Flashcards in Unit 5: Prophets Deck (22):
After the time of Solomon and David, the Promised Land was divided into:
North and South
The names of these division were:
Israel and Judah
Term for the promised one, the anointed one who will bring peace to all:
Three of the major prophets were:
Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel
The wicked King and Queen who killed many prophets during Elijah's time:
Ahab and Jezebel
The false god whose prophets tried to light the fire of a sacrifice against Elijah
While on Mount Horeb, Elijah experience God in a:
During the time of the prophets, these nations conquered the Promised Land:
Assyria and Babylon
The Babylonia Captivity was begun by ____ and lasted about ___ years.
Isaiah says that the Promised One to be sent will be from:
the root of Jesse
The term for the dispersed, the ones taken away, the faithful remnant:
The theme of Second Isaiah prophesying the coming of the Messiah:
the Suffering Servant
At the end of his book, Jeremiah proclaims to the Chosen People...
a new covenant will be written on their hearts
The "Literary masterpiece of the Bible that asks the question about our respond to the nature of suffering and faith":
Who was the Queen during the time of the exile who tries to stop the prime minister of Persia from killing all the Jews:
Who was the Jewish woman who beheads the general Holofernes when he tries to have relations with her:
Where is Daniel placed when he will not stop praying to God in front of the King?
Who is the famous Macedonian (or Greek) who conquers the Promised Land, leading to the Hellenization of most of the known world?
Alexander the Great
What empires replaces the Greek empire in the century before the birth of Jesus?
What sage and king may have written several of the Wisdom books?
With a brief explanation, what are the three major topics preached by the prophets?
Morality: keeping God's commandments
Monotheism: belief and faith in one God
Messiah: the coming of a savior, the one who will save them all