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Theology II Austin Mid term

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Biblical Inspiration
process by which humans were inspired to write the bible
covenat
sacred agrement betwene god and his people
divine revelation
gods communicating of himself and his plan throughout history
monotheism
worship of one god
natural moral law
concience
patriarchs
ancestors of isralites
polytheism
worship of many gods
diffrance b/t literal and religous truths
that it is more important to know THAT god made the world rather than HOW
Sin
offense agins reason truth and right conscience
rainbow
appears afther the great flood
context
set of circumstances or facts that surround a pitucalar event, or situation
fertile crescent
Area of land in which abraham travles through to settle in haran
concubine
person selected by sterial wife to carry out her duties of bearing a son
cutting a covenant
cutting an animal in half and walking b/t it. ancinet form of contract
creationism
Literalist, take things word for word
What is a birthrite
right given to oldest son to inherit family property
what is a "blessing"
given by father to son when he comes of age
Why did esau give up his birthright to jacob
because he was hungary and did not care much about it
who recieves Isacs blessing?
jacob
what are the three stages of scripture development
Life, ora, and written
stage of scripture development in which people in storyies were living
life
stage in scripture development in which people passed stories down
oral
stage in scripture development in which stories were written
written
books that make up the torah
Genisis, leviticus, exodus, numbers, deutronomy
4 traditions in the hebrew scripture
yahwist (J), Elohist(E), Deuteronomic(D), Priestly(P)
Yahwist
tradition in which god is referd to as Yahweh
elohist
present god as a god of love but to be feared
deuteronomic
focuses on covenat w/ god
priestly
final version of pentatuch written during this time
what are the four main stories in primeval history
creation, the fall, noah and the great flood, tower of babel
hagar
slave given to abraham by his wife to bear a son for him
sarah
abrahams wife
ishmael
hagars son with abraham
isaac
son of abraham and sarah
rebekah
isaac's wife, brother of leban
jacob
isaac and rebekah's son, brother of esau, younger, father of 12 tribes of israle
esau
son of isaac and rekbekah, brother of jacob, older
rachel
wife of jacob, prefered by him
leah
wife of jacob, sister of rachel, less liked, but had more children
bilhah and zilpah
names of concubines given to jacob by lean and rachel
joseph
son of rachel and jacob, jacobs favorate son of jacob
benjamin
also son of rachel and jacob, rachel died after giving birth to
how many children besides joseph and benjamin did jacob have
10
Primeval history
time befour recorded history