Lecture 4 - 2 N evi'im Prophets Historical Works"Early...

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Lecture 4 - RLST 2600 Introduction to Biblical Judaism General features: National religion. o Relation to non-religious Jewish nationalism. Religious importance of History. Interplay between homeland and exile . Emphasis on practice, more than on theology. The Structure of the Hebrew Bible: TaNaKh : Hebrew Name Translation Other Renderings Contents 1. T orah Teaching, Instruction Five Books of Moses Pentateuch Law History of humanity from creation of world to death of Moses (before the Israelites' entry to Promised Land) Laws given to Israel at Mount Sinai through Moses
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Unformatted text preview: 2. N evi'im Prophets Historical Works ("Early Prophets"): History of Israel from conquest of Promised Land to Beginning of Second Commonwealth Teachings (often in poetry) of "Prophets" 3. K etuvim [Sacred] Writings Hagiographa Various types, usually later than other sections: • Prayers (Psalms) • stories (Ruth, etc.) • love poetry (Song of Songs) • proverbs (Proverbs) • philosophy and theology (Ecclesiastes, Job) • history (Chronicles, Ezra-Nehemiah) • laments over Jerusalem (Lamentation s) • Apocalypse (Daniel)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/15/2008 for the course RLST 2600 taught by Professor Valeta,dav during the Fall '07 term at Colorado.

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Lecture 4 - 2 N evi'im Prophets Historical Works"Early...

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