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  1. Theophany
  2. Ark of the Covenant
  3. Authorship of the Pentateuch
  4. Q
  5. Latter prophets
  1. a Primary post-Sinai symbol of the presence of God constructed by Moses at Mt. Sinai. Said to hold Ten Commandments, called "the footstool of YahWeh," leads to Promised Land
  2. b Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, "The Twelve"
  3. c An abbreviation for Quelle, the "common" material found in Matthew and Luke but not in their other written source, the Gospel of Mark. A hypothetical collection of sayings of Jesus.
  4. d Question of who wrote the Pentateuch:
    1. Did Moses write his own account of his own death, burial, mourning period and historical theological assessment?
    2. Doublets/multiple accounts/attestations (Exodus 20:8-11) VS (Deuteronomy 5:12-15) ->clash of rationales
    3. Differences in language, perpsective and theology
  5. e An appearance of God, frequently associated with fire (i.e. Moses & burning bush, Mount Sinai with thunder & lightning)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. German biblical scholar who researched the first five books of the Old Testament (Torah). Advanced the theory of documentary hypothesis, arguing that it's origins are redactions of the four texts: yahwist, elohist, deteuronomist, and priestly
  2. Edict of Cyrus
  3. People who lived in the area of israel called Samaria. The Samaritans came from Jews who married non-Jews.
  4. translation of Tanakh from Hebrew to Greek in beginning of 3rd c. B.C.E.
  5. Genesis 12-36. Section giving accounts of the ancestors of the Israelite people.

5 True/False Questions

  1. 515 B.C.E -- 70 C.ESecond Temple Period: The span of Jewish history spanning from the building of the 2nd temple in the Persian period to its destruction by the Romans in


  2. DualismJews that rose up in armed rebellion against Rome in 66ce; unsuccessful, and Jewish Temple in Jerusalem was destroyed


  3. Isaiah 6:8 & 1 Kings 228th-7th century prophet. Very controversial and most quoted book. The holy one of Israel


  4. SOD YAHWEHcouncil of the Lord, "call narrative" in Isaiah 6


  5. Primeval narrativesGenesis 1-11. The story of universal beginnings, against which Israel's story is set.


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