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12 terms

OT-Chapter 3

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ancestor
any person that you're related to by blood who comes before you
anthropomorphic
attributing to human shape/form
circumcision
the physical sign of the covenant between man and God
covenant
a binding/solemn agreement between man or God/man
Deuteronomists (D)
writers of Deuteronomy
Elohists (E)
writers that use angels/visions/dreams as God's way of interacting w/ his people
myths
symbolic stories that express a spiritual truth or a basic belief about God
nomad
travelers, wanderers
Original Justice
Adam/Eve were in this state when created; peace w/ all things and no suffering/death
Patriarchs
male rulers/elders/leaders
Priestly Writers (P)
use "God" when speaking of God; God is far above his creations; use genealogies
Yahwist writers (J)
used Lord (God); God is human-likle; God is close to creations