Chapter 4- Religion
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Earthly style using anthropomorphic style.
Basic framework of the Pentateuch.
Places emphasis on morality and law.
Reward for obeying the covenant and punishment for sin.
Lists, genealogies, numbers, and dates.
Coherent framework for the Pentateuch.
Emphasis on prophecies especially Elisha and Elijah and on monarchy.
Abraham is the central figure.
Includes a serpent and a "tree of knowledge of good and evil." The serpent is a symbol of evil. Adam and Eve bit into the fruit from the forbidden tree.
Truths of the First Creation Story
There is only one God.
God planned creation.
Everything that God made is good.
The Sabbath is a special day for rest and worship.
Ways in which Abraham showed Faith in God
He believed and obeyed God's summons. He trusted and obeyed him without protest, bargaining, or hesitation. He put aside his doubts to follow his Lord God.
How many creation stories are there in Genesis?
There are two creation stories in Genesis.
Who was Joseph sold into slavery by?
He was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers.
In which book of the Bible is the story of Joseph found? Moses? Abraham?
How did God first appear to Moses?
God first appeared to Moses in a burning bush.
What did God first tell Moses to do?
God told Moses to take off his sandals because he was on holy ground in God's presence.
Who dies at the end of Genesis?
Joseph dies at the end of Genesis.
Where did God give Moses the 10 Commandments?
God gave Moses the 10 Commandments on Mount Sinai.
Who is Isaac?
Isaac was the son of Abraham and Sarah. He was about to be sacrificed from his father because God told his father to.
What is the Final Plague?
The angel of death came to Egypt and killed the first born son
What was the length of time that the Israelites spent in the desert?
They spent 40 years in the desert.
Who was the Pharaoh?
The Pharaoh was an Egyptian who enslaved the Hebrews but released them after the first Passover.
Who is Rebecca?
Rebecca was the wife of Isaac and the mother of Jacob and Esau.
Who is Sarah?
Sarah is the wife of Abraham.
Who is Joseph?
Joseph is Jacob's favorite son. He freed Joseph from the work his brothers had to do and he gave him a long tunis as a sign of special esteem. His brothers were jealous and wanted to kill him but instead they sent him to Egypt where he was put into slavery. He was later made into chief governor of Egypt.
Who is Moses?
He was raised by an Egyptian princess. God appeared to Moses in a burning bush and he instructed Moses to return to Egypt to lead the Chosen people to freedom.
Who is Abraham?
Abraham is the husband of Sarah. God made a covenant with Abraham. God asked Abraham to sacrifice his only son and he obeyed and trusted in God without protest, bargaining, or hesitation.
How did Moses come to be raised as an Egyptian?
Born an Israelite, Moses was rescued and drawn from a river and raised by an Egyptian princess who unknowingly hired Moses' mother as his nurse.
What were the 10 Plagues?
The 10 Plagues were blood, frogs, bug, wild animals, pestilence, boils, hail, locust, darkness, and death of the first-born son.
How was the Pharaoh affected by the 10 Plagues?
The pharaoh's son was killed.
What is the Sinai Covenant?
YHWH made a covenant with the people through Moses. In this covenant it bound God and the Chosen People in a personal, loving union. It revealed God's special love and mercy for them. It stipulated how God's people were to respond to his love by instructing them to follow the commandments and be faithful to God in obedience and worship.
Where is the story of Joseph found?
The story of Joseph is found in the book of Genesis.
Who is the central figure of the Pentateuch?
Moses in the central figure.
What is Incarnation?
The dogma that God's eternal Son assumed a human nature and became man in order to save us from our sins. Jesus Christ, the Second Person of the Trinity, is both true God and true man.
What is Concupiscence?
An inclination to commit sin that arises from our human desires or appetites. It is one of the temporal consequences of Original Sin, even after receiving the Sacrament of Baptism.
What were the 3 effects of Adam and Eve's sin?
Alienates us from others.
Alienates us from God.
Alienates us from the natural world.
What is the Passover?
The Passover is when the Jews were saved by the angels of death.
Who was the leader of the Egyptian people?