World history (The Hebrews and the Origins of Judaism)
Terms in this set (10)
How did the religious believes of the ancient Israelites differ from those of other nearby peoples?
The Israelites believe in only one God, while other peoples believed in many gods
According to Israelite belief, what was God's covenant with Abraham?
The covenant makes the Israelites the chosen people, expressing the believe that God has a plan for the people of Israel
Which political principle is supported by the 10 Commandments?
Rule of law
Which of the following statements best describes the Israelites?
Thier kingdom was divided into two, Israel and Judah, after Solomon's death
Which term best describes the spread of Judaism beyond Southwest Asia?
What was one important effect of the development of monotheism?
It formed the basis of three major world religions.
Which of the following describes the continuing relationship of the ancient Israelites with God?
How did the 10 Commandments influence later political and legal ideas? (select all that apply)
By promoting social responsibility
by supporting the idea that laws should apply to everyone equally
Which of these statements best describes Solomon's role as king of Israel?
His diplomacy aimed to increase Israel's regional influence
What caused Jacob to take his family to Egypt?