REL 150 Lecture 10 - actually come from Egypt in a mass...

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REL 150 Lecture 10 14:21 Special Office Hours: 2-4pm Monday, 103 Morrill Hall The Nation of Israel (The Former Prophets) (Ch. 5) Themes o Israelites occupation of Canaan o Rise of kings, prophets, and the Temple o Catastrophe: Occupation and Exile by the Babylonians Merneptah (Pharaoh) Steela  o artifact that proves Israel was a real nation o Dates back to 1208 BCE 1300 to 1000 BCE is the period of the Israelites establishing their life in  Canaan o which consisted of war and conquer of native civilizations Canaanite/Israelite settlement o The Israelites were actually lower class Canaanites and they didn’t 
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Unformatted text preview: actually come from Egypt in a mass migration • Deuteronomistic History (ID term) o Combines the books of Deuteronomy to the books of the former prophets (Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings) Former Prophets (ID term) • Written as narratives, not poetry o Unified by theme that obedience leads to blessing and disobedience leads to curses Samuel • Relationship with Saul (is a king) is strained because he often brings bad news • Represents a transition figure o He was a judge but then becomes a prophet who answers to the Lord 14:21 14:21...
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2010 for the course REL 150 taught by Professor Frilingos,c during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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