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Chapter 3 True or False - Bible. A) True B) False 8 During...

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True or False (See related pages) 1 Male circumcision is the physical mark identifying Jews as members of God's covenant community. A) True B) False 2 Various New Testament authors express differing attitudes over the issue of whether Christians were bound to observe the Jewish Law. A) True B) False 3 The Sadducees were the only one of the important Jewish sects in Jesus' day to survive the first century CE. A) True B) False 4 Many modern scholars believe that the hostility shown toward the Pharisees in the New Testament Gospels reflects deep tension that existed between Christians and Jewish religious leaders in the decades when the Gospels were written. A) True B) False 5 The Pharisees observed not only the written Torah but also a set of oral laws called the "tradition of the elders." A) True B) False 6 Despite their frequent disagreements over the application of the Jewish Torah, Jesus and the Pharisees agreed on numerous matters of belief. A) True B) False 7 The Dead Sea Scrolls contain the oldest known copies of the Hebrew
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Unformatted text preview: Bible. A) True B) False 8 During the Jewish Revolt in 70 CE, the Romans who besieged Jerusalem would have destroyed the Temple when they captured the city, but the Zealots occupying the grounds surrendered so that the Temple could be saved. A) True B) False 9 Many Jews rejected early Christian claims that Jesus was God's Messiah because Jesus failed to deliver the Jews from their Gentile oppressors. A) True B) False 10 The term "messiah" derived from the Hebrew practice of anointing persons with oil as a sign that God had set them apart for some special task. A) True B) False 11 There are three biblical passages in the Old Testament that prophesy that the Messiah would die as a criminal. A) True B) False 12 The earliest extant copies of canonical and noncanonical biblical texts and commentaries produced by and for the Essene community were discovered in the Dead Sea Scrolls. A) True B) False...
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Chapter 3 True or False - Bible. A) True B) False 8 During...

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