In the Social Hierarchy of Jewish culture, what is the Council made up of?
1. The High Priests
2. The Lay Senators
3. The Scribes, Scholars or Lawyers
All members were experts on religious questions
How many classes did the Palestinian Economic Structure consisted of? Name the classes.
Two social classes
1. The poor (peasants)
2. Land owners (well to do class)
Was there a middle class in the Palestinian Economic Structure?
NO! There was only the poor (bottom) and the land owners (top)
If your shamed yourself, would the shame just belong to you?
No. It would belong to your family and village. The shame would be passed around like a bad smell.
What was one of the reasons people had many children?
So that the children could take care of their parents when they become old. This displayed the Honour the children had for their parents.
Explain what "Honour" meant in Jewish times
To obey one's parents (it was the first commandment with promise). It was a very serious sin to fail to obey one's parents,
How did Jesus challenge the Jewish Purity System?
1. He dealt with people he should avoid
2. He did unconventional things
3. He did not observe customs about places and times
Jesus did not violate customs. He disagreed with some teachings of other teachers. What Jewish Code is this an example of?
Luke 4:14 is like an address to a certain story in the Bible. What is the correct term of this "address"