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Unformatted text preview: Humanities Lecture: 1/20/06 The People and the Land Whats involved in occupying a land? I. The Relationship of the People to the Land A. Boundaries 2. The line drawn boundaries on maps keep changing. 3. A result of the political consequences and military conquests. 4. A cultural change occurs with the new names. a) i.e Judah, Gad, etc. b) The old names of Cain disappear 5. What are the problems that are created for Israelites as newcomers? 6. There is a close relationship between the Israelites and the land. 7. This emphasis between the Israelites and the land suggests there is a problem. 8. Abraham lives within the and, yet they are miniscule. A. Ambiguous Relationships 9. Resident Aliens a) In Genesis: Isaacs relationship to the philistines. Isaacs wealth increases and the people are intimidated by him. The philistines try to draw Isaac out. b) Abraham makes his servant swear to marry Isaac. Jacob marries a more accepted wife than Esau. Esau gets a wife in the land of Canaan. c) Abraham feels separated fro the Canaanites. 10. Owning and Possessing a) Throughout Genesis, God says that the land is promised to the holder of the covenant, yet there is not a speedy delivery. b) There is tension between possession of the land. They own the land, yet they dont possess it. 11. The Bases of Ownership a) Priority (1) Being here first b) Purchase (1) Bought it from people who were first....
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