Humanities Lecture 1.25

Humanities Lecture 1.25 - Humanities Lecture 1/25 The...

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Humanities Lecture: 1/25 The Nations How do the Israelites think about themselves in relation to other nations? The Israelites think that the reign of David was the best. Introduction I. Geography and Ethnicity A. How ethnic groups coalesce is through where they live B. The Israelites do not have a slice of geography of their own. C. They are a placeless ethnic group, but they are waiting. II. Ethnicity Vs. Territory A. Tribal Groups 1. There were states which housed tribal groups 2. As such states matured, there was a process of civilization and beurcritzation  that separated and disrupted the sense of a common ethnicity 3. When a state would become more powerful, they annex more states and thus,  further disrupting the ethnic process 4. There exists a powerful separation between states who are more ethnic and  those who are more territorial B. Kingdom of David and Solomon 1. The biblical historians see the Israelites as an ethnic groups 2. The state under David and Solomon is clearly seen as a territorial state. The Family of Nations
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