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Chapter 2 notes - Hebrews Abraham Yahweh=YHWH Covenant...

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Hebrews Abraham Yahweh=YHWH Covenant Monotheism Monolatry David Jerusalem Temple to Yahweh Babylonian Exile Hebrews - - Evidence is found through their religious writings; not physical or structural evidence such as the Egyptian pyramids. - Earliest writing is found in 950 B.C. Abraham- - From the Babylonian city of Ur, in Mesopotamia, Semitic language. - He was the founder of the Hebrews. - He was alive during 1800 B.C., the same time as the Law Code of Hammurabi. - His followers move into the Land of Canaan, they were semi-nomadic people (mostly shepherds). - His followers worshipped a transcendent god, who was all powerful. - Had a paternal relationship; show respect, obedience, and love to their god. Think that all other gods are false gods and demons=Ten Commandments. - Yahweh= means All powerful, supreme god. - Monotheism-belief that only one god exists. When the collapse occurs in the New Kingdom, the Exodus story is formed in the Bible. Covenant
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course SOCL 2001 taught by Professor Mecom during the Spring '07 term at LSU.

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