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Unformatted text preview: interesting. This person is Faust, a medieval scholar who sells his soul to the devil. I think it would just be intriguing to know what he got in return. The book say “knowledge”, but that term is too vague. I was confused by a part of the chapter that says, “…an act symbolizing God’s intent to make both Gentiles and Jews his own people.” I’m not confused as to why he wants both peoples, but rather why they follow such different rules. As an example, Jews have certain dietary restrictions such as having to eat kosher, they fast, and they make journeys to the Temple. These two groups also celebrate different holidays (Christmas and Hanukkah) and observe different scriptures (the Bible and the Torah). I know God is here for all people, but if Jews don’t need to obey certain things, or if the same goes for Gentiles, then why do they?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2011 for the course THEOLOGY 220 taught by Professor Nichols during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '11