bible into
Greek

Judaism teaches the belief in many gods (true/false)
false

a tallit is a __________
prayer shawl

according to Judaism, the kind who built the first temple was named
Solomon

the reform movement embraced the idea that Judaism is
an evolving religious culture

the term “eschatological” refers to a belief in an End-Time (true/false)
true

who was the first patriarch of Judaism?
abraham

the word Torah literally means “teachings.” (true/false)
true

Salomon’s Temple was built in
Jerusalem

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