the official collection of inspired books of sacred Scripture that contain the witness and instruction for our faith.
people enslaved in Egypt who eventually became the community known as Israel
a people who unified around 1050 -1000 BC and included Canaanites, the hapiru, the shasu, Sea peoples and the original Hebrews.
a sacred agreement between god and his people
the saving act of god throughout human history
the process by which god the holy spirit assisted a human author in writing a book of the bible
male leader of a family or tribe
unwritten, memorized accounts of historical events and stories
teaching authority of the catholic church (pope and bishops)
ancient near east- under rule from Mesopotamia and egypt
70 books translate into greek around second century BCE
first patriarch of Judaism- founding father.
god's communication of gods self and gods plan- human understanding continually develops and deepens throughout scripture
gods gift to the people to let them know what will happen to them if they do not want to keep the law