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Unformatted text preview: Death and Afterlife in Ancient Israel ▼ ❑ Chronology • ❑ EXODUS ca. 1300 BCE ▼ ❑ Leadership of Moses • ❑ The Covenant between Israel and Yahweh, the God of the Tabernacle ▼ ❑ JOURNEY THROUGH THE SINAI ▼ ❑ Law of Moses includes prohibitions of "necromancy" & "necrolatry" ▼ ❑ necromancy ▼ ❑ Summoning of the dead ▼ ❑ law of moses strictly forbids this, punishable by death • ❑ worship of dead is also forbidden ▼ ❑ The Mosaic Prohibition Of Death Cult (cont'd) ▼ ❑ "No oneshall be found among you who makes a son or daughter pass through fire, or who practices divination, r a soothsayer, or an augor, or a sorcerer, one who casts spells, or who consults ghosts or spirits, or who seeks oracles from the dead. For whosoever does these things is abhorrent to the Lord; It is because of abhorrent practices that the lord your god..." • ❑ Deauteromy 18: 10-12 Leviticus 20:6-7 ▼ ❑ The Oldest Israelite Understanding Of Death and Afterlife ▼ ❑ "She'ol,"...
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