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1

Elements of Hebrew poetry?

a) Parallelism i)Synonymous ii)Antithetic iii)Doxology

2

How many books of psalms?

Five collections of Psalms

3

Superscription? 2/3 of the Psalms are superscribed.

73 of them to David.

4

What is a Hymnic?

Psalms that acts as a hymn singing God's praise and declaring his greatness.

5

what is Lamentation?

Psalms that cry out for divine help.

6

What is thanksgiving?

Psalms that offer thanks.

7

The poetic books: Proverbs is?

6 collections; 3 associated with Solomon

8

The poetic book of Job is?

Central theme is the problem of suffering. Why do bad things happen to good people?

9

What is the key to understanding the book of Job? Chapters 1 and 2.

God's perspective and purpose, Faultiness of human logic and seeking God's wisdom not logical answers.

10

The book of Ecclesiastes?

Includes "Psalm of the Cynic" and the author is The Qohelet (Lecturer).

11

What is the central theme of Ecclesiastes?

The Futility of Life without God.

12

What is the central theme of Song of Solomon?

Purity of Sexual Love. Sex as Profane, Sex as Prudish and Sex as Pure.