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Comes from an anthology - different texts and times


blends it so you can't see the difference


edited together


God has a man's shape; Anthropos - man; Morph - Shape


attributing human emotions to things; EX: following bears in animal planet and saying they're sad


subordination; no specific order


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

Narrative Doubling

how things happen twice; Attributing them to different traditions

Type Scene

a certain kind of recurrent narrative structure that appears repeatedly but with differences; Betrothal, Annunciation, Naming

Fraternal Conflict

acts of violence between brothers


how texts talk to each other; the bible reads itself; we understand it through repetition

Inter Biblical Exegeses

the bible reads itself through images

Exogamous Relationship

deals with the power of a group


epiphany of God

Leutrate Marriage

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


capable of seeing God


something that is used magically to ward off evil (turning danger away)


Second Law; Deutero - Second (in order), Nomas - Law


Theos - God, Dilce - Justice


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


falsely attributed writing


defines properties that a poem has to define poetry; criteria


applying it to something that might not be poetry; assumption


an extended metaphor


cryptic statement(s)

Good News



a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson


story of one person

Synoptic Gospel

follow the same structure and narrative language; Mathew, Mark, and Luke


reads the Old Testament as shadow interpretations of the New Testament


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

Petrine Christianity (Peter)

kept the old traditions

Pauline Christianity (Paul)

thought the old traditions didn't matter


bearing a false or fictitious name


belief in or the perception of purposeful development toward an end


on the threshold; on the boundary (Moses and Ruth)


the state or fact of being the firstborn of children of the same parents


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

Text type

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


the Jewish Bible, also called the Hebrew Bible. The word Tanak is an acronym: TaNaK, for the three major types of writing in the Hebrew Bible, arranged in order: Torah, Nevi'im (the Prophets) and Ketuvim (the Writings)

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