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Allegorical interpretation: Quiz


Question 1: The traces of allegorical and typological interpretation can be found later in the ________ but are further developed in the Epistle of Barnabas and especially by Origen.
JesusBiblical canonNew TestamentGospel

Question 2: In a biblical context, Allegorical interpretation is an approach assuming that the authors of a text (e.g., the ________) intended something other than what is literally expressed.
BibleChristianity and JudaismBiblical canonNevi'im

Question 3: Most notably of pre-Christian authors ________ expressly refers to its use by his predecessors and uses it himself to discover indications of different doctrines of philosophy in the stories of the Pentateuch.
Alexander the AlabarchLysimachus (brother of Philo)PhiloMarcus Julius Alexander

Question 4: But there were other classes of ________.
New TestamentOvidTypology (theology)Allegory in the Middle Ages

Question 5: The method has its origins in both Greek thought (who tried to avoid the literal interpretations of ancient ________) and in the rabbinical schools of the Land of Israel.
ApolloHeraMuseGreek mythology


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