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Antonio Garcia HIST 1010 August 29, 2010 Question: How does the Israelite’s religion differ from the Egyptians? The Israelites religion has many differentiations from the Egyptian religion that was studied in the Book of the Dead. The most obvious difference is that the Israelite religion has only one god as opposed to the Egyptian religion which had many gods. In the Book of the Dead we were able to see how then book decrees that one has followed the rules and has not committed any actions seen as unfavorable by the gods. In the Israelite religion we see more of
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Unformatted text preview: an implementation of the commandments that were set forth by god as opposed of just denying any shameful or forbidden actions. In the Israelite religion it implicitly states not to follow any other gods as in the Book of the Dead the Egyptian religion worshiped many gods and named them all as well as their earthly attributes. In the Israelite religion it also credits god for the tangible objects and lands that the Israelites possess and also give god credit for being able to get away from the suffering the Israelites were being subjected to in Egypt....
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  • Spring '10
  • wikeart
  • Ancient Egypt, bible, israelite religion, Black Hebrew Israelites

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