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  1. Jericho
  2. Central prophet
  3. Julius Wellhausen
  4. Authorship of the Pentateuch
  5. Four-source hypothesis
  1. a 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
  2. b A take on the synoptic gospels: Matthew and Luke used the sources of Mark, Q, M-Source and L-Source.
  3. c prophet in the center of religious and political power structure:
    Amos banned from preaching in Bethel -> in the center of religious and political power structure
  4. d 3-4: Crossing the Jordan in same way they went out of Egypt
    5: Circumsize the males and keep the Pentateuch
    6: the city -> 7 days (Genesis and "7th day") of marching and walls will fall down, "the shout"
  5. e 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

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Edict of Cyrus
  2. Genesis 12-36. Section giving accounts of the ancestors of the Israelite people.
  3. Part of the world
  4. Jewish upper class, adhered to the Torah, preserved sanctity of the temple, rejected belief in resurrection of the dead; coexisted with the Romans; others hated them for this
  5. Discusses who should run the Temple. Critical voices are subsumed in overwhelming narrative. Foretells that Jerusalem will be holy place.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. DeuteronomyRestatement of the law of Mt. Sinai on the plains of Moab, three addresses from Moses (1:1-6)


  3. 70 C.E.Jewish revolt and Jerusalem under attack by Roman army


  4. Synoptic Gospelscouncil of the Lord, "call narrative" in Isaiah 6


  5. Theophanya common way of referring to the Hebrew Bible, derived from the first letters of the Hebrew names of its three sections: Torah (T), Prophets (N), and Writings (K).


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