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Intro to New Testament Assignment 3 1. Define the following terms according to the textbook in no less than two sentences. a. Hellenism - the national character or culture of Greece, especially ancient Greece. The study or imitation of ancient Greek culture. b. Diaspora - the dispersion of the Jews beyond Israel. Jews living outside Israel. The dispersion of any people from their original homeland. c. Septuagint- a Greek version of the Jewish Scriptures redacted in the third and second centuries B.C. by Jewish scholars and adopted by Greek-speaking Christians. d. Apocrypha- writings or statements of dubious authenticity. Books included in the Septuagint and Vulgate but excluded from the Jewish and Protestant canons of the Old Testament — see Bible Table. Early Christian writings not included in the New Testament. 2. What were the Major Philosophical Schools? Describe them. The main schools of Chinese logic are: Confucianism: This school was produced from the lessons of the perceptive Confucius (551 - 479 B.C.), and gathered in the Analects of Confucius. It is an arrangement of good, social, political, and semi religious idea, whose impact additionally spread to Korea and Japan.
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Taoism: Occasionally likewise composed Daoism, Taoism is a reasoning, which later additionally formed into a religion. Tao truly signifies "way" or "way", although it all the more regularly utilized as a meta-physical term that portrays the stream of the universe, or the power behind the common request.
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