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10.17 hb - 10.17.2007 Jeremiah and the Fall of the South I....

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10.17.2007 Jeremiah and the Fall of the South I. The Fall of the Southern Kingdom (586 BCE) A. The Reform of Josiah (640-609 BCE) 1. II Kings 22-23 2. King at age 8 3. “Did what was right in the eyes of the Lord…” 4. Restored Temple a. High priest found the Book of the Law (like Deuteronomy) b. Josiah was upset because he realized people were not following God and would be wiped out; orders reform c. Gets rid of foreign influences in temple i. Vessels for Baal, Asherah, and all the hosts of heaven ii. Idolatrous priests iii. Image of Asherah iv. Houses of male temple prostitutes 5. Killed in battle by the king of Egypt B. The End of Assyrian Rule 1. Asherbanapal (d. 627 BCE) – Jeremiah began to prophesy 2. c. 612 BCE Ninevah fell to Babylon C. The Rise and Fall of Babylon 1. Victory at Carchemish (605 BCE) – Egyptians and Assyrians teamed up and Babylon Won 2. First Revolt and Captivity of Judah (597 BCE) a. Jehoiakim stopped paying tribute (for being a vassal state) b. Nebuchadnezzar attacked c. Jehoiachin reigned
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course RELI 103 taught by Professor Smith during the Fall '07 term at UNC.

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