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Jewish ethics: Quiz


Question 1: In more modern forms and movements within ________, the mother and father are considered equal in all things.

Question 2: To honour one's father and mother is one of the ________.
Biblical canonChristianity and JudaismTen CommandmentsBible

Question 3: The pietistic mussar tradition was revived by the Jewish ethics education movement that developed in the 19th century Orthodox Jewish European (________) community.
Ashkenazi JewsJewish ethnic divisionsJewsSephardi Jews

Question 4: The Biblical ________ exhort all people to lead a righteous life.

Question 5: In 20th Century, Orthodox and ________, Jewish writers typically tackle contemporary ethical, social and political issues by interpreting rabbinic law (Halakha) in responsa (formal opinions).
Jewish philosophyJewsAntisemitismConservative Judaism

Question 6: Beginning primarily as a applied ethics based on halakhah, more recently it has broadened to ________, weaving together issues in biology, science, medicine and ethics, philosophy and theology.
BioethicsConscienceMedical ethicsAristotle

Question 7: "Let justice pierce the mountain" is the characteristic maxim attributed to ________ (Sanh.

Question 8: Notably, Hermann Cohen authored Religion of Reason in the tradition of ________.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelRené DescartesImmanuel KantDavid Hume

Question 9: ________ ('Duties of the Heart'), by Bahya ibn Paquda (11th century).
Saadia GaonJoseph KimhiApophatic theologyChovot ha-Levavot

Question 10: ________ sought to distinguish his philosophical and Jewish writings; nevertheless, some scholars are constructing Jewish ethics around his innovative and deeply-Jewish approach.
Søren KierkegaardJean-Paul SartreEmmanuel LevinasMaurice Merleau-Ponty


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