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Hebrew name for God,
Four Constants of Yahweh, Vowels of Adonai, nonsensical
A common Semitic word for God used in the Bible, can be Big G, God or little g, gods
A Canaanite-Phoenician term meaning "lord" or "master" the son of El and god of storm and rain that gives life to growing things Before the exile to Babylon, he was Yahweh's chief rival for Israel's worship
Canaanite goddess of fertility
Principle of Analogy
"Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence"
The Specific stories of the bible are not the type of stories that would present archaeological/material evidence or inscriptional evidence.
interpretive approach whose primary concern is the assessment of the historicity of events recorded in Scripture, often with negative results
A collection of sacred books containing diverse materials concerning the origins, experiences, beliefs, and practices of the early Hebrew people. Most of the extant text was compiled by members of the priestly class in the fifth century B.C.E.
A Greek word meaning "five books," referring to the first five books of the Old Testament. 5 books of Moses
The ancient fathers of the Jewish people, whose stories are recounted in the Book of Genesis
"The assembly of gods, over which the high god presides. In the Bible, YHWH is described as the head of the divine council, and prophets claim to have witnessed or participated in its meetings."
An attempt to identify primary resources that were compiled into biblical documents.
A scholarly theory that the Pentateuch is not the work of one author, such as Moses, but the product of many generations of anonymous scribes and editors, the hypothetical four main sources are known as J, E, D and P
The Pentateuch represents the conflation of four different sources rather than the work of primarily one author. Jawist, Elohist, Deuteronomy, Priestly
The time of Saul, David, and Solomon, when Israel and Judah were unified under one king
kingdoms split between the Kingdom of Israel in the north, and Judah in the south, with Jerusalem as its capitol. In 722, the Kingdom of Israel is conquered by Assyria's ruler, Sennacherib, and the Jews are sent by a mass deportation and assimilate with the cultures around them. The Kingdom of Judah survives for another 150 years, and the Chaldeans destroy the kingdom in 586 BCE, and have a policy of deportation, yet it is different from Sennacherib's policy- not all the population of Judah is exiled. The period ends by Nebuchadnezzar destroying the Temple.
to be free of some flaw or uncleanness which would bar one from contact with holy objects or places, especially from contact with the holy presence of God in worship.
Not purified according to the ceremonial law of Moses; unclean/Defiled by sin or guilt; unholy; unhallowed
A person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place. Who's the scapegoat?
Acknowledges more than one god, but only worships one.
The belief in and worship of only one God
The portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant throughout their travels in the desert.
Ark of Covenant
That is the wooden chest covered with gold, in which were written the Ten Commandments.
creatures which are usually depicted guarding something sacred
Reconciliation between God and humanity/
n. Amends, reparation, or expiation made from wrong or injury.
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