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Vow: Quiz

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Question 1: The ________ affords many examples of vows.
Nevi'imBibleBiblical canonChristianity and Judaism

Question 2: Here we have a sympathetic rain charm, combined with a prayer to the rain viewed as a personal ________ and with a promise or vow to give her the animal.
Feminist theologyGoddessDeityPolytheism

Question 3: In the Christian Fathers we hear of vows to abstain from flesh diet and ________.
ChardonnayWineChilean wineNew Zealand wine

Question 4: In the Jewish religion, the latter, under certain conditions, defined in ________ 27, could permit it to be redeemed.
Book of LeviticusPsalmsBook of NumbersBook of Deuteronomy

Question 5: A vow (Lat. votum, vow, promise; see vote) is a promise or ________.
BibleJudaismJudeo-ChristianOath

Question 6: The vow is a kind of ________, with the deity being both the witness and recipient of the promise.
Judeo-ChristianOathJudaismBible

Question 7: The characteristic mark of the vow, as the Suda and the Greek ________ remark, was that it was a promise either of things to be offered to God in the future and at once consecrated to Him in view of their being so offered, or of austerities to be undergone.
Catholic ChurchEast–West SchismChurch FathersEarly Christianity

Question 8: Among the ancient Chatti, as ________ relates (Germania, 31), young men allowed their hair and beards to grow, and vowed to court danger in that guise."
VespasianDomitianRoman EmpireTacitus

Question 9: It is often difficult to distinguish a vow from an ________.
JudaismJudeo-ChristianOathBible

Question 10: Secondly, the vow is quite apart from established ________, and is not provided for in the religious calendar.
Post-cult traumaOpposition to cults and new religious movementsCultAnti-cult movement







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