Introduction to Judaism

  1. What is the origin of Judaism, according to the Bible?
  2. What are the distinctives of biblical Judaism?
  3. In what way did Judaism change after the Jews lost their war with Rome?
  4. What criticisms did Jesus make of first-century Judaism?
  5. What criticisms did Paul have of first-century Judaism?
  6. How did the destruction of Jerusalem and the Second Temple affect Judaism?
  7. What paths did Judaism take after the first century?
  8. Explain the relationship between the oral Torah and the written Torah
  9. What effect did the Holocaust have on Judaism?
  10. Explain the interest Christians of today have in Judaism