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attributing human emotions to things; EX: following bears in animal planet and saying they're sad
the placing together of sentences, clauses, or phrases without a conjunctive word or words
something that tries to explain why things are the way they are; The Tower of Babel and the fragmentation of language
a certain kind of recurrent narrative structure that appears repeatedly but with differences; Betrothal, Annunciation, Naming
how texts talk to each other; the bible reads itself; we understand it through repetition
if a man marries a woman and dies before he can have a child, his next in line should marry his widow and name it
it renames the books of the bible; a Greek version of the Hebrew Scriptures that dates from the 3rd century B.C., containing both a translation of the Hebrew and additional and variant material, regarded as the standard form of the Old Testament in the early Christian Church and still canonical in the Eastern Orthodox Church
study of the last; any system of doctrines concerning last, or final, matters, as death, the Judgment, the future state
a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson
mixed race that the pure bloods did not like so they were cast out; made compromises with outsiders when they were told not to do so
the first five books of the Bible: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. Means "five books" or "five tools" also known as Torah
one of the names of God found in the Hebrew Bible; like "Jehovah" it is formed from the Tetragrammaton YHWH, with vowels added. In many English language Bibles it is written LORD (all capital letters). In OT source criticism, Yahweh is distinguished from another common name for God, "Elohihm," and considered as a marker of which hypothetical source each part of the Pentateuch comes from
a group of ancient manuscripts with many characteristics in common, presumably because of their having been copied in close proximity to one another. Grouping the thousands of ancient manuscripts into "text types" allows scholars to discuss variations in more general terms than would be possible if each manuscript were treated as a unique entity
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