Exam 1 Study Guide - -Josephus The Call of Abraham •...

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Items/Events/People you should know: --the call of Abraham --the story of Moses and the Exodus --the essay on Mt. Sinai and Leviticus --Samuel, the rise of kingship, and David --the Davidic covenant --the divided monarchy --the destruction of the Northern Kingdom --prophets --Jewish Restoration Theory --Alexander's conquest of the East --syncretism --the revolt of the Maccabees --Jewish Sects --apocalyptic eschatology --the Dead Sea Scrolls --Herod the Great --the Jewish revolt against Rome
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Unformatted text preview: --Josephus The Call of Abraham • Abraham’s call was a call to salvation and service • Exiled • "Abraham, I WILL make of thee a great nation, and I WILL bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou SHALT be a blessing: and I WILL bless them that bless thee, and curse them that curse thee: and in thee shall all the families of earth be blessed" • Abraham’s descendents became the nation of Israel • Left Ur Haran and traveled to Canaan • •...
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