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12 terms

ch.7vocab

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atonement
reparation for an offense through a volutary action that compensates for the injustice done
exodus
God's saving intervention in history by which he liberated the Hebrews
holocaust
a type of ald tesstement sacrafice in which the entire item of sacrafice was burned
israelites
The jewish people, chosen by God to be his people and named after Israel (Jacob), from whose twelve sons the tribes of Israel descend. God formed Israel into his priestly people in their people in their exodus from the slavery of Egypt, when he made the old covenant.
leviticus
Third book of the Bible; named from its contents which deal entirely with the service of God and the religious ceremonies to be performed by the members of the tribe of Levi, both priests and Levites.
old testement
46 books of the bible which record hitory of salvation
original sin
The corruption and guilt that the human race has inherited from Adam and Eve. The doctrine of original sin tells us that sin is universal, that it keeps reproducing, and that it is extremely hard to get rid of.
passover
Also known as Pasch; Jewish feast commemorating the deliverance of the Jewish people from death by the blood of the lamb sprinkled on the doorposts in Egypt, which the angel of death saw and passed over. The Eucharist celebrates the new Passover.
pentateuch
the name for the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy
pharoh
A king of ancient Egypt often worshiped like a god
proto-evangelium
From the Greek "proto" meaning "first" and "evaggelos" meaning "bringing good news." The first message of Good News -the first Gospel- is Genesis 3:15 in which the promise of the Messiah and the Redeemer is foretold.
yahweh
the personal name of the god of Irsael