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The Old Testament   (c. 1000-300 B.C.E.) What do I need to read? “The Bible:  The Old Testament” Pages 52-56 in Vol. A “Genesis 1-3, Genesis 4, Genesis 6-9, Genesis 11” Pages 56-64 in Vol. A “Job” Pages 77-93 in Vol. A "Jonah" Pages 101-103 in Vol. A What is religion? it is any specific system of belief and worship, often involving a code of ethics and a philosophy it is any system of beliefs, practices, ethical values, etc., resembling, suggestive of, or likened to  such a system Where did these stories come from? Calendar of Biblical History B.C. (Before Christ) or B.C.E. (Before the Common Era) Prehistory                   Creation                                     Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden                                     Cain and Abel
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                                    Noah and the Flood                                     The Tower of Babylon c. 1700-c. 1250            Israelites enslaved in Egypt c. 1250-c. 1210            Moses, the exodus, the Ten Commandments c. 1010-c. 970              Reign of David c. 970-c. 931               Reign of Solomon c. 587/6                      Fall of Jerusalem, Jews in exile in Babylonia c. 538                          Return to Israel 333           Alexander the Great – Greek rule in Palestine 323.166           Palestine ruled by descendants of Alexander’s                                             generals 166.163           Jewish revolt and independence 63-64                          Roman rule 37.34           Herod the Great 6                                  The birth of Jesus A.D. (Anno domini, the year of our Lord) or C.E. (Common Era) c. 27                              Ministry of John the Baptist; baptism of Jesus and                                          beginning of his public ministry c. 30                              Death of Jesus Note: We will read stories from the New Testament in Unit 2. What is The Old Testament ? these are the sacred writings of the ancient Hebrews they are written in ancient Hebrew Moses is often seen as the author, but there is evidence of multiple persons and times involved early Hebrew leaders and prophets preached the idea of a single god, a god of justice and mercy,  who punished the sinful and rewarded those who acted rightfully and obeyed the divine law
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