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Unformatted text preview: -Area of the Southern Hebrew Kingdom was called Judah, from which comes the name Jews-Remained subject to the political domination of various Near Eastern powers-Idea of a great judgment by God and rewards or punishments depending on whether they followed the laws or not o Apocalypticism o Influenced Christianity-Retained cultural identity by following their religion, no matter where they lived-Diaspora came to characterize their history-Made scripture important to religion, influenced Christianity and Islam, because all three religions put their sacred texts at the center of their beliefs Thesis: The development of Hebrew monotheism created the worlds first monotheistic religion, and laid the groundwork for the development of later monotheistic religions, such as Christianity and Islam....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course HIST 1201 taught by Professor Howardeisenstatt during the Fall '07 term at Seton Hall.
- Fall '07
- The Bible