Book of Deuteronomy: Definition, Summary & Author


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The Book of Deuteronomy comes in what position in the Torah?

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1. Both the Greek deuteronomion as well as the Hebrew Mishneh Torah may be translated as some form of:

2. The Book of Deuteronomy is often viewed as a crucial text in Jewish theology due to its focus on the worship of a single deity, a concept known as:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These study tools will evaluate your knowledge of the Book of Deuteronomy and its significance in Jewish theology. You'll need to know about the author attributed to Deuteronomy and in what position the book appears in the Torah to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions on the quiz and worksheet will cover the following material:

  • Which book Deuteronomy is within the Jewish Torah
  • Meaning of deuteronomion and Mishneh Torah
  • The term for worship of a single deity
  • Who is said to have written the Torah
  • Modern traditions that can be traced back to Deuteronomy

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Judaism in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Book of Deuteronomy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the significance of the Book of Deuteronomy in the Jewish religion

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson titled Book of Deuteronomy: Definition, Summary & Author if you'd like more details about this religious text. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the origin and meaning of the word deuteronomy
  • Explore how the teachings of Deuteronomy shape the Jewish faith
  • Summarize the Book of Deuteronomy
  • Discuss the seven distinct sections of the Book of Deutoronomy