Quiz 3 - o Major Prophets Isaiah Jeremiah Lamentations...

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Quiz #3 1. The Books of Moses/Five Books of Law/Pentateuch o Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deutronomy These five books are about how the world was created and its early history. They also focus on Israeli’s as the people, and the reason these books are referred to as “The Books of Moses” is because one of the themes is Moses receiving the law and instructing the Israeli people on how to live their lives. The Historical Books o Joshua, Judges, Ruth, First Samuel, Second Samuel, First Kings, Second Kings, First Chronicles, Second Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther These books go in a historical sequence (hence, “historical books”) and focus on the history between when the Israeli’s arrived in the promised land and when they were destroyed by the Assyrians and exiled by the Babylonians. Poetical Books/ Wisdom Writings o Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon These books focus on how true wisdom can be found. Prophets
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Unformatted text preview: o Major Prophets Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, Daniel o Minor Prophets Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi o The separation between major and minor prophets is solely based on the length of the books. All of the prophets wrote with the intention of spreading the word of god, and all of their stories are based on the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. 2. There seem to be a lot of different ways and categories in which to interpret the Bible, but generally they can all be summed up on one general way. The Bible cannot be interpreted 100% literal or 100% non-literal. People must understand that they need to interpret the Bible as a combination of literal and non-literal. 3. The most general way to put it is darkness represents the absence of God. Without God/religion/spiritual support people frequently become doubtful, unable to understand things, and sinful....
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