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ezra-neh - 1 STUDY GUIDE RETURN FROM EXILE Introduction to...

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STUDY GUIDE RETURN FROM EXILE Introduction to Ezra T F Ezra-Nehemiah forms a single book in the Hebrew Bible, though it is separated into two books in Christian tradition. Persia defeated the Babylonian empire in 539 BCE. What is an edict? Use any standard English dictionary. Write the definition below. Who was the Persian ruler whose edict allowed the Jews to return and rebuild Jerusalem and its temple? T F All the exiles left Babylon and made the pilgrimage back to Jerusalem in one dramatic march through the desert between Babylon and Judah. T F The return of the exiles from Babylon to Judah apparently happened in three or four stages from about 538 to 445 BC. T F It is not until the return from exile that God’s people begin to understand themselves as a “people of the Book.” Which is not a designation for the writings that were officially regarded as sacred at the beginning of the Persian period? a.
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course REL 1310 taught by Professor Holleyman during the Spring '08 term at Baylor.

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