In Ecclesiastes, choose ONE adjective to describe the tone/mood/content of Ecclesiastes- and discuss
your choice in depth.
If I had to pick an adjective to describe the book of Ecclesiastes I would choose reassuring. The
book of Ecclesiastes basically
Compare ONE of the characters in next weeks assigned readings to any past character who has a similar
situation, position, etc.
Did not like the way his sister Tamar was
treated. Absalom hated Amnon because
Create an argument question (based on next weeks reading) and answer it. Must be analytical
OR reflective OR Creative- Not a summary.
Question: Why does the righteous man suffer?
I believe that righteous people suffer because if gives us a chance to g
Choose either 2nd Isaiah or Ezekiel and compare him to your prophet in each of the following ways 1) Bio
2) Main Concerns 3) Passage (4 lines+) most characteristic.
From Moresheth Gath.
Prophet of the poor and broken.
Apart of 12 mi
Part 1) For each prophet write one sentence that sums up his particular unique message.
Part 2) For your prophet- a) a brief bio b) discuss his major interests c) select a passage (from four lines
up) that you feel captures his message.
Write a diary entry from the point of view of one of the characters in next weeks assigned
reading. Must be from an I perspective and reflective (not a summary).
My father told to me to take one of our servants out with myself to look for asses that h
Compare Genesis 37-39 with Koran handout
A) Differences in story/Content
B) Personality of Joseph
C) Tone/Style of writing
D) In conclusion, which version do you prefer? Why?
Compare Fadime (in handout) to Dinah (O.T.) with regard to:
a) Family Situation
b) Personality of Fadime and Dinah
c) Outcome of their actions
Very traditional family; believed
in traditional K
Choose a biblical law from any assigned Leviticus chapters
and explain how it is still relevant for us today.
Leviticus in Tanakh contains many of Gods several laws and one of which being: you
shall not steal. Stealing is a very common thing, it was ba
A) What is your definition of a hero?
B) Based on that definition choose ONE of the following characters in next weeks
assigned reading- Joshua, Rahab, Samson, Dalilah, Jael, or Deborah and explain why
she/he is a hero. (if you think none of them is a
Moses develops and changes from Exodus 1-21, discuss the ways in which he changes.
Moses, despite his doubts and fears always chooses to follow God. In the beginning of
Exodus Moses was so very God-fearing and he believed he was so unworthy to do the w
Using the flood handout, in chart form, compare: Content, Conception of God, and Style.
Man and his woman
the waters had eased
everything that was on the ground,
Male and female
the waters decreased
all flesh, those that creep on
A) What is your impression of Lots Wife in the O.T. readings? Explain.
B) After reading the handout, has your impression changed? Explain.
According to the Old Testament readings all it really says about Lots wife is that she
looked back at the city wh
Compare Genesis 1-2:4a with Genesis 2:4b
b) Writers conception of God
c) Style/tone of writing
In this section of the text the content
directly states the order