Reli. Notes 5

Reli. Notes 5 - Early Judaism: o The Hebrew Bible: 1st 5...

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Early Judaism: o The Hebrew Bible: 1 st 5 books called the Torah/ Pentateuch Histories Prophets The writings/ poetical and wisdom books Jewish canon contains 24 books Roman Catholicism recognizes 46 o Israelite perspectives on life after death: Communication and relationships w/ the spirit world and the dead Ancestor worship had effect on dead, and dead could influence the lives of the living Sheol was site for the dead Yahweh alone position: Kings Hezekiah and Josaiah want people to worship only Yahweh More focus on living than the dead Impermeable boundary between living and Sheol Apocalyptic restoration of Israel: Hope that Yahweh would restore the nation of Israel Allow dead to be resurrected to enjoy state again Zoroastrianism o Dualistic cosmic battle o Savior will come save earth o Idea that both body and soul will both exist in the afterlife o Communal view that all humans or no humans will pass on to heaven
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course RELI 125 taught by Professor Styers during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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Reli. Notes 5 - Early Judaism: o The Hebrew Bible: 1st 5...

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