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Chapter 3 - • Brings law through the Torah ♦ Ethical...

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Chapter 3 Classical Age 1100 B.C.E. to 336 B.C.E. Axial age 800 B.C.E. to 200 B.C.E. Dynamics Changes/shift Civilizational contributions Greece (Levack 68-69) Philosophy/science Drama/tragedy History Democracy Humanism rationalism Israel/Hebrew (Levack 55) Prophets Monotheism Ethical responsibility Social justice conversion Persia (Levack 58)
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Zoroastrianism Monotheism Good vs. evil Final judgment India Upanishads Hinduism Buddhism Jainism Liberation, enlightenment, Yoga China Confucianism Daoism Social order, Natural order Hebrews Develop a story of their people Creation By God Abraham Makes covenant with God Creation of monotheism and Judaism Moses
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Leader of Exodus (liberation of Jewish people)
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Unformatted text preview: • Brings law through the Torah ♦ Ethical responsibility Ten commandments David/Solomon • Introduce Kingship • David builds Jerusalem ♦ Temple cult Prophets (Axial Development) • Notion of guilt/conscience Babylonian Exile 287-538 B.C.E. • Scriptures are written Greeks City-states Aristocracies • Oligarchy (Sparta) Monarchies Democracy • Athens ♦ Hoplites Citizens Democracy Debate Philosophy ♦ Philosophy Cosmologists Sophists (Rhetoric) Truth is relative Socrates, Plato, Aristotle Truth is absolute and universal • Accessible through reason....
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