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After the time of Solomon and David, the Promised Land was divided into:

North and South

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The names of these division were:

Israel and Judah

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Term for the promised one, the anointed one who will bring peace to all:

Messiah

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Three of the major prophets were:

Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel

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The wicked King and Queen who killed many prophets during Elijah's time:

Ahab and Jezebel

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The false god whose prophets tried to light the fire of a sacrifice against Elijah

Baal

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While on Mount Horeb, Elijah experience God in a:

whispering wind

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During the time of the prophets, these nations conquered the Promised Land:

Assyria and Babylon

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The Babylonia Captivity was begun by ____ and lasted about ___ years.

Nebuchadnezzar, 70

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Isaiah says that the Promised One to be sent will be from:

the root of Jesse

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The term for the dispersed, the ones taken away, the faithful remnant:

Diaspera

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The theme of Second Isaiah prophesying the coming of the Messiah:

the Suffering Servant

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At the end of his book, Jeremiah proclaims to the Chosen People...

a new covenant will be written on their hearts

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The "Literary masterpiece of the Bible that asks the question about our respond to the nature of suffering and faith":

Job

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Who was the Queen during the time of the exile who tries to stop the prime minister of Persia from killing all the Jews:

Esther

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Who was the Jewish woman who beheads the general Holofernes when he tries to have relations with her:

Judith

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Where is Daniel placed when he will not stop praying to God in front of the King?

lions' den

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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

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What empires replaces the Greek empire in the century before the birth of Jesus?

Roman

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What sage and king may have written several of the Wisdom books?

Solomon

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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

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What is the central theme of the Book of Job?

Faith beyond understanding