Intro to Biblical Literature - Study Guide, Exam #2 Practice quizzes are available on Moodle 1. Be able to identify the following personalities and concepts: Aaron Covenant Hagar Josiah Rebekah Abel Cyrus the Great Hannah Laban Rehoboam Abraham David Hermeneutics Laments Revelation Absalom Deborah Hezekiah Leah Samson Adam Dreams Holiness Lord of hosts Samuel Ahab Eli Isaac Lot Sarah Amos Elijah Ishmael Moses Saul Atonement Elisha Jacob Nathan Sennacherib Baal Esau Jeremiah Nebuchadnezzar Seth Balaam Eschatology Jeroboam Nehemiah Shema Baruch Exile Jesse Noah Solomon Bathsheba Ezra Jezebel Parallelism Tabernacle Bethel Gideon Jonathan Passover Wycliffe Cain Gog and Magog Joseph Rachel Yahweh Caleb Gomer Joshua Rahab Zedekiah Canon To study these effectively, try using a flashcard system. 2. Know the major emphasis of the following Bible chapters: Genesis 1-2 Exodus 20 Psalm 51 Genesis 3 Joshua 24 Proverbs 31 Genesis 12 Psalm 23 Isaiah 53 3. On a map, be able to pinpoint the location of the following: Dead Sea Jerusalem Mediterranean Sea Samaria Jericho Jordan River Mt. Carmel Sea of Galilee 4. Be able to match up the names of all the Old Testament books with descriptive phrases about their contents (remembering that the material in Chronicles parallels that of Kings). 5. Be able to summarize the story of the Old Testament in one paragraph using the following events (given here in alphabetical rather than chronological order): Call of Abraham Monarchy Established Fall of human beings Promise of Redeemer Conquest of Canaan Exile Northern kingdom falls Return from Exile Creation Exodus Period of Judges Southern kingdom falls Division of Kingdom 6. Why does our textbook say that the walls of Jerusalem were such an issue with Nehemiah? (p. 153) 7. What does our book say is the lesson for us today from Ezra’s preaching against mixed marriages? (p. 152) 8. What was your favorite photo in chapters 10-17 of the textbook?