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Unformatted text preview: were merely God’s creations for the Hebrews. Things other cultures had considered their supreme beings meant a significant amount less to the Hebrews. This emergence of the great Hebrew tradition of worshipping one god holds great meaning for people worldwide. The concept of “a God who transcends every phenomenon, who is not conditioned by any mode of manifestation” is one that has translated itself not only into Judaism, but also into Christianity (Beyond Philosophy, 243). This form of worship, completely unknown to man before the Hebrew people introduced it, is one that exists today in many lives throughout the nation, and throughout the world. The notion that there is one man in whom people can confide, have hope, and to whom they can turn for salvation is mind-boggling, and it serves as a source of comfort and a basis for morality for people all over....
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2008 for the course HONP 102 taught by Professor Garrett during the Fall '07 term at Montclair.
- Fall '07