torah, histories, wisdom books, and prophets
List the four types of books in the O.T.
historical, political, faith
determine original meaning of a text, and its meaning forus today
genisis, exodus, leviticus, numbers, and deutoronomy
5 books of the torah
yahwist, elohist, priestly, deutoronomic
list the 4 torah sources
6th century B.C.during the Babylonian exile
Much of the o.t. was written down when?
In the first creation story, the sun, moon, and stars are not ___________, but are created by God as _________.
Basic Judeo-Christian additude
God is good, we are good, life is good, God cares about all creation and wants us to be happy.
the first sin of humanity
the refusal to acknowledge God as God and ourselves as dependent on God
Adam & Eve
Cain and Abel are the sons of..?
Cain is angry and jealous, so he murders Abel.
what happens in the story of Cain and Abel?
There is such depravity on the earth due to sin spreading that god _______ creating the human race
God's love for every creature on earth and the promise that the world would never be destroyed by a flood again.
The rainbow was a sign of..
Noah and the flood
what was the first instance in the bible of a covenant between God and human beings?
Abraham was alive from..
his struggle to understand the mystery of the gods
what is the story of abrahams call all about?
there is one god above all other gods.
abraham then realizes that..
jews, christians, and muslims
abraham became the father of the faith of..
identifies Abram's people as God's people; people marked with a sign of faith
who was abrahams son?
who was isaacs son?
lamb of god.
jesus became the_______ when he was given up to humanity.
his name will be changed to israel
when jacob wrestles with a man and asks for a blessing, he is told that..
means "the one who has contended with divine human beings
jacobs descendants, the chosen ones, are called
the 12 tribes of israel
jacob (israel)'s sons will become
the story of _________, jacob's son, is the story of the arrival in egypt
means "I am who I am"
moses is given the 10 commandments
sealing the covenant
moses is given the 13 attributes of God
rules for holiness and rituals
means "in the wilderness"
means "second law"