NOtes for secular judaism

NOtes for secular judaism - First Class notes Biblcial...

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First Class notes Biblcial History No concencus Belhaasen - german- started to loook at bible as written by man and al itterary book. Not history. Litterary. Ungeluulbright ?- wanted to porve it was history, archeologists. Trying to prove bible is a historical document. Prehistory vs. History The invention of writing- 3400 BCE mesoptamia Writing appears in Egypt (hieroglypics) around 3200-3100bce. o Mesoptamia first to use writing as aw ay to deliver information. First time there is a sign with a phenotypal meaning. o In different places, history begins at different times. Archeology define Bible supposedly depicts a period Periodization of the Jewish Bible Period of the patriarchs- the book of genesis 2000- 1500 bce middle bronze period Exodus from Egypt- book of exudos Joshua- 1550-1250 bce late bronze period King david and King soloon- the second book of Samuel around 1000 bce the iron period. Destruction of the first temple 586 bce Persian period
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2009 for the course JWST-121 Jwst-121 taught by Professor Professorcohen during the Spring '09 term at Tulane.

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