Biblical Protagonists through an Ancient Lens Midterm

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Question 1 8.18 out of 10 points Choose the names of Joseph's eleven brothers from among the names on this list. The brothers gave their names to the twelve tribes of Israel, so if you can name the tribes, you can also name the brothers. Additionally, the names that aren't the tribes' names correspond to figures that we have come across in other contexts, so you should be able to eliminate them on account of knowing them from other stories.
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Selected Answers: Levi Issachar Zebulun Naphtali Asher Judah Jacob Simon Dan Benjamin Gad Correct Answers: Levi Issachar Zebulun Naphtali Asher Judah Reuben
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Question 2 0 out of 10 points Susan Ackerman, in the pages we read from her book *Warrior, Dancer, Seductress, Queen* argues that we can find ancient and persistent strains of stories that depict women as major ____________ figures. Selected Answer: sexual Correct Answer: military Question 3 3.33 out of 10 points Jonathan Kirsch attempts to give a more textured and complicated picture of Moses, the Hebrew Bible's greatest prophet. Choose those themes that Kirsch addresses:
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Selected Answers: Rivalry with Aaron A person of unknown origins, for whom the stories of his early life are meant to fill out the story -- even thought they're probably not even related to Moses himself. An indifferent and unremarkab le person. Correct Answers: Rivalry with Aaron Ruthless military and political leader A
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4 10 out of 10 points When God appeared to Moses and called him to be His prophet, Moses claimed to be unqualified as a prophet, because he said that he _____. Selected Answer:
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course ARLT 100g taught by Professor 02:00-03:20pm during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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