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Midterm Review - REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TRAD 104 MIDTERM EXAM 1 What is a covenant And what is"the covenant as discussed in the first two books of

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REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TRAD 104 MIDTERM EXAM 1. What is a covenant? And what is “the covenant” as discussed in the first two books of the Hebrew Bible? How does the covenant evolve between the time of the earliest conversations between God and Abraham (roughly 1800 BCE) and the revelation at Sinai (roughly 1200 BCE)? The Definition of a covenant is an agreement between two of more sides in which promises and agreements are exchanged or talked about. “The Covenant” refers to the agreement made by god which Abraham, which concerns God choosing Abraham as the founder of a great nation in return that Abraham and all of his descendants will worship god. The main ways in which the covenant evolved over time was that Abraham was asked to acknowledge God and Pray to him, At Sinai the Jewish nation (Abrahams descendants) are asked to follow laws, perform rituals and, sacrifice 2. What central Jewish values emerge in the earliest books of the Jewish Bible, and how do those values differ from those of the other peoples of the ancient Near East? There are many values that can be found in the earliest parts of the Jewish Bible that distinguished the Jewish Nation from other nations in the ancient Near East. 1) The most significant difference was the Jewish nation believed in one god. The many nations that surrounded the Jewish Nation in the Middle East were nations that prayed to more than one god. The Jewish Nation was a Monotheistic one. 2)
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2008 for the course TRAD 104 taught by Professor Freeble during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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